H for Hazelnuts, H for Heart Health
We all know hazelnuts are super yummy when combined with chocolate spread. But did you know they are really beneficial for hair, nails and your heart? These are one type of nuts that are very underrated, but when served in a pure form like Provee Choco Hazelnut, they are sure to show you their power.
Hazelnuts are rich with antioxidants and healthy fats which lower the levels of cholesterol in the blood. Hazelnuts have also demonstrated to lower blood fat levels and increase vitamin E levels.
It is advised to eat 30-60 hazelnuts a day to keep your heart happy and healthy. They also help in normalizing your blood pressure. They have high contents of fatty acids, dietary fiber, antioxidants, potassium, and magnesium.
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Aside from being a great source of fiber, hazelnuts contain a large amount of monounsaturated fatty acids, which help to reduce LDL cholestrol - the bad cholestrol - and increase HDL - The good cholestrol. In the long term, HDL not only keeps your heart healthy but also keeps you feeling satiated and reduces cravings for carbs.
So it is time to get your hands on a bag full of hazelnuts and have a healthier lifestyle starting today.