10 Nuts Better than Supplements

ALMONDS

Almonds are also chock-full of essential vitamins and minerals, with vitamin E and biotin being the most predominant.

CASHEWS

Nuts house an impressive amount of amino acids, the building blocks to protein, and there's one specifically found in cashews that curbs the symptoms of not only stress

HAZELNUTS

This versatile, almost buttery tasting nut is credible for giving the European decadent chocolate spread, Nutella, it's nutty flavor.

PEANUTS

Leucine is the amino acid responsible for muscle protein synthesis, so, after you finish a workout it's vital you replenish your muscles with a healthy dose of it. 

PECANS

Pecans are rich in magnesium, a mineral that works to diminish inflammation in the body. This is huge for people who have Alzheimer's disease running amuck

PINE NUTS

Not only is it a wonderful addition to a classic, homemade pesto with fresh basil, olive oil and topped with freshly minced garlic, it also serves as an effective appetite suppressant. 

PISTACHIOS

A one ounce serving of dry-roasted pistachios contains just 160 calories, yet packs six grams of protein, three grams of fiber and 15 grams of fat.

WALNUTS

Men, this one's especially for you. According to the academic journal, "Biology of Reproduction" one of the lesser-known benefit of walnuts is their influence on a man's fertility.

BRAZIL NUTS

Brazil nuts have more selenium than any other nut out there. Like about 2,500 times more! Just two single nuts provide you with more than one day's worth of the mineral.

CHESTNUTS

"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your… uh, blood sugar?" Okay so that's not exactly how the song goes, but it may as well because chestnuts

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