Pinenut, 100% Portuguese, 1st Category. In addition to being simply delicious, it "brings" many health benefits. Contains linoleic acid that acts as satiating, controlling appetite by releasing cholecystokinin.
It is the dry fruit with the highest concentration of oleic acid, monounsaturated fat that helps to lower cholesterol levels. Antioxidant, due to the presence of Vitamins A, B, C. D and E
Contains Lutein, which is an essential carotenoid to prevent eye disease. It contains fibers and minerals such as potassium, calcium, iron and zinc that promote good gastrointestinal function.
It can be consumed raw, in salads or being part of numerous gastronomic dishes.
By having high calories count (586 kcal/100g) we recommend its moderate use of about 100 g/day
Average Nutrition Statement per 100g: Energy: 586 Kcal / 2451 Kj Lipids: 47.7 g Of which Saturated Fatty Acids: 10.5 g Carbohydrates: 5.9 g of which sugars: 5 g Fibers: 0.8 g Proteins: 33.9 g