Importance of Nuts and Seeds
NUTS AND SEEDS
Nuts and seeds are one of the most important foods since ancient times because of their potential nutrient qualities. They are a rich source of protiens, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates needed for human body.nuts and seeds are often considered as whole foods because of their nutrient rich easily digestible qualities.
Most of the vegetarians relies on nuts and seeds for essential protiens since ages. They are also well known for their curative properties. Regular consumption provides resistence against the disease, helps rejuvenating the body thus preventing premature aging.
Today they are used in various forms in health cooking. Sprouted and germinated seeds increase their nutritional value to a great extent. They are also used in the form of oils and buttersin cooking as well as in the medicine probably due to their high energy and least damaging qualities. They increase the appetite and strengthens the digestive tract.
There are a variety of nuts, the most popular among them are almond, cashewnuts, walnuts, coconut, gruondnut and pistachio. Among the seeds are sunflower seed, safflower seed, sesame seed, mustard etc.