List of nuts - Health benefits of nuts
Edible nuts

Here is the list of nuts for you. Do you know what is the definition of a 'nut'?

According to wikipedia, 'A nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In botany, there is an additional requirement that the shell does not open to release the seed.'

There are many health benefits of nuts. We are advised to include nuts in our meals, especially breakfast.

Almonds - Pecan - Pistachio nuts

Nuts provide us protein and healthy fats. Nuts are also full of vitamins, antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids. There is a large variety of edible nuts available to choose from.

The commonly available and consumed nuts are almonds, pistachios, pine nuts, peanuts, coconuts etc. Nuts are consumed raw, roasted, salted, boiled etc. Nuts are also used in cooking along with other ingredients.

Nuts are used to extract oil and these nuts or their oil is used as a beauty treatments and the preparation of cosmetics.

Nuts such as coconuts and coconut oil, almonds, almond oil etc. also have medicinal properties.





Almonds Badam Badam Badami
Walnuts Akhrot Akrod Akrodu
kajuCashewnuts Kaju Kaju Geru Beeja, gerpoppu
peanut, groundnutGround nut, peanut Moongphali, singdana shengdane, dane Kadalai
Almondette - Calumpong Nut - Cheronjee Chironji Charoli -
arecanut, supari, betel nutAreca/ Betel Nut Chhalia Supari Adike
coconut, narialCoconut Narial Naral Tengin kayi
nutmeg, jaiphalNutmeg Jaayphal Jaiphal Jayikayi
pistaPistachio Pista Pista Pista
Jacknuts jackfruit nuts / seeds Phanasachya biya Halsina beeja
brazilnuts Brazil nuts
Pine nut Chilghoza, Nioza
Hickory Nut
Water Chestnuts Singhaara Singada

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