Not all seeds are nuts but most nuts are seeds, confused? Nuts are defined as the hard-shelled 'fruit' of certain plants, while seeds are a small edible piece of a plant, incased in a seed-like coating. Our selection of nuts & seeds (below) not only taste great but they can also form a part of a balanced diet essential for good health. They are a great option as a healthy snack because they are low in saturated fats and refined Sugar, compared to many other foodstuffs.
Many years ago it would of been inconceivable to incorporate nuts into a healthy eating programme, as they were often publicised for being high in calories & fat. These days however, certain medical research suggests that a daily consumption of nuts & seeds may improve Heart Health and reduce the risk of diabetes.
Hemp Seeds, Flaxseed, Chia Seeds and Pumpkin Seeds tend to be the most popular choice of seeds to support a healthy diet, while Almonds, Peanuts, Cashew Nuts, Brazil Nuts and Macadamia Nuts are among the best choices for nut lovers.