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Pinon NUTrition

Most people think the best
thing about a Pinon nut is
the taste!

Nutritionally, Pinon nuts
will surprise you!

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Nutritional values of Pinon nuts

Nutrition Facts Serving Size 20g - (Approx. 22.7 servings per lb.) Amount Per Serving: Calories 190
Calories From Fat 140 %
Daily Value Total Fat 15g - 24%
Saturated Fat 4g - 18%
Total Carbohydrate 9g - 3%
Cholesterol 0mg - 0%
Sodium 0mg - 0%
Dietary Fiber 4g -14%
Sugars 1g Vitamin C 2%
Iron 6%

Nutrition specifics:

100g of pine nuts contain 31g protein, the highest of the nuts and seeds.

The best thing about pinon & pine nuts is their high concentration of monounsaturated fat, which paves the way for a healthier cardiovascular system.

The vitamin D in pine nuts leads to stronger bones and teeth, by improving the body's ability to absorb calcium, and vitamins A and C may sharpen vision and boost the immune system.

Nuts in general are very nutritious, providing protein and many essential vitamins, such as A and E, minerals, such as phosphorous and potassium, and fiber.

The pinon is also an exceptionally good source of thiamin, at 1.28 mg/100gms. (Animal organs, rich in vitamins and minerals, have thiamin values in the 0.2 to 0.5 range. Brewers yeast has outstanding amounts of thiamin, at around 16mg/100 grams; but eating any significant amount of straight yeast is not easy, where eating 100 grams of pinon nuts is easy!

Pinons contain 1% of the organic phosphorus compound lecithin, which binds chemically with cholesterol, thus reducing the amount of pure cholesterol in the bloodstream.

Nuts are full of monounsaturated fats, which can help lower your cholesterol, and polyunsaturated fats, which can help prevent heart disease. Plus, nuts are a good source of protein , calcium , phosphorus , zinc , copper , selenium , folate , vitamin E and vitamin A

To protect the nutritive value of the nut, pine nuts should ideally be stored 'in - shell' - apart from other wild gathered nuts.If you plan to store shelled pine nuts for long, they would be better frozen. P rocessed nuts lose their nutritional value quickly. Shelled pine nuts can become rancid easily and should be stored in the fridge or freezer.

Nuts are also high in carbohydrates and oils, so shouldn't be eaten in excess.

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