Nutty facts on the nutrition and novelty in some favourite nuts. Click on the TOP RECIPE button to prepare some special delights, shortlisted from www.tasteofhome.com

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Cashew

A super source of iron, cashew intake helps deliver vital oxygen to body cells, keeping anaemia at bay. Its zinc content is key to immunity building.

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Pistachio

The slimmest of all nuts and rich in vitamin E, pistachios contain L-arginine that enables flexibility of arteries, thus reducing blood clotting. 

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Almond

These all-rounder nutri-nuts are believed to reduce risk of heart disease. Almonds are the most fibrous and are rich in Vitamin E with anti-oxidants. 

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Peanuts

Containing among the highest anti-oxidant properties, the unassuming peanut is an immunity-booster nut. A handful aids a healthy heart.

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Walnuts

Another anti-oxidant rich nut, walnut consumption is said to help fight cancer. Walnuts also prevent premature ageing and are rich in Omega-3 fatty acid.

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Mixed Nuts

This is your power pack for the day. Assorted nuts that bring the goodness of good health to your breakfast table each day. Don't forget the raisins...