Why are nuts and seeds superfoods?
Nuts and seeds contain many beneficial elements such as heart-healthy fats, omega 3s, plant sterols, fiber, plant protein, vitamin E, selenium, and calcium. They also help prevent inflammation and are rich in antioxidants.
- Nuts can help suppress hunger because of their protein, fat, and fiber content.
- Crushed nuts add texture and flavor to foods.
- You can enjoy nuts and seeds as a snack (handful), sprinkle on top of salads or cereal, and add to smoothies or trail mix.
Nuts and seeds and kidney disease
Nuts and seeds contain potassium and phosphorus. The amount you can have each day will depend on your stage of kidney disease or the type of dialysis you receive.
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*This content is provided for informational use only and is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for the medical advice of a healthcare professional.