Nuts are super healthy , delicious and portable option to include in one’s daily food intake. They can be utilized as whole or in form of butter or with salads.
Some people are afraid of consuming nuts because they are high in calories and fats.
On contrary, many studies says that nuts increase weight loss, lower your risk of higher cholesterol and even make your heart healthy.
So what’s the secret?
Only answer to this is eating in right portion.
Acc. to AHA a healthy dietary pattern should include 1.5 ounces or a small handful of whole nuts daily.
Consuming nuts should be a substituted for unhealthy snacking. Because nuts are not zero in calories, they can be consumed as a substitution for unsaturated fats.
The Best Nuts option for Keto ?
Pecans, Brazil nuts and macadamia nuts, are the best option for keto diet because of their carb contents.
Cashews should be avoided completely as they have high carb.
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Here is the list of some recommended Keto Nuts. Try them out !!!
Also, avoid nuts with label such as honey roasted, sweet chilli, salted, ginger, as they add more carb in your diet.
Nutrient distribution is mentioned below:-
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2010. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 23. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page, http://www.ars.usda.gov/ba/bhnrc/ndl The red number indicates the highest value.
Summary: You can eat Almonds, walnuts, pecans, peanuts but all in moderations and remember to check you macros