Mixed Nuts: The facts about your favorite nuts – HAZELNUTS

Mixed Nuts:  The facts about your favorite nuts – HAZELNUTS

Serving Size 1oz (about 20 hazelnuts) = 180 calories

Hazelnuts have a slightly bitter skin called filberts that is chock-full of proanthocyanidins, compounds that may help strengthen blood vessels, reduce heart disease risk, and boost brain health.

Nutty Ideas:  Toss with arugula, fig segments, and balsamic vinaigrette.  Add roughly chopped nuts to squash and yams.  Use them as a tasty garnish on any plate.

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