Nuts and seeds are believed to be incredibly beneficial for one’s health. They are known to encourage weight loss by helping curb one’s appetite by making one feel fuller for longer, cutting down on binge-eating too. Now with a nip in the air, many people choose to munch on nuts, one of which is the crunchy and buttery pine nut — popularly known as chilgoza. While the outer dark-brown coat or shell is tough, its edible kernel is creamy white and sweet in taste.
*Being nutrient-dense, pine nuts are loaded with healthy fats, dietary fibres, plant sterols, arginine, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that are protect the heart. The high antioxidant content in the seeds is known to slow down ageing as they combat free radicals, which play a part in age-related deterioration.
*Pine nuts contain healthy amounts of essential minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Pines are one of the richest sources of manganese, which helps the human body develop resistance.Read More..