Walnuts may improve gut bacteria!

 

"Walnuts have been called a 'superfood' because they are rich in the omega-3 fatty acid, alpha-linoleic acid and fiber, and they contain one of the highest concentrations of antioxidants," notes Dr. Byerley. "Now, an additional superfood benefit of walnuts may be their beneficial changes to the gut microbiota." Read more here.

We love hearing this stuff! It helps to validate what we are doing. As with anything nutty, please make sure you are buying the freshest, best quality nuts you can find, and if you can, soak and dehydrate them before eating. At NutHut we keep our nuts and seeds refrigerated at all times to ensure you get the freshest foods available.

Buy your walnuts here.  Learn about soaking and dehydrating here.

Pistachios and your health

Nuts in general have been found to be good for our health. However pistachios in particular because of the presence of gamma-tocopherol which is a form of vitamin E have been found to be of particular benefit in the reduction of some cancers. Fortunately we sell delicious raw pistachios from Nevada.

"Vitamin E is made up of a variety of fat-soluble vitamins, including gamma-tocopherol, that perform many functions in the body. Vitamin E-rich foods act as antioxidants, helping to prevent damage from free radicals, protect skin from ultraviolet light, and allow for proper cell communication.
"Pistachios are not only a good source of vitamin E, but are rich in B vitamins -- specifically B6, which is great for the nervous system and helps to promote proper breakdown of sugars and starches," You can read the full article here.