It’s not always easy to maintain your health in a fast food world. Here’s a tip to tide you over when you’re famished at your desk with nothing but burger joints in reach: nuts. This not-so-secret staple food is popular with healthy eaters, and for good reason. Nut eaters are less likely to die of cancer, heart disease, and respiratory disease. Eating nuts also lowers bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol. They tend to decrease hunger quickly and, in spite of their high fat content, minimize weight gain.
Trust us: harness the health benefits of nuts! This is the snack you’re looking for as you make the switch to healthy eating habits in 2016. Below is a selection of some of our favorites.