The 6 healthiest nuts for your heart and blood vessels

Nuts are rich in plant-based protein, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Consuming them can help you lose weight, normalize blood sugar, and prevent insulin resistance

Peanuts are the most protein-rich nut. They also include magnesium, which regulates blood sugar. Dietitian Destiny Moody says peanuts are cheaper than other nuts.

Almonds are rich in vitamin E, an antioxidant that fights free radicals and inflammation. Lowering cholesterol is another benefit. They're also lower in fat than other nuts, making them better for weight reduction.

Like Save And Share

Pistachios include fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants such flavonoids and anthocyanins.

Cashews are rich in copper, which supports bone and cardiovascular health. The dietician believes roasted cashews may have more antioxidants than peanuts, which are richer in taste.

These nuts are rich in antioxidants that fight inflammation and oxidative stress.Hazelnuts are renowned for enhancing coffee and chocolate, but they also contain protein.

Walnuts are among the fattiest nuts. Walnuts have omega-3 fats, thus they may not be the best choice for weight loss. Essential fatty acids omega-3s reduce heart disease risk and improve cognitive health.

For More Stories