The nutritious and sweet tasting hazelnut, botanically these nuts are fruits from the ‘birch’ or ‘Betulaceae’ family of a small deciduous tree, that originated in the south of Europe and Turkey. Now cultivated in many regions of the world, including USA as an important commercial crop.
- They are rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic as well as essential fatty acid, linoleic acid that helps lower LDL or bad cholesterol and increase HDL or good cholesterol. Rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals and packed with numerous health promoting phyto-chemicals. Helps fight against diseases and cancer and are rich in folate. Folate helps prevent megaloblastic anemia and most importantly, neural tube defects in the newborn.
- They are packed with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine (vitamin B-6), and folates. They are also a rich source of minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. Copper and manganese are essential co-factors for anti-oxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Iron helps prevent microcytic-anemia. Magnesium and phosphorus are important components of bone metabolism.
- Product of Australia
Nutritional Information (per 100g serve):
|Dimensions||12.5 × 4.5 × 16.5 cm|