are many health benefits to hazelnuts, but the most widely documented
benefits are the benefits they provide for the circulatory system.
They have no cholesterol, and are low in saturated fats but high
in monounsaturated fats.
Hazelnuts are a whole food and
contain many nutrients that can be beneficial in managing circulatory
health, weight loss and onset of Type 2 Diabetes.
They contain significant amounts of
B group vitamins including folate and Vitamin B6. Plus, they are
the highest in fibre of all the nuts.
The best way to eat them is raw and
you only need about 25-30 grams (about a handful) of these delicious
nuts each day to obtain the maximum health benefits.
For the latest on information on hazelnuts,
visit the Australian tree nut industry's website, Nuts
for Life or download