5 reasons to eat more nuts

Brazils, walnuts, almonds, pistachios... nuts are packed with goodness. Here's how they can help your health

By Margaret Nearing

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Eat more nuts!

Research shows that tree nuts are packed with far more health benefits than their size might indicate. Unless you or someone in your family is allergic, you can count them as a heart-healthy, cholesterol-reducing superfood. All are loaded with calories thanks to their healthy unsaturated fat, so if you’re adding nuts to your day, cut out not-as-nutritious snacks, or add an extra walk. Here’s the latest on their nutty goodness.

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