Nuts are one of the natural things which have been proven by science to be one of the healthiest things that are needed for the body. Over the years, it has been found that several types of nuts are packed with a lot of important nutrients to the body.
In this article, I am going to be talking about some of the these nuts and their benefits to the humans according to healthline.com
1. Cashew Nut
Cashew nut remains one of the common types of nuts which are seen around Nigeria. This is because it is one of the export products from Nigeria. It is a tree that is planted and groomed in Nigeria till it bears fruit.
Cashew nut is one of the healthiest types of nuts around the world that people should not disregard. According to studies, it has been found to be rich in vitamins and antioxidants.
According to the studies, it helps in reducing blood sugar levels of the body, it improves digestion as a result of the insoluble fiber that is found in it.
It is also a great source of healthy fats which improve heart health and other important minerals that help in boosting the body’s immunity.
2. Tiger Nut
Tiger nut is another common nut that can be seen around the country. It is fondly known by a lot of people as (Aki Hausa) because it is mainly from the northern side of the country.
Tiger nut is not only tasty but also a great source of nutrients such as fiber, vitamins and important plant minerals that help in promoting better health.
It may also help in improving digestion, boosting the immune system of the body and also help in reducing blood sugar levels of the body.
Walnut is another nut that is blessed with a lot of benefits to the body. It is not very common in Nigeria but it has been found to possess numerous important nutrients that benefit the body.
It is a rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidant that promote better heart health. It decreases inflammation and promotes healthy gut.