From almonds and cashews to walnuts and Brazil nuts and beyond, we know that nuts are delicious – and healthy! Nuts provide a good source of antioxidants and fiber and have been shown to lower cholesterol, inflammation, and risk of heart disease. Nuts taste great alone, in trail mix, baked into bread or pancakes, tossed into a salad, or blended into nut butter. 

But beyond their satisfying flavor and myriad health benefits, what do you know about nuts? Here are some guidelines to common questions about the shelf life of nuts to make sure they’re nut-thing but fresh and delicious!