Mayver’s makes you happy!
June 13, 2018
It’s no secret that we here at Mayver’s are nuts about nuts. This versatile food is not only perfect as a snack or crushed down to a delicious Mayver’s Almond Spread, but they’re also jam-packed with health benefits that your body needs to function at its highest level, making you smile from the inside out.
To live a happy, healthy life we need to maintain a balanced diet. Nuts are a wonderful source of healthy fats that will ensure that you are living your best life, in particular, Almonds! These pint-size beauties are loaded with calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, vitamin E and B vitamins which are necessary vitamins and minerals that our body needs to work at full capacity. Almonds have been scientifically proven to put you in a good mood with their high calcium content offsetting hormonal imbalance. Almonds have also been known to boost your serotonin levels leaving you calm and happy!
What can’t almonds do? Research has additionally found almonds can help prevent heart disease, support healthy brain function and maintain skin health. They’re also great for anyone wanting to lose a few KG ‘s as they have fewer calories than the majority of other nuts however they contain the largest amount of protein, which will ensure you feel fuller for longer.
Almonds adaptability makes it easy for anyone to add them to their diet. For an extra texture add crushed almonds to your salads, cereals or pasta dishes. Or pick up some Mayver’s Almond spread which is made from 100% almonds with no added nasties, and spread some across your morning toast. No matter how you like them, almonds should be a staple in your pantry and will be sure to keep you smiling all day long. Click here to for inspiration of how to use Mayver’s Almond Spreads.
It’s a good day for chia seed enthusiasts as these gems are also a wonderful source of healthy fats and are a certified heart-healthy food. If you’re an almond and chia lover, then the team here at Mayver’s have you covered with our Almond and Chia Spread! Chia seeds contain a large portion of omega-3 fatty acids which reduce your risk of heart disease and diabetes. They are also an excellent source of antioxidants and calcium. In fact, just one ounce of chia seeds contains 18 per cent of the recommended daily amount of calcium needed. Like almonds, due to the high calcium levels, Chia seeds will give you an instant burst of energy and put you in a great mood.
Whether it’s through your morning smoothie or bowl of oats, get these little gems into your diet ASAP.
We hope this read makes you full of happiness and nut knowledge.
A huge thanks to Lisa, from Happy Happy Vegan for helping us get our facts straight!