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Health Benefits of Chestnuts

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Health Benefits of Chestnuts

Chestnuts are extremely healthy, tasty and suitable for the cold season. At that time, the immune system is quite weakened and chestnuts, thanks to the minerals and vitamins they contain, are a good choice for overcoming fatigue, for strengthening memory, for treating even painful and heavy menstruation and hemorrhoids.

In Japan and China, they are one of the most used crops, much more than potatoes and all other types of nuts. In contrast, chestnuts have twice as much starch and are extremely rich in phosphorus, potassium, vitamin C, B1, B2, A and others. They are quite high in calories due to the large amount of carbohydrates they contain, but they are low in fat and high in fiber compared to other types of nuts. Chestnut recipes are highly honored.

There are several types of chestnuts, which differ considerably in taste, but have almost the same amount of nutrients. They contain a large amount of mineral salts, which makes them very healthy, but in addition to the chestnut fruit, there are also benefits from the tree, leaves and flowers of chestnut. There are many ideas with chestnuts in folk medicine, which are useful to many of us, which contain chestnuts and can relieve various types of pain.

Its leaves, seeds, flowers - can be used for health benefits and are a great cure for many diseases - leg pain, swollen ankles and last but not least excess weight problems. Thanks to the ingredient aexin, chestnuts can help you lose weight.

Aexin may be useful in water retention in the body. Thanks to the amount of lecithin they contain, chestnuts help to overcome stress.

They are a great choice for people who expend physical energy and are recommended for gastrointestinal disorders. If you suffer from varicose veins, you can also turn to the useful chestnuts for help - they strengthen the walls of venous vessels.

Why Chestnuts are Healthy

As we have said, chestnuts can be part not only of folk medicine, but also of a healthy winter table. Be sure to try:

- roasted chestnuts;

- chestnut soup;

- brownies with chestnuts;

- muffins with chestnuts.

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