Frequently Asked Questions
Are nuts healthy?
Nuts are considered to be one of the healthiest snacks. Their nutrients are of high nutritional quality, they contain healthy fats, proteins, are rich in fibre, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. They have many beneficial effects on health proven by science, as well as having a satiating effect. Contrary to what many people still think, nuts do not make you gain weight quickly, but can help you lose weight by consuming the recommended daily portions.
Why are macadamias more expensive?
The main reason lies in its slow harvesting process. While there are ten species of Macadamia trees, only two produce these expensive nuts and it takes 7 to 10 years for the trees to start producing nuts. Their thick shells, often removed before sale, make it difficult to distinguish ripe nuts from unripe ones, which makes the harvesting process more intensive and expensive.
What are the health benefits of nuts?
Research suggests that eating nuts can combat cell damage, reduce cholesterol, boosts the immune system, help to prevent cardiovascular diseases, strengthens bones, improve the body's neuronal capacity, help control appetite, prevent overeating and displacing the consumption of ultra-processed products, improve mood, they favour recovery after intense physical effort, help to combat insomnia, regulate intestinal transit, they also combat constipation, lower blood pressure, Induce muscle relaxation.
Nuts are high in calories due to their high nutritional density. The nut should be used to create a plant or tree, so it is the energy pump to create it. Despite being high in calories, the nutritional content is highly interesting and beneficial to our health, as well as being satiating, so the calorie content is no longer relevant from a nutritional and health point of view.
Are nuts good for children?
Yes, and it is advisable to eat these foods as naturally and freshly as possible, in order to obtain all their benefits. But although nuts are very complete foods from a nutritional point of view, we must follow certain precautions when incorporating them into children's diets, as they can be very dangerous for children. It is recommended not to offer whole nuts before the age of 5-6 years due to the risk of suffocation, but to offer them ground instead. They should also be introduced at the appropriate time to avoid the appearance of allergies.
Are nuts good for pregnant women?
Eating nuts during pregnancy is recommended as it improves cognitive function, attention span, and working memory in children in the long term. According to researchers, consuming nuts in abundance during the first trimester of pregnancy was associated with better performance in these 3 functions of neuropsychological development in children in the long term. But there is no doubt that pregnancy they are full of benefits for both mother and baby, as many of them provide necessary nutrients such as iron, calcium, and omega-3, for healthy development during gestation.
Are nuts good for people with diabetes?
Nuts and dried fruit can be a great help in managing diabetes. A good diet enriched with nuts can improve the glycaemic index and keep it in good condition. The most recommended nuts for people with diabetes are walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, almonds, and sunflower seeds as they provide a large supply of essential nutrients and minerals.
Can I lose weight by eating raw nuts?
It is possible, to consume recommended daily rations. It has great satiating power, and high nutritional density, so you will cover nutritional needs such as vitamins and minerals, high fiber content, and also the fact that by consuming nuts you are displacing the consumption of foods of low nutritional interest such as certain types of ultra-processed snacks.
Do you sell in bulks?
Yes, we sell in bulk for restaurants, bakeries, shops, supermarkets, and other types of businesses. The advantage of buying in bulk is that you can save up to 50% by bulk buying. Contact us and we can give you more information.
Do you have to activate nuts?
Unless it is because you like to consume soaked nuts, there is no serious or sufficient scientific evidence to support that activating nuts have any advantage over consuming them in their natural state, apart from the change in texture and water content.
Do raw nuts contain any preservatives?
Our nuts are totally natural, they do not contain any preservatives or any other ingredient other than the nuts themselves.
Why choose Nutty Delights raw nuts?
Our raw nuts are premium quality, carefully selected by our team, taking care of every detail of handling and storage, monitored by a food safety team that carries out rigorous quality controls, and in addition to all the work behind each nut, there is the result, which is its incredible flavour, its texture, the conditions in which we deliver the products, the professionalism and care that each professional puts into their work. In addition to the personalised and fast service that we offer to all our customers, our orders usually arrive 1 to 2 days after ordering.