Tip ellaborated by Dr Eulàlia Vidal, member of the Nutrition and Health council of Ametller Origen, collaborating entity of BBHI in the field nutrition.
Thanks to their nutritional content, nuts are associated with a decrease in mortality and a reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease. Nuts include hazelnuts, almonds, cashews, Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, walnuts, pistachios, chestnuts and pine nuts.
Their nutritional composition makes them very interesting for their daily inclusion in our diet:
– The World Health Organization recommends including nuts in a healthy diet. A good option is to take between 3 and 7 portions of 30 grams per week; raw or lightly roasted and without salt.
– Nuts are recommended at any age from one year onwards.
– To avoid the risk of choking or chewing difficulties, they can be crushed and included in yogurt, puree or any other dish.
– They can be included in salads and can even be a good alternative to enrich cereals.
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