Pinenut kernels are rich in…
- Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids
- Antioxidant vitamins (C, D, A, E)
- B Vitamins
- Iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, zinc and selenium
- Boost cardiovascular health
- Raise the energy levels in the body
- Improve vision
- Help reduce weight
- Help against anaemia, raising iron levels in the body
The nutrition analysis shows that 100 g pinenut kernel seeds contain 673 calories, 13.7 g protein, 13.1 g carbohydrate, 68.4 g fat (4.9 g saturated, 18.8 g and 34.1 g monounsaturated polyunsaturated) and 3.7 g of fibre.
How to eat
You can eat pinenut kernels…
- Adding them raw or roasted to salads, but also in starchy foods such as rice, quinoa and bulgur, thus increasing their nutritional value.
- While using them for the preparation of various sauces such as pesto, or in cooked dishes such as stuffed vegetables and spinach.