Though they’re considered a high calorie food, research suggests that nuts may help you lose weight, keeping you feeling fuller for longer thus reducing appetite.
The cholesterol lowering power of nuts may be due to their high content of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Nuts are lower in carbs and don’t raise blood sugar levels as quick as some other carbs. This, substituting nuts for higher- carb foods should lead to reduce blood sugar levels.
Many nuts are high in fibre, which can reduce risk of disease, help keep you full, reduce calorie absorption and improve gut health.
A SURGE in demand for its healthy snacks and treats has enabled the owners of a Rathcoole bakery to reopen their premises and rehire their nine staff.
After featuring on RTE Six One News, Absolute Nutrition's Bakery experienced an increase in online sales and a new National listing.