I couldn't help it, the title was just too tempting. But seriously, nuts are a real power food and provide you with a lot of great benefits, including fiber and healthy fats, not to mention essential vitamins and minerals . That said, some nuts rate better than others. All in all, they are healthy, but if you have a choice, some might be worth choosing over others.
The chart below gives you a glimpse of the nutrition facts for each variety of nut. The quantities are based on 1 oz. of nuts (1/4 cup), which is a standard serving size. The fat is also broken down by Total Fat in grams and then Saturated Fat (SF), Monounsaturated Fat (MUF) and Polyunsaturated Fat (PUF).
Generally, Almonds and Walnuts are the healthiest choices, with hazelnuts and pistachios coming in second. Again, all nuts have some benefits, which are listed below:
Almonds: They stabilize blood sugar and are high in calcium. They are one of the nuts with the highest fiber content, highestRead More »from How healthy are your nuts?