500g (1.10lb) / 2kg (4.40lb)
Hazelnuts or filbert, one of the smallest of all nuts is actually a nutritional giant. Whether discussing colon health and cancer prevention or cardiac health and heart attack prevention, calorie-reducing diets or women’s preventive health: All nuts and the hazelnut in particular are an excellent source of daily fiber, anti oxidants, phytoestrogens and monounsaturated (the good fat) fat. Hazelnuts are the richest nut source of folic acid (folate), which helps to reduce homocysteine levels in the blood, improving blood vessel health.
Hazelnuts also contain protein, fiber, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin E (an anti oxidant), potassium and calcium as well as the micronutrients magnesium, copper, zinc, selenium, and phosphorus. Additionally hazelnuts contain phytochemicals, including flavonoids, isoflavones, ellagic acid, and phenolic acid which is further being evaluated for its ability to prevent health problems.