Nuts and Dry Fruits

Nuts and Dry Fruits
AlmondAlmonds are rich source of vitamin E, L-Tyrosine, Vitamin B2 – Riboflavin, protein, fat, carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, oxalic acid, phosphorus, iron, thiamine, nicotinic acid. “Almond Milk” is a very popular drink for throat and lung problems in Hong Kong and Canton, China. Almond is a widely consumed nut, known for its rich nutty flavor and crunchy texture. It is packed with healthy fats, fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals, making it a great snack for people looking for a nutritious and filling snack. Almonds are also used in a variety of dishes, from breakfast to dinner.
Brazil NutsThis is one of the very few commercially available nuts which are never cultivated. It grows wild in the dense South American Amazon rain forest, the trees often towering up to 150 feet or higher. Brazil nut is rich source of methionine, vitamin E, zinc and selenium. Brazil nuts are a large, round nut with a creamy, crunchy texture and a rich, sweet flavor. They are native to the Amazon rainforest and are one of the most popular nuts in the world. They are high in healthy fats, protein, zinc, and selenium and contain a variety of vitamins and minerals. Brazil nuts are a great source of energy and are often consumed as a snack or added to desserts or salads.
CashewCashew is the fruit of a tropical and subtropical ever green, a species, interestingly enough, that’s related to American poison ivy and poison sumac. Cashew tree is indigenous to the West Indies, Central America, Guiana, Peru and Brazil in all of which countries it is cultivated. Cashew is a tree native to Brazil that produces a seed commonly referred to as a cashew nut. Cashew nuts are an important ingredient in many dishes, and the tree’s leaves and bark are used for medicinal purposes. Cashew nuts are high in protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals, making them a nutritious and versatile addition to many dishes.
DatesThe date palm is one of the earliest fruit trees cultivated by man: it is a very nourishing fruit, called the bread of Sahara. Dates are best source of vitamin B3, iron, fibre, vitamin A, and magnesium. Vitamin B3 or niacin or nicotinic acid is essential for proper circulation, healthy functioning of the nervous system. Dates are a type of fruit that grows on date palms. They are sweet and chewy and come in a variety of colors, including yellow, brown, and black. Dates are high in fiber, minerals, and vitamins, and are a great source of natural sugar. Dates are often eaten fresh, dried, or used in recipes.
PeanutsBotanically classified as an underground pea of the legume family, peanut is also called ground nut or goober in the South. Peanut oil makes a good massage oil for dehydrated skin above the shoulders and for loose, flabby skin on the arms, buttocks and thighs.
Pine NutsRaw pine nuts kernels for weight loss and other medicinal uses. The large pine nuts are delicious and high in fat and protein. Baking or burning of the cones will render the shells easier to remove.
PistachioThe tree is part of the poison sumac family and contains green nuts with ivory-beige shells that split open upon ripening. Those with red shells have been colored with vegetable dye, and those with white shells have been coated with salt.
WalnutWalnut is the common name for about 20 species of deciduous trees in the walnut family, Juglandaceae. The fruit has an outer leathery husk and an inner hard and furrowed stone, or nut. The bark of the walnut tree is used to treat gum disease, among other things.