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The Super Reason You Should Add Seeds And Nuts Into Your Diet

Don't let their size fool you, by adding nuts and seeds to your meals you'll give your body a lot of added nutrients and vitamins.

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“Their health benefits are endless,” says registered dietitian Lisa Mikus in New York, thanks to the levels of fiber, vitamin E and healthy fats. “Chia seeds and flaxseed are so 2015. This year, look out for pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, almonds and Brazil nuts.”

More snacks are popping up with seeds (and nuts) either as an ingredient or the main event, as with the brand SuperSeedz, which makes different flavored pumpkin seeds. Imlak’esh Organics Sacha Inchi seeds are toasted and salted like nuts, but these likely new-to-you superfood seeds from the rainforests of Southeast Asia and South America are an excellent source of omega-3s as well as complete protein (8.5g per ounce).