Go Nuts for Nuts

Whether you like them sweet or savoury, these versatile little snacks offer plenty of health benefits.

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Their crunchiness, creaminess and moreish taste make nuts a delicious fuss-free snack for young and old. Packed with heaps of healthful vitamins, nutrients and minerals, these little kernels warrant a bigger presence in your daily diet.

Besides munching on them straight from the bag, nuts are also versatile pantry staples that can be added to baked goods, sprinkled atop salads, crusted around meats, or ground up to make pastes for curries and dips. Here’s a closer look at some common edible nuts.

Discover the goodness of nuts in the August- October 2016 issue of little.