Time and time again we hear about the connection between sugar and literally every bad thing that could happen to you, ever. One of the scariest being Alzheimers and cognitive decline. It's no secret that in the long term, sugar is bad. Period. This is just one pretty solid reason to lead a no-sugar added, low carb lifestyle.
Nuts to the rescue!
A large study from Harvard recently showed that eating nuts was strongly correlated with longevity. The numbers are wild! Looking at over 100,000 people Harvard learned that people who eat nuts daily have a 20% lower death rate compared to those who don't!
When it comes to cognitive function, Almonds are packed with Vitamin E. Vitamin E has been proven to increase overall cognitive function, while improving memory and verbal measures. Just one cup of Almonds has nearly 50% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin E.
Want to learn more about how nuts boost your everything? Check out this article!