Makhanas are vegetarian and rich in calcium, iron, potassium, and protein. These are high in nutrients, low in cholesterol and no trans-fat which makes them super healthy for the body. A tasty and healthy snack which keeps you away from the fried food. Those suffering from wheat allergies can gorge on fox nuts as they are gluten-free but still high on protein and carbohydrate content. A handful of Fox nuts every day can keep you looking younger and make your skin glow. Having a bowl of fox nuts will fill you up and also keep the calories in check.