- Rich in vitamins B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 and B9 (folic acid) The B vitamin complex is used throughout the body
- Contain about 75 percent mono-unsaturated fat and less than 4 percent saturated fat.
- Rich in dietary fibre
- Rich in folate, which is a unique feature for nuts
- An excellent source of vitamin E
- Source of minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.
One cup of hazelnuts contains almost half of our recommended daily amount of magnesium, a mineral that regulates calcium levels.
Cardiovascular Benefits thanks to unsaturated fats and magnesium
Cancer Prevention thanks to the alpha-tocopherol type of vitamin E in hazelnuts, as well as Manganese that is a constituent of an antioxidant enzyme produced in the mitochondria of the cells to protect the body from cancer.
Muscle, Bone and Joint Health thanks to Magnesium which regulates calcium and at the proper time encourages muscle contraction, allowing the muscles to relax when they’re not needed. Two thirds of the magnesium the body uses goes towards building the structure and strength of the skeletal system and is a key mineral in the makeup of the bones. Also rich in manganese, a mineral essential for the growth and strength of bones.
Skin health thanks to vitamin E - One cup of hazelnuts contains 86% of the recommended daily allowance.
Nervous system thanks to vitamin B6 which helps the nervous system to operate optimally, and is also instrumental in the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin, melatonin, and epinephrine.
Digestive tract health thanks to manganese, which is an enzyme activator and a catalyst in the synthesis of fatty acids and cholesterol. It also promotes protein and carbohydrate metabolism. The high content of fibre also aids digestion
Raw hazel nuts
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