Hazelnuts are sweet, and incredibly nutritious edible kernels. Hazelnuts are very high in energy and loaded with numerous health-benefiting nutrients that are essential for optimum health. 100 g nuts carry 628 calories.
They are rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic as well as essential fatty acid. The nuts are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
Hazels are exceptionally rich in folate. Folate is an important B-complex vitamin that helps prevent megaloblastic anemia, and most importantly, neural tube defects in the newborn. Good news for the expectant mothers!
Hazel nuts are an excellent source of vitamin E; contain about 15 g per 100 g (providing 100% of RDA). Vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane of mucusa and skin
They are rich source of minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.
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