1. Nuts are high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats (omega 6 and 9) that help lower LDL (bad cholesterol) and triglyceride level.

  2. Nuts help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

  3. Nuts are high in copper, which is an important factor for production of skin, hair and collagen.

  4. Nuts are source of manganese, folate, biotin, vitamin B1, vitamin B3 (niacin) and zinc.

  5. Nuts are naturally cholesterol free.

  6. Nuts contain phytosterol that helps preventing cholesterol absorption into cells.

    7.  Peanuts are excellent source of resveratrol (antioxidant found in red wine) and other antioxidant polyphenols. Roasting nuts enhances the antioxidant activity.

    8. Nuts help reduce the risk of developing gallstones.

    9. Nuts help reduce the risk of decline in cognitive function.

  10. Nuts help prevent weight gain.