As they have a sweet taste, organic pine nuts serve as a great additive to pastry. Furthermore, they are used with other food including meat, vegetables, and sauces. They are also a good choice when you just want to have a snack. Slightly toasting these kernels will produce a more pronounced flavor. Moreover, proteins, food fiber, iron and vitamins add even more value to these delicious nuts.
Our store provides only the premium quality organic pine nuts, according to the USDA organic standards. Therefore, you can avoid consuming agricultural chemicals added to conventional fertilizers. In such a way, you can establish healthy eating habits.
Health Benefits of Organic Pine Nuts
- Fatty acids.
“Bad” cholesterol has long been known to cause serious cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes. The oleic acid found in pignolias has proved to be effective in fighting LDLs and raising the “useful” cholesterol levels.
- Pinolenic acid.
If you are looking for a way to control your weight, it’s better to start with something that can tame your appetite. Pine nuts are the only source of pinolenic acid, which has the unique ability to activate two hormones able to suppress your craving for food, thus making losing weight easier.
- Omega-3 & omega-6.
A human body can’t produce these polyunsaturated fatty acids; that’s why consuming them with food is essential for your health as they support your cardiovascular health and the effective functioning of your brain.
- Vitamin E.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant, which makes it a great solution for staying young. It protects your skin cells against free radicals and helps you remain wrinkle-free for a long time. Your body can’t make it; that’s why you have to make sure to eat it on a daily basis. Certified pine nuts are a great choice for getting your daily dose of vitamin E.
- B Vitamins.
B-group vitamins are essential for metabolism and cell growth. The B6 vitamin helps you maintain healthy nerve cells and provides fat and protein metabolism.
If you want to have a strong locomotor system, you should think of your bones. Manganese helps your bones absorb calcium, which ensures their health and growth. This element can also control your glucose level by balancing your insulin level production. In addition, it serves as an antioxidant and a way to improve your metabolism by triggering certain enzymes. Moreover, it enables your body to fight infectious organisms. Epileptic attacks may be controlled when the level of manganese is sufficient.
- Lipochrome pigments.
Senile macular degeneration may be prevented by consuming this carotenoid, which is one of the key pigments for protecting your macular from oxidation.
- Absence of gluten.
Pine nuts belong to the gluten-free group of nuts, which makes them suitable for people with an intolerance to gluten. Therefore, allergic people have a great way to naturally supplement their diet without taking risks.