Tasty Ways to Enjoy Nuts and Seeds

There are so many good reasons to get nutty. Nuts and seeds are absolutely delicious, whether you’re simply snacking on them or mixing them into your favorite recipes to add texture and flavor. They also come with a surprising number of health benefits, largely due a result of their high doses of protein, fiber and heart-healthy fats. In fact, studies consistently show that nut eaters are slimmer and healthier than people who don’t eat nuts.

Because nuts are rich in fat—and therefore, calories—you’ll probably want to watch your portions. Read on to learn how much you can have each day, and how to enjoy a variety of nuts. Also, if you suffer migraines or IBS, pay attention to how you feel after eating nuts and seeds, as they may trigger symptoms in some people.