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This might be Toronto’s best source for Iranian bulk food
by Alireza Tavazo
Pistachio

Pistachio

Want to know more about the delicious super food?
by Alireza Tavazo
THE BENEFITS OF MAKING NUTS A PART OF YOUR DIET

THE BENEFITS OF MAKING NUTS A PART OF YOUR DIET

Pistachios, walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, peanuts, Brazil nuts, pine nuts, the list go on and on and on. Nuts are quite popular, a finding evident from the fact that almost everyone knows at least one kind of nut. Their popularity could be due to the fact that they are just too convenient to carry about and they are not lacking in taste either. Not to mention the fact that they could be added to a variety of diet, either as whole nuts or as by-products (nut oil).

Generally, nuts have a hard and mostly inedible outer shell. This outer shell would need to be cracked open in order to gain access to the kernel resting within it. But, technically peanuts are classified as legumes. Due to how much they resemble nuts, they have been “adopted” into the “nut family”. So essentially, nuts have a hard inedible exterior (shell) with an edible interior kernel which is usually high in fat content.

 

 

Health Benefits

First and foremost, nuts have been discovered to have a beneficial effect on the heart. A regular but controlled intake of nuts has been discovered to be able to reduce LDL levels. LDL refers to low-density lipoproteins cholesterol (A.K.A bad cholesterol) levels in the body/heart. These LDLs are key players in building up plaques in the blood vessels. Another benefit of regular nut intake is that it might also be useful in reducing the risk of blood clot development which would then lead to a heart attack.

Additionally, nuts contain a whole lot of nutrients which could be beneficial to the body as a whole. Some of these nutrients are:

  • Vitamin E
  • Plant sterol (could aid in bringing down cholesterol levels)
  • Unsaturated fat
  • Magnesium
  • Protein
  • Calories

Many other benefits of nut have been discovered. They include weight reduction, reduction of inflammation, could act as antioxidants among many others.

Can I eat as much as I want to?

Considering the fact that a good percentage of any nut is fat (about 80%), it would be wise to exercise moderation. But instead of foods containing unhealthy saturated fat, a small handful of whole nuts would be preferable. This does not mean nuts can offset the effects of the other saturated fats products you may consume. So, cut back on the saturated fat and make a controlled quantity of nut or their product (butter or oil) part of your healthy diet.

Uses

  • Convenient as snacks
  • Could be used to cook (nut oils)

Generally, nuts and their products are a wonderful addition to a healthy diet regimen. But nut oils would not contain the fiber that you would obtain from whole nuts.

Shop online for the finest quality of dried nuts, dried fruits and healthy snack from Canada and US.

by Alireza Tavazo
Dishful

Dishful

A Nutty Obsession
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York Region

York Region

Neighbourhood Eats: Family-run Tavazo brings Persian treats to York Region
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Spice City Toronto: Tavazo Delivers the (Dried) Goods

Spice City Toronto: Tavazo Delivers the (Dried) Goods

Imagine a Bulk Barn of quality Persian delights. That’s Tavazo, located on Yonge Street just north of Steeles.
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Tavazo Dried Nuts & Dried Fruits

Tavazo Dried Nuts & Dried Fruits

Tavazo Dried Nuts and Fruits is like a Bulk Barn on steroids. By Blog.to.
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The Star

The Star

Christmas is for "pistachio eaters"

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Tavazo Gift Packages

Here at Tavazo we can create the perfect nutty gift for any occasion.
With over 200 products to choose, you can go nuts!
Pistachio Gift Package
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Nuts basket
If you don't like our selection of gifts you can simply create your own unique basket or trays. Give us a call or come by our store. we will be happy to help.
You can  bring your own trays or gift baskets and we will design and decorate it with our products. Our stores are open 7 days a week from 10 am to 8 pm.

 

 

 

 

by Alireza Tavazo