7 Best Nuts & Seeds to Enhance Your Immune System

Nuts and seeds are full of powerful immune-boosting nutrients that can help to regulate blood sugar, prevent many chronic diseases, and even give your immune system a boost.

In the midst of a pandemic, there is no harm in getting a bit more nutrients into your diet more often. At Sincerely Nuts, we have the best, fresh variety of nuts and seeds to do just that.

While there are many nuts and seeds out there, these 10 can help you lose weight, regulate hormone levels, and much more. You can always be certain that we provide any type you require, from organic to roasted, salted, unsalted, and more. We even have candied versions of many nuts and seeds for those special nights where you honor your cravings and indulge in your sweet-treat cravings.

Enhancing your immune system is all about a healthy dose of balance. You want to balance when it comes to the type of nutrients you receive as well as the type of foods you consume. You also want to make sure you have a healthy balance of sweet and salty to curb the craving. By honoring your cravings and eating some sweet or salty snacks, you are giving your body what it desires, making it much less likely to overdo it when restricting them all together.

Brazil Nuts

Brazil nuts are full of immune-boosting nutrients, and the best part is, you only need 1-3 per day! These nuts are so nutrient-dense that you can actually overdo it if you have too much.

Brazil nuts are naturally high in selenium, iodine, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin E, thiamine, and much more. They are also an excellent source of fiber to help with regulation.

These nuts are a great option to help keep your thyroid hormones healthy as well. In order to support a healthy thyroid, you need to feed it plenty of nutrients like zinc, selenium, and iodine.

Be sure to grab some brazil nuts for daily consumption to reap all the immune-boosting properties.


When trying out almonds, you want to get in a bit more than brazil nuts. But they still pack a nutrient punch in just 6-10 almonds.

Almonds are full of heart-healthy magnesium as the star nutrient, along with many others. Magnesium is necessary not only for a healthy heart but for strong bones, muscles, and even to boost brainpower.

Almonds also have tons of fiber, vitamin E, as well as plenty of healthy monounsaturated fats. Monounsaturated fats are necessary to consume on a regular basis to maintain a healthy metabolism, heart, and much more.

Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps to fight off free radicals in the body. Too many free radicals can lead to more frequent illnesses.

Not sure where to start when it comes to almonds? Add some almond shavings to just about any meal like oatmeal, cereal, or even baked goods.

Check out all of our almond snacks to get the most of your nutrients here.


When it comes to brain food and immune-boosting foods, walnuts are like no other. They are full of brain-boosting nutrients like protein and polyunsaturated fats, B vitamins, and much more.

That means walnuts are also full of omega 3 fatty acids. The right balance of Omega 6 and 3 fatty acids are necessary to keep your body running optimally.

Swap out refined white flour with our favorite walnut flour and be sure to grab some of our famous walnuts today.

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds pack a powerful nutrient punch as well. Add in some of our delicious pumpkin seeds from a favorite trail mix or plain to your favorite breakfast, soup, or dessert.

Full of antioxidants like vitamin E, amino acids like Tryptophan, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin A, potassium, and much more, these tiny seeds can help with weight loss, hunger cues, and are a fan-favorite when it comes to staying healthy.

That’s because they are so easy to add to whatever you enjoy. You can grab them plain or even salted and roasted for your convenience.


Some people like to stay away from cashews because they tend to be higher in fat, but that does not mean you have to cut them out completely. In fact, you are doing yourself a disservice by cutting them out.

Cashews are rich in protein, iron, copper, zinc, magnesium, and more. Even just a handful a day can help to give your immune system a boost.

Can’t decide what cashews to try out first? Grab our cashew lovers’ tray to sample your favorites.

Looking for an alternative to dairy cheese? Look no further. Check out this easy 5-minute cashew cheese sauce recipe to satisfy your craving and boost your immune system.

Chia and Flax Seeds

Chia and flax seeds are some of the most powerful seeds to start adding to your diet today.

Chia seeds are exceptionally great for lowering blood pressure, and all you need is between 1 and 2 tablespoons per serving. They are also high in fiber, omega 3 fatty acids, and more

Flax seeds are a great choice to boost your immunity as they are high in healthy fat, protein, and fiber as well. Flax seeds are also a great go-to for balancing hormone levels in the body. Between ground, plain, or flaxseed meal, we have them all.


Pistachios are another nut that many stay away from because they are higher in calories than most, but with moderation, they can be a great addition to your diet.

High in vitamin B6, copper, manganese, and more, pistachios can help to fill in any nutrition gaps you may have. Vitamin B6 is responsible for keeping the immune system running strong, by creating new red blood cells and transporting oxygen throughout the body.

Plus, pistachios are delicious, especially when flavored to perfection. Having a handful or two a day can help with your overall health.

Our customers love the tasty flavors of pistachios we have to offer. Sample your very own pistachio tray here.

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