Cashews Calories/Protein/Fat* 155/5.2 g/12.4 g High in Magnesium (for bone strength) and vitamin K (for normal blood clotting) Add to Noodle stir-fry Top Snack Sahale Snacks Southwest Cashews with Chili + Cheddar ($6; sahalesnacks.com)
Pistachios Cal/Pro/Fat 159/5.8 g/13 g High in Lutein (key for vision) and potassium Add to Chili Snack Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites ($9; settonfarms.com)
Peanuts Cal/Pro/Fat 161/7.3 g/14 g High in Folate (prevents birth defects) and vitamin E for immune function Add to Soup Snack Snickers ($1; snickers.com)
Almonds Cal/Pro/Fat 163/6 g/14 g High in Fiber, calcium, manganese, and vitamin E (more than any other nut) Add to Tuna salad Snack Lärabar Cherry Pie ($2; larabar.com)
Walnuts Cal/Pro/Fat 175/6.8 g/16.7 g High in Fiber and ALA, an omega-3 fatty acid key for brain function Add to Oatmeal Snack Clif Oatmeal Raisin Walnut Bar ($2; clifbar.com)
Hazelnuts Cal/Pro/Fat 179/3.7 g/17.8 g High in Antioxidants and manganese (maintains blood sugar levels) Add to Cookies Snack Justin’s Natural Chocolate Hazelnut Butter ($1; justins.com)
Brazil nuts Cal/Pro/Fat 186/4.1 g/18.8 g High in Selenium, (may protect against prostate cancer) Add to Burgers Snack Gone Nuts! Cacao Brazil Nuts, Mulberries, Hemp Seed, and Date Clusters ($5; livingintentions.com)
Pine nuts Cal/Pro/Fat 191/3.9 g/19.4 g High in Manganese and fatty acids Add to Rice or quinoa Snack Roast at home and add to your favorite trail mix blend.