Quick-start guide to nuts and seeds
Tiny but mighty, nuts and seeds deliver a protein, fiber, and nutrient punch with every bite.
Fall and winter are on the way, along with the traditions of baking pumpkin seeds after carving jack-o-lanterns or roasting chestnuts over an open fire. But you don't have to go to all that trouble to increase your intake of nuts and seeds. Just bone up on some of the most nutritious choices, and start crunching your way to better health.
Nuts are actually the seeds of plants. Most are the seeds of trees; peanuts, however, are the seeds of a legume.