Health and Nutritional Benefits of Eating Chestnuts
Many people only think of chestnuts during the holiday season. That’s a shame, because chestnuts can be enjoyed year-round and offer numerous health benefits. For starters, they are a nutritional goldmine, and are high in protein, healthy fats, fiber, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium and much more. They are also rich in antioxidants like tannins, alkaloids, lutein and gallic acid. Additionally, they have been shown to improve heart health and blood sugar control, according to an article from Healthline. They can also lower inflammation and potentially even offer anti-tumor properties. Whether you are looking for a new snack, salad topping or just in search of a tasty way to improve your diet, consider mixing in some chestnuts to your next meal. Read more.