Hazelnuts – valuable nutrient donor

Hazelnuts belong to the birch family. In Germany they often grow wild, while in the Mediterranean region and in the warmer areas of Asia and America they are cultivated in large numbers. The favorable climate there allows rich harvests of the aromatic egg-shaped fruit.

The fruit from the Black Sea coast

The origin of hazelnuts is in Turkey, more precisely, on the Black Sea coast. Through trade, the fruit came to Greece and ancient Rome, and eventually to the whole world. The Germanic people considered a hazelnut tree planted near their house as a sign of fertility.

Hazelnuts: A true nutrient package

As a seed and fruit, the hazelnut is nutritionally very valuable. With 650 kilocalories per 100 grams, it provides a lot of energy. But the protein content is also high, which makes hazelnuts a good source of protein. The proportion of unsaturated fatty acids is also good, especially the linoleic acid is contained in the hazelnut. Thus, the consumption of the tasty nut is said to have a good effect on cardiovascular problems and also have a preventive effect. The health value of hazelnut is further enhanced by its high vitamin content. Growth, nervous system and the functions of the brain are promoted by vitamin B, cell protection arises from vitamin E. Average ingredients per 100 grams of nuts:

Use of the hazelnuts

In Germany, the hazelnut is often consumed as a dried fruit. Furthermore, it finds a versatile use in the food industry. It is an ingredient of numerous confectionery and confectionery products. In confectionery, especially hazelnut brittle is used. Hazelnuts are also a popular ingredient in various types of muesli and yogurt.

Energy packs for in between

Hazelnuts are very good as provisions on trips or strenuous hikes, as they provide nutrients in concentrated form. They also lift the mood. Mixed into muesli, they give the necessary energy boost during special stresses. Therefore, as part of the daily food intake, they can be ideally consumed in this form for breakfast. Because of the high fat content, care should be taken to consume the nuts only in small quantities. Even a small amount makes an important contribution to a balanced and wholesome diet.

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