What are hazelnuts?
Photo of roasted unshelled hazelnuts
Hazelnuts are the fruit of the common hazel (Corylus avellana). They are included within the nuts.
They consist of an oval hard shell. In its interior, there is the edible nut.
This fruit, in its natural state, is slightly whitish brown, but if, it's fried or roasted, it shows a more intense brown color.
They have an intense flavor, and a crunchy and pasty texture.
What are the main nutrients of hazelnuts? Composition of hazelnuts
As an energy source, 100 grams of hazelnuts give us 628 calories.
Their proportion of nutrients are divided into:
Vitamins and minerals in hazelnuts:
Hazelnuts are rich in potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, but they also contain calcium and iron.
Hazelnuts are rich in vitamin E, but they also provide us with vitamin A, vitamin C and B vitamins, such as vitamin B1 and vitamin B2.
Photo of dry shelled hazelnuts
Nutritional characteristics of hazelnuts
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