Sunday, April 20, 2014

Go Nuts

Munchies killing your gym efforts? Is your stomach growling in between classes, but don't want junk food? Try going nuts! Yep, those crunchy, fat-laden bites can do wonders for your health in small doses while curbing your appetite.

Some quick facts about a few of the healthiest ones! Then, grab a few!

This post pertains only to individuals who have no food, no nut, and no other serious and/or life threatening allergies.  

(Adapted from Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine)


natural appetite suppressant
stops thinking about food
curbs the craving
lowers cholesterol

  • 164 kcal
  • 6 g protein
  • 6 g carbs
  • 14 g fat
  1. use in salads
  2. snack between meals
  3. Great toasted!


anti-inflammatory properties
counter premature aging
preserve brain functioning
high anti-oxidants

  • 185 kcal
  • 4 g protein
  • 4 g carbs
  • 18 g fat
  1. Add to salads
  2. Make pesto with walnuts instead of expensive pine nuts
  3. Great in pasta dishes for added crunch
  4. Keep a bag with you for snacking on-the-go.


loaded with anti-oxidants
lower "bad"cholesterol
slows you down
related to the cashew

  • 159 kcal
  • 6 g protein
  • 8 g carbs
  • 13 g fat
  1. Add to fruit salad
  2. Add to yoghurt
  3. Perfect on their own without anything else

Go Nuts iPhone5 Case

Go (Other) Nuts

Macadamia Nuts

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