Nuts & Seeds


  • Nuts are extremely healthy and make a perfect snack when you’re on the go, dried fruits also make a great snack. They are easy to carry and store well. Because they are dried, ¼ cup is equivalent to ½ cup of other fruits.

  • Keep a package of Nuts & Dried fruit in your desk or bag.
  • What’s more, studies have shown that eating nuts has several health benefits, including lowering cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar.
  • Some fruits that are available dried include apricots, apples, pineapple, bananas, cherries, figs, dates, cranberries, blueberries, prunes (dried plums), and raisins (dried grapes).
  • They are packed with healthy fats, fiber and protein, and they’re a great source of many important nutrients and antioxidants.

Nuts are the seeds of a fruit, most nuts, such as almonds, walnuts, and cashews, are botanically defined as seeds rather than fruit. Yet, a handful of true nuts like chestnuts and hazelnuts are technically fruits.

The lone exception is peanuts, which are a legume.

From a culinary perspective, nuts are widely utilized as a plant-based protein and make a healthy, simple addition to your diet.

Nuts are a scrumptious food loaded with protein, healthy fat, fiber, and several vitamins and minerals. They’re best consumed in moderation due to their high calorie count.

Encourage children to eat vegetables and fruits by making it fun. Provide healthy ingredients and let kids help with preparation, based on their age and skills.