Some nutrition facts about Roasted and Salted Hazelnuts
You must have had munched up on those crunchy chocolates that consists within themselves the delicious and nutty hazelnuts. They are much loved and adored by all. Why not to, after all? The sweetness and exotic flavors elevates one up!
Hazelnuts can be found whole, slices, ground, raw or roasted. Commonly eaten as a snack or used in baked goods and other dishes, these nuts are quite impressive when it comes to their health benefits. They seriously have a lot to offer!
Hazelnut nutrients contain:
The immensely sweet flavored hazelnuts, also known as Filbert, are rich in nutrients, and have a high content of protein, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. They contains fiber, carbs, vitamin E, thiamine, magnesium, copper and manganese. They also contains decent amount of vitamin B6, folate, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. They are good sources of Omega 6 and Omega 9 fatty acids as well. The zinc helps in the development of sexual organs of the body, whereas magnesium present, regulates calcium I’m the body, which undoubtedly is utmost important for the body’s bone strength.
Hazelnuts are extremely loaded with antioxidants which protects the body from oxidative stress, capable of damaging cell structure and promoting aging, cancer and heart diseases. The mostly found antioxidants in hazelnuts are known as phenolic compounds, which are proven to help decrease blood cholesterol and inflammation. They could also be beneficial for heart health and protecting against cancer.
Know why Hazelnut are really good for health
One month-long study observed 21 people with high cholesterol levels who consumed 18–20% of their total daily calorie intake from hazelnuts. The results showed that cholesterol, triglycerides and bad LDL cholesterol levels were reduced. Other studies have shown similar effects on heart health, with results demonstrating lower blood fat levels and increased vitamin E levels. Moreover, the high content of fatty acids, dietary fiber, antioxidants, potassium and magnesium in hazelnuts seems to help normalize blood pressure.
Hazelnuts' high concentration of antioxidants compounds, minerals and vitamins have given them some anti cancer properties. The manganese present in hazelnuts help the function of specific enzymes that could decrease the risk of cancer.
Hazelnuts have also been linked to reduced inflammatory markers, thanks to their high concentration of healthy fats. They also help in regulate blood sugar levels. Additionally, oleic acid, which is the main fatty acid in hazelnuts, has been shown to have beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity. A diet rich in oleic acid significantly reduced fasting blood sugar and insulin levels.
In this busy mechanized schedules of our daily lives, poor dietary habits and choices have led several diseases and illnesses to enter in our bodies. Our comfort zones and our sometimes not-so-wise choices, have serious repercussions.
BOYO’s roasted and salted Hazelnuts, are an excellent choice to make for the ones who want to lead a healthy and an active lifestyle. These excellent and delicious source of nutrients when tossed with the Himalayan pink salt, becomes a mouth savoring as well as extremely healthy snack to fill your tummies! The Himalayan pink salt contains extra minerals and elements that regular table salt does not, and are therefore required very much by the body to stay fit and fine. These roasted and salted Hazelnuts, are good to go in your daily snacking, or in your midnight hunger pangs, when you get busy looking for that junk to eat!
Start avoiding and replacing the much loved fried junk with these non oily hazelnuts which are roasted with a special technique, without using any oil. Thus making them gluten free, with zero trans fat and extremely yummy flavor to elevate your moods up after a monotonous day!
Hazelnuts, act as a great complement, not just to your dishes and snacks, but also for your well being! So do eat healthy and be an admiring asset!