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  • Nuts and seeds are good sources of protein, healthy fats, fibres, vitamins and minerals.
  • Nuts and seeds regulate body weight as their fats are not fully absorbed and they regulate food intake.
  • Nuts and seeds contain unsaturated fats and other nutrients that provide protective effects against heart disease and diabetes.
  • The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend a nut intake of 30 grams on most days of the week as part of a healthy diet for adults.

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Reviewed on: 27-04-2023