All nuts have different nutrient content but offers great health benefits. Nuts have high fat content, but most of them are heart healthy variety. Walnuts, pecans, pistachios have medium saturated fat content, while hazelnuts, almonds and chestnuts are low in in saturated fats, and cashews, brazil nuts and mac adamias are high in saturated fats.
Walnuts are rich in antioxidants that are useful for fighting cancer cells, they are a good source of mono unsaturated heart friendly fats and help to lower LDL that is bad cholesterol from your body, and they are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Pistachios are rich in vitamin B6 which helps to keep hormones balanced and healthy and they are good for your eyes too. Pecans are heart friendly nuts, which are packed with plant sterols, and compounds in it helps to lower your cholesterol level, and antioxidants present in it prevents plaque formation that causes hardening in your arteries, and it`s a good source of vitamin B3 that fights fatigue and gives you energy. Almonds are rich source of calcium and vitamin E, which helps to have strong bones as well as improves and conditions your skin, and they are heart friendly too as their skin have the heart protecting compounds known as flavonoids.