Dried Fruit & Nuts
Smooth and glossy dark-brown on the outer shell, it has a sweet and starchy white flesh inside. Chestnut is low in calories and fats but high in minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc and potassium.
An excellent source of dietary fiber that help to lower blood cholesterol and potassium which lower blood pressure. Chestnut is also a gluten-free food.
Tip: Best way to enjoy the food is roasted or boiled.
Rich in omega-3 fats and antioxidants, walnut is made up of mostly polyunsaturated fat and some amount of protein. It is used to reduce the risk of prostate cancer and improve sperm quality. A walnut-rich diet also help to slow down the progress of Alzheimer’s disease and improve overall brain health.
Tip: Eaten on its own as a snack or added to pastas, salads and soups to enhance the nutrition.