RAW NUTS

Raw nuts contain beneficial to health fats and high amounts of protein. Because of the small amount of calories they are recommended for people engaged in sports and provide the energy required. They may be included in the strictest diet. Microelements that are a typical part of the composition of raw nuts - zinc, manganese, selenium, magnesium, copper, contribute to the health of   human body. Vitamin E contained in nuts is a powerful antioxidant.

pistachios Pistachio32 Origin: USA

The pistachio is one of the nuts which humans used the longest time in their history. An excellent supplier of easily absorbed protein, B group vitamins and vitamin E, iron, copper, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, pistachio was present in the menu of people since 6000 BC.

It belongs to a group of food products with the most powerful antioxidant properties. Thanks to its high nutritional value the nuts of pistachio are recommended for recovery of exhausted organisms.

The pistachio contains fewer calories, less fat and more protein in comparison to other nuts.

Also useful in severe physical and mental stress - removes fatigue and improves self-esteem. To the attention of intellectuals - pistachio has a favorable effect on the brain!  A very good source of omega 9 fatty acids that along with vitamin E help to cleanse the body.

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 557 Kcal
  2330 kJ
Fats, 44 g
of which saturates 5 g
Carbohydrate, 28 g
of which sugars 8 g
Protein 21 g
Fibres 10 g
Sodium 0.001 g

 

Pistachio is contained in following NICS  varieties:

290x100 blueberries pistachios cranberries

macadamia

Origin: Kenya makadiami

Macadamia is the   nut with hardest shell. Its producers also assess it as the most expensive walnut in the world!
The nut contains a very high amount of fatty acids   which reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol in blood. This is healthy for heart, memory and appearance because of the content of B group vitamins and nicotinic acid, as well as phosphorus, potassium, sodium, selenium, iron and calcium.

Macadamia oil contains approximately 22% omega-7 palmitic acid, with a  well  expressed  antioxidant effect. Specialists claim that it plays a key role in reducing the aging process of the cell.

 

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 718 Kcal
  3008 kJ
Fats, 76 g
of which saturates 12 g
Carbohydrate, 14 g
of which sugars 5 g
Protein 8 g
Fibres 9 g
Sodium 0.005 g

 

Macadamia is contained   in following NICS varieties:

290x100 macadamia cherries hezelnuts

cacao

Origin: Belgium

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Mayans and Aztecs in South America used cocoa beans as a bargaining unit and considered it a sacred plant. Because of its mineral composition, a wide range of unique qualities, high levels of magnesium and a high concentration of antioxidants, cocoa is a powerful nutritional and healthy product.

Cocoa nuts are rich in many vitamins and elements. They contain over 200 compounds. They supply the body the necessary amounts of copper and potassium, which are important for a healthy cardiovascular system. On  the other hand, magnesium and calcium contained in the beans care for the proper functioning of all major organs. Many studies have shown that cocoa beans are one of the best sources of antioxidants. In cocoa, they are many times more than in green tea, blueberries, red wine. Antioxidants are important because they protect cells from damage and premature aging, and besides this regulate cholesterol levels.

Cocoa improves metabolism, provides energy and makes the body feel cheerful and fresh. Because of the high content of tryptophan, cocoa beans instantly rise mood and act as a natural antidepressant. When we eat cocoa beans, in our body are released happiness hormones - endorphin and serotonin.

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 464 Kcal
  1941 kJ
Fats, 43 g
of which saturates 25 g
Carbohydrate, 36 g
of which sugars 0 g
Protein 14 g
Fibres 32 g
Sodium 0 g

 

Cocoa beans are contained in following NICS varieties:

290x100 almond cacao blackcurrant

hezelnuts

Origin: Turkey

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Ancient Romans and Greeks used hazelnuts as remedy. They knew that these nuts are extremely rich in potassium, calcium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, iron, copper and zinc, as well as significant amount of iodine.

Hazelnuts are a good source of vitamins E and C, which are strong antioxidant. These nuts are high in folic acid, which contributes to the proliferation of cells.

They improve heart function and reduce levels of bad cholesterol. 88% of the nut fat is unsaturated hazelnuts. There is almost no carbohydrates in them, and the amount of fat is small. Therefore, according to nutritionists, they are extremely suitable for diets. Nuts are rich in manganese, a substance involved in the processes of growth and reproduction in body.

 

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 625 Kcal
  2615 kJ
Fats, 61 g
of which saturates 4 g
Carbohydrate, 17 g
of which sugars 4 g
Protein 15 g
Fibres 10 g
Sodium 0 g

 

Hazelnuts are contained in the following types of NICS:

290x100 macadamia cherries hezelnuts

barazilNuts

Origin: Bolivia

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There is no better way one to get element selenium than to eat Brazil nuts. Two nuts a day provide the right amount of "microelement of long life" known as selenium. They are one of the best antioxidants among nuts and seeds.

Selenium has a very strong antioxidant properties, it fights free radicals, which are main causes of cells aging. This is one of the nuts of highest protein content. It has a strong anti-inflammatory and regenerative effect.

In the chemical composition of this fruit from Amazon forests are also: vitamins C, B6 and E, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, for which it is certain that reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Because of fiber and protein contained in it, Brazilian walnut is used to control hunger. It lowers cholesterol and blood sugar.

Brazil nut stimulates the production of testosterone in the male body.

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 656 Kcal
  2740 kJ
Fats, 66 g
of which saturates 15 g
Carbohydrate, 12 g
of which sugars 2 g
Protein 14 g
Fibres 8 g
Sodium 0.03 g

 

Brazil nut is contained in the following types of NICS:

290x100 chia apricot brazil

pecan

Origin: Mexico

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Pecan nut is the perfect for appropriate nutrition.

Also known as "oil walnut " pecan is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that help for sound health. It contains B vitamins, vitamins A and E and many minerals: magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, potassium.  One of the best sources of easily digestible proteins.

American scientists have discovered that this type of walnut contains a special form of vitamin E, which protects body from infections.

Unlike other nuts, pecan nuts have a delicate texture that makes them easy to digest. They have ability to reduce high cholesterol by reducing levels of "bad" cholesterol and potassium and magnesium in them, make them irreplaceable for human health.

The high content of manganese helps the thyroid gland.

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 691 Kcal
  2891 kJ
Fats, 72 g
of which saturates 6 g
Carbohydrate, 14 g
of which sugars 4 g
Protein 10 g
Fibres 9 g
Sodium 0 g

 

Pecan is contained in the following varieties of NICS :

290x100 apples pecan cinnamon290x100 cashew gojiberry pecan

cashew

Origin: India

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Everybody knows the curved form of cashew nuts. Although we call it a nut it is actually the seed of the cashew tree and it grows on top of its fruit -the so called  cashew-apple.

These nuts are generous of monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamins of group B, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, copper, selenium, magnesium, iron and zinc. They are rich of easily absorbed proteins.

It has a low glycemic index (22 +/- 5) and low glycemic load coefficient (2.86 / 50 g). This makes it a recommended part of the diet of overweight people and diabetics. Like other nuts, cashews helps preventing obesity and problems with gall.

Cashews  increases body's resistance to stress and lowers cholesterol levels.

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 553 Kcal
  2313 kJ
Fats, 44 g
of which saturates 8 g
Carbohydrate, 33 g
of which sugars 6 g
Protein 18 g
Fibres 3 g
Sodium 0.012 g

 

Cashew is contained in the following types of NICS:

290x100 almonds cranberries pumpkin290x100 almond cacao blackcurrant290x100 apples pecan cinnamon290x100 blueberries pistachios cranberries290x100 cashew gojiberry pecan290x100 chia apricot brazil290x100 macadamia cherries hezelnuts

almond

Origin: USA, Spain

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Almonds are described as richest in nutrients among nuts. Their advantage is the added energy, the increased protein and the pleasant taste that almonds add in NICS.

Almonds are one of the best sources of B group vitamins and of Vitamin E, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, iron and zinc.

These aromatic nuts contain healthy fats and high-energy nutrients .

Medical benefits of these nuts are well known. Contained therein protein participates in the construction of bones, muscles, skin and blood. Almonds have riboflavin and L-carnitine in their composition, which are proven to increase brain activity and reduce the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease. Phosphorus in almonds helps to strengthen bones and teeth. With its high content of monounsaturated fatty acids (omega - 9), almonds successfully lower cholesterol. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and reduces the risk of heart disease and the presence of magnesium contributes to the avoidance of a heart attack.

They are powerful antioxidants and help strengthen the immune system.

In   hectic days, a few almonds help you have energy without adding fat and extra calories to your diet.

 

Nutrition value:

Nutrition facts for 100 g.
Energy 575 Kcal
  2406 kJ
Fats, 49 g
of which saturates 4 g
Carbohydrate, 22 g
of which sugars 4 g
Protein 21 g
Fibres 12 g
Sodium 0.001 g

 

Almonds are contained in the following types of NICS:

290x100 almonds cranberries pumpkin290x100 almond cacao blackcurrant290x100 apples pecan cinnamon290x100 blueberries pistachios cranberries290x100 cashew gojiberry pecan290x100 chia apricot brazil