What you did not know about nuts

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They are delicious and can be kept unchanged for a long time, soothe the desire for hunger and of course are the perfect snack for any time of the day at home, in the office and in the gym!

The nuts is a healthy snack, which is characterized by high nutritional value and the truth is that they are on the list of favorite snacks of many people.

They contain a high content of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, which are particularly beneficial to our body. They are also good sources of fiber, protein and minerals and their consumption is undoubtedly part of a healthy and balanced diet.

But did you know that the habit of eating nuts dates back to ancient times?

The nuts were one of the most basic foods of the ancient Greeks where they were included in the slums (fruits consumed as a dessert) and were the main accompaniment of wine during banquets. They even ate nuts as a tithe while adding them to many of their meals.

The ancient Greeks believed that frequent consumption nuts enhanced both their mental development and their wisdom as well as their physical development and overall health.

In fact, a nut that is considered Greek is walnuts. Their first cultivation is attributed to the ancient Greeks. They even called them "royal nuts". Legend has it that Zeus, the father of the twelve gods of Olympus, used to eat nuts whenever he visited the earth to "fill" with strength and wisdom.

So nuts today are considered by many to be the "food of the brain"! Just think of its shape! More specifically, walnuts offer us plenty of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, protein and many essential fatty acids, potassium, sodium and the list does not end here.

For the nuts, among others, the ancient Greeks believed that they also had healing properties. More specifically, they believed that if mixed with a dough of water and flour along with a few figs, they could be used as an antidote for various poisons.

In fact, history says that some other ancient peoples associated them with strange beliefs.

The Persians, for example, in antiquity believed that if they consumed five almonds before drinking wine, they would prevent intoxication and all its negative effects. They also believed that almonds could drive away witches and that consuming them could increase the amount of milk breastfeeding mothers.

From ancient Greece and the banquets to today's nuts shops nuts have found their way into our lives and our daily lives!

Both scientists and nutritionists urge us to consume nuts daily as part of a proper and balanced diet.

The general nutritional conditions of the ancient Greeks were created after a detailed study of human needs both physically and mentally. It was not the result of a time-saving effort as it is today. Their diet was an important part of their general philosophical approach since their respective choices combined enjoyment with wellness.

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