Hazelnuts

hazelnut 1These spherical brown kernels have a bold  flavor that add an extra kick to the taste and texture of our honey - hazelnut spread.

In addition to being a tasty treat, hazelnuts have an extensive list of health benefits:

•Excellent source of Vitamin E
•High quality source of protein and fiber
•Highest concentration of folate among tree nutshazelnut bush
•Contains blood pressure-lowering minerals calcium, magnesium and
Potassium

Regarding heart health, hazelnuts have one of the lowest percentages of saturated fat (along with pine nuts and almonds).
According to a study published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, a hazelnut-enriched diet decreased VLDL cholesterol, triacylglycerol, the ratio of total cholesterol to HDL, and the ratio of LDL to HDL while it
increased HDL cholesterol.
According to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition, hazelnuts have the highest proanthocyanidins [PACs (polyphenols)] content.

Source: https://www.med.umich.edu

 

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