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Pine Nut Power: How chilgoza boosts your mind and body

Chilgoza nuts are a nutritious and delicious addition to any diet. Whether enjoyed on their own as a snack or used in cooking, these nuts offer a range of health benefits that can help promote overall health and wellbeing.

India TV Health Desk Edited By: India TV Health Desk New Delhi Published on: March 17, 2023 15:00 IST
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Chilgoza, also known as pine nuts, is a type of nut that is harvested from several different species of pine trees. These nuts are often used in cooking, particularly in dishes like pesto and salads, and they are also enjoyed as a snack on their own. In addition to their delicious taste, chilgoza nuts have several health benefits that make them a valuable addition to any diet.

High nutrient content: These nuts are a good source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, all of which are essential for maintaining good health. They are also rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E, magnesium, and zinc, which play important roles in supporting the immune system, promoting healthy skin, and maintaining strong bones.

Antioxidants: Chilgoza nuts are also a good source of antioxidants, which are compounds that help protect the body from damage caused by free radicals. Unstable molecules known as free radicals can cause harm to cells and increase the likelihood of developing chronic illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals, reducing their harmful effects and promoting overall health and wellbeing.

Regulate blood sugar levels: They have been shown to help regulate blood sugar levels, which is particularly beneficial for people with diabetes. They may also help reduce inflammation in the body, which can contribute to a range of health problems, including arthritis and heart disease.

Ability to support healthy weight loss: These nuts are high in protein and fiber, which can help promote feelings of fullness and reduce overall calorie intake. Additionally, the healthy fats found in chilgoza nuts can help support weight loss by promoting satiety and reducing the risk of overeating.

Strong immune system:  Potent antioxidants, including gallocatechin, catechin, lutein, lycopene, carotenoids, and tocopherols, are present to prevent damage caused by free radicals, combat oxidative stress, and bolster the immune system. Consistent zinc intake aids in reducing inflammation, thereby boosting immunity and shielding against chronic illnesses.

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