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Hazelnuts: Heart Health in a Nutshell

Heart disease is the number one cause of death each year in the United States, so it’s always good to be on the lookout for heart-healthy foods. Some of the top nutrients for a healthy heart are vitamin E and oleic acid, and a great source of both is the delicious and versatile hazelnut.

 

What are Hazelnuts?

Hazelnuts are the nut of the hazel tree and are also known as filberts or cob nuts. They have been eaten by many different cultures all over Europe and the Middle East for thousands of years. Some populations revered hazelnuts and believed that eating them could bring one wisdom and inspiration. What are Hazelnuts?

 

Benefits of Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts are a rich source of vitamin E and oleic acid. Oleic acid is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid that can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. It does this by helping to eliminate plaque buildup in the arteries and by reducing cholesterol. Hazelnuts also contain protein, fiber and several B vitamins such as folic acid. Folic acid is vital for DNA synthesis and is crucial for children as it helps with red blood cell production and to prevent anemia.The vitamin E in hazelnuts is essential for healthy heart muscles and for normal functioning of the reproduction system. It can also help reduce inflammation, boost the immune system and acts as a potent antioxidant. Benefits of Hazelnuts

 

How to Use Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts are delicious and easy to incorporate into your healthy lifestyle! They have a unique, nutty, and buttery flavor that just can’t be beat. Hazelnuts can be eaten on their own or they can be used to make nut milks, seed pates, truffles, or on-the-go trail mixes. Or, check out our recipe below for a raw, vegan version of the popular hazelnut spread, Nutella. 2166 - Hazelnuts, Shelled, 8oz, Organic
Hazelnuts, Shelled, 8oz, Organic

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