Like all other nuts, the hazelnuts are rich in nutritive fibers and they contain proteins, vitamins, minerals, and fats. Most of them are produced in Turkey, Italy, Spain, and the USA.
You can eat them raw or roasted. A hundred grams contain 628 calories, 60.75 grams of fat, 16.70 grams of carbohydrates, 9.7 grams of fibers, and 14.95 grams of proteins. In addition, they contain vitamins A,B1, B2, B3, B, B9,C, E, as well as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, and zinc.
Hazelnuts are powerful antioxidants. They protect the body from stress and help prevent carcinoma and heart diseases. They are good for the heart because they contain vitamins and minerals. For optimal heart health it is recommended that you ingest fats that can be found in hazelnuts, which also help decrease the cholesterol.
Because of the high concentration of antioxidant ingredients, vitamins, and minerals, hazelnuts prevent the appearance of a carcinoma. Vitamin E which can be found in hazelnut is a known supplement in the prevention of carcinoma.