Four Kinds Of Nutritious And Healthy Snacks

Nearly all of the women like eating snacks. There are so many kinds of delicious snacks in modern life, but most of them are not beneficial to human body. For example, some snacks, such as fried chips and chocolate, not only lack of nutrition, but also may lead to obesity. Therefore, we should choose to eat those nutritious and healthy snacks. And following are some recommendations for you.

Firstly, chestnut:
Chestnut contains a large number of dietary fibers, which can prevent constipation. In addition, chestnut is not only rich in sugar, starch, protein and fats, but also contains various kinds of vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and so on. It is especially rich in vitamin B, vitamin C and carotene, and the content is much higher than other average nuts.

Secondly, hazelnut:
Hazelnut is rich in cellulose, which can promote digestion and prevent constipation. Hazelnut not only contains a large number of protein, fat and carbohydrates, but is also rich in carotene, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and vitamin E. What’s more, hazelnut also contains eight kinds of amino acids which are needed by the human body, and the content is much higher than that of walnut. Moreover, the content of calcium, phosphorus and iron contained in hazelnut is also higher than other nuts.

Thirdly, sunflower seeds:
Sunflower seeds contain a high content of fats. Most of these fats are unsaturated fatty acids, in which linoleric acid accounts for 50%. Linoleric acid can promote the growth and development of human body and regulate the physiological function. What’s more, it also has the effects of preventing constipation and lowering the level of serum cholesterol. In addition, sunflower seeds contain a large number of potassium, which is much more than banana and orange. Potassium is an essential substance to human body. If the body lacks of potassium, it may cause myocardial weakness, muscle weakness, and even induce myocardial infarction.

Fourthly, peanut:
Peanut plays an important role in bringing down the level of cholesterol and relaxing bowel movement. The protein content in peanut is as high as 30%, and its nutritional value can even be compared with other animal food such as egg, milk, lean meat and other so on. In addition, peanut is also rich in fat,
lecithin, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, iron and other elements, all of which are necessary nutrients to human body. Recently, the scientists from U.S. Department of Agriculture have found out that, the resveratrol compound contained in peanut can help reduce the probability of cancer and heart disease.

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