Hazelnuts ave the seeds of the tree Corylus avellena.Hazelnuts are composed of a hard shell outside which is not edible and a brown skin outside.
Hazelnuts are packed with many Antioxidants, vitamin E, Dietary fibre, Monounsaturated fats; especially Oleic acid (aka Omega 9), proteins and many minerals like Phosphorous, Magnesium.
Hazelnuts are rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, Oleic acid, Manganese and Phenolic compounds which reduced Cancer and Oxidative Stress.
Hazelnuts are proven to reduce Blood sugar levels. Hazelnuts are also rich in Oleic acid which increases the insulin sensitivity.
Hazelnuts improve cardiovascular health by reducing Cholesterol and Blood pressure levels. The antioxidants and Oleic Acids present in Hazelnuts reduces blood cholesterol levels reducing the LDL ( low-density lipoprotein) levels and maintaining HDL (High-density lipoprotein) levels. Also, Hazelnuts may reduce triglycerides levels. The Oleic acid, Dietary fibre, Antioxidants, Potassium and Magnesium present in Hazelnuts reduce the Blood pressure levels.
The antioxidants and Oleic acid in Hazelnuts reduce chronic Inflammation.
Hazelnuts are packed with vitamin E and antioxidants which reduces skin ageing and keeps your skin and hair healthy.