When trying to manage a healthy lifestyle, nuts and seeds are a great, versatile snack. They are high in fibre and a natural source of protein making them a perfect snack between meals, whilst on the go or added to a range of your favourite recipes for an added nutrition boost.
Peanuts, cashews, almonds and pistachios offer strong flavours and a natural source of protein. They are not only good as a snack, but don’t forget that can offer a versatile post workout snack. The protein can help grow and maintain muscle mass. Nuts butters also bring an extra layer of excitement as a tasty spread or addition to your shakes and smoothies.
How to include them in your diet
Sprinkling over your cereal, add to your smoothie, or integrate into your favourite salad – there are so many ways to incorporate the fibre and protein of nuts into your diet. For varied flavours, try toasting them in the oven with added spice, such as paprika. You can buy lots of different fruit, nut and seed mixes, but it's just as easy to make your own, picking the flavours you like most while helping maintain a balanced, healthy, diet.