Scientific evidence suggests a moderate amount of nut consumption is linked to better heart health. Nuts contain antioxidants that take up free radicals that have been linked to a host of health problems. This infographic draws on data from "Tree Nuts: Composition, Phytochemicals, and Health Effects," a book from CRC Press, that describes the level of in-vitro
Antioxidants in Nuts
Tree nuts and peanuts contain an array of antioxidant compounds that add to their healthy nutritional profile and may even help the body ward off disease.