Nutty about Nuts (and seeds of course)

So nuts and seeds are a great addition to any healthy lifestyle,
especially if you are a veggie or vegan as they provide you with a great source
of protein, but do you know which ones are best for you and what benefits they
can provide to your health and your body?

As many of you are now kicking off your healthy 2016 regime, start
incorporating these tasty morsels as snacks in between meals to keep you
healthy and satiated.

Chia and Flax seeds

As mentioned in a previous post of mine, these seeds are amazing and
my personal fave!

Rich in protein, iron, magnesium, Vitamin C, omega-3, phosphorous
and fibre

Increase stamina

Fires up metabolism

Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol

I mean they just do everything!

Hemp seeds

Source of complete protein

High in fibre

Improves complexion

Great for PMS

Reduce inflammation

High in omega 3

Pumpkin seeds

High in zinc, magnesium, vitamins E, K and B

Promotes good sleep

Great for lowering depression

Good for prostate health



Strengthens kidneys and lungs

Improves brain health

Fights free radicals

Improves metabolism

Lubricates digestive system

Brazil nuts

Boosts immune system

Aids digestion

Helps cellular growth and repair

Helps prevent bloating

Aids in proper functioning of the thyroid

Have fun munching!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

About the Author Gemma Marie Llewellyn

I am the Head Coach and Nutritional Specialist at Evo. I have a huge determination and focus to help empower men and women in fitness and to encourage us to support and champion each other. I have always been extremely passionate about fitness and helping others so being a trainer was the most natural step for me to take. I dedicate my time training people using the best functional skills and tools that give them the body and confidence they have been searching for. To me, good nutrition is not something you have to do, it is what your body deserves in order for you to live life fully energised and uplifted. It is important to me to educate clients in healthy sustainable eating. Well-being is of the body, health and mind and I help develop clients in all areas. I believe that with the right direction this lifestyle is fun and the benefits โ€“ unbelievably rewarding!