Five nuts to improve your physical quality in winter(5)

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Hazelnuts Nutritional value: Hazelnut is a kind of oleaginous fruit (mostly unsaturated fatty acids) that is rich in protein, carbohydrates, vitamin E, minerals, and sugar fiber, making it beneficial to reduce cholesterol and prevent colon cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer and other diseases. In addition, hazelnut is a good source of minerals needed by the [...]

Five nuts to improve your physical quality in winter(4)

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Peanuts Nutritional value: Peanuts are high in protein, fiber, magnesium, iron, zinc, and vitamin D. Besides, peanuts also contain vitamin E, vitamin B6, niacin, riboflavin, copper, potassium, zinc, magnesium and other minerals. TCM’S view: Eating peanuts can nourish blood, spleen, and lungs, as well as moisturize the skin. Tips: Better eat 20 to 30 grams [...]

Five nuts to improve your physical quality in winter(3)

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Nutritional value: Almond contains a variety of minerals, amino acids, and rich calcium. Studies found that eating almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol, and detoxify lungs. However, almond is a high-calorie food; you’d better reduce other fats intake. TCM’S view: Almond is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to cure cough [...]

Five nuts to improve your physical quality in winter(2)

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Nutritional value: Different from other nuts, chestnuts contain more carbohydrates, but less protein and fat. They also have carotene, riboflavin, ascorbic acid, and other vitamins. The polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, and the minerals in chestnuts help prevent and treat hypertension, coronary heart disease, and osteoporosis. TCM’S view: Chestnuts are sweet in flavor and warm in [...]

Five nuts to improve your physical quality in winter(1)

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TCM believes that nuts are warm and hot in nature. The cold weather makes it suitable for people to eat nuts in winter without getting internal heat. Most nuts can nourish and strengthen kidneys, brain, and heart. In addition, eating nuts in winter helps keep warm and improve physical quality. Walnuts Nutritional value: Walnuts are [...]