Nuts supply iron, vitamin E and vitamin B1. They are good vegetarian choices.
Nuts contain lots of unsaturated fat. The eating of unsalted nuts protects against certain cardiovascular diseases. The eating of unsalted nuts also lowers LDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol is not good for blood vessels.
In our Shake2Day Break we have processed both peanuts and almonds.
Peanuts are basically no nuts but legumes. Almonds are official fruit. However, peanuts and almonds are counted as nuts because of their properties.