Nuts and dried fruits are among the most useful and richest food items. These food items have high calories and can meet some of the basic needs of the human body.
Nuts can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
Properties of hazelnut kernel
Hazelnuts have a lot of fat. But these fats are mostly of the healthy unsaturated type. On the other hand, hazelnuts are a rich source of vitamin E. A study on people who got 20% of their energy from hazelnuts for 4 weeks showed that eating enough hazelnuts can lead to a reduction in “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and inflammation. Also, the consumption of hazelnuts reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Hazelnuts are usually used together with chocolate to prepare various desserts such as chocolate truffles, Nutella, etc. Hazelnuts are also commonly used in coffee flavorings.
Hazelnuts are high in folic acid. Hazelnuts also contain a large amount of unsaturated fats and vitamin E, causing positive effects on the body’s immune system. It is also considered a nutritious brain due to its iron, magnesium and manganese content.
Due to having high amounts of vitamin, protein and fiber nutrients, hazelnuts reduce blood sugar in people with diabetes. Hazelnuts reduce blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It also prevents osteoporosis due to its calcium content. Vitamin E in hazelnuts strengthens memory and skin, and folate in hazelnuts is very useful for pregnant women.