The Ultimate Guide to Nuts (Infographic)

Looking for a quick snack to bring to work or send with the kids? Set the chips and crackers aside and opt for a light, tasty alternative - nuts!

Eating nuts as part of a balanced diet has been shown to have positive health effects on your heart. Nuts are loaded with nutrients and unsaturated fatty acids that help lower cholesterol. They are also high in fiber, which helps improve digestion.

Nuts are also relatively inexpensive, easy to store, and easy to pack when you're on the go, making them the perfect healthy snack. This infographic by Greatist gives you all the information you need to select the nuts that will have the best impact on your heath.

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