Hazelnuts are a rich source of antioxidants, particularly Vitamin E, that helps reduce oxidation and the cell damage it causes. They are also a natural source of Vitamin B Complex. Below is an explanation on what health benefits are derived from Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B9.
Scientific evidence suggests but doesn’t prove, that eating 1- 1/2 ounces per day of most nuts, such as hazelnuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. Hazelnuts are low in saturated fat and moderately high in heart-healthy polyunsaturated and monosaturated fats.
Hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and therefore, includes any of the nuts deriving from species of genus Corylus. It is also known as cobnut or filbert nut.
- protection against toxins such as air pollution
- Niacin (B3): balance cholesterol levels and triglycerides,
- Riboflavin (B2): major role in the production of energy,
- Thyamin (B1): essential for the breakdown of fat and protein,
- Folates (B9): DNA synthesis and repair
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