Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in weight loss
Anti-fungal
Helps cure dysentary
May reduce nausea
Promotes eye health
Protects skin from UV rays

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 oz (167 kernels); Calories: 191; Fat: 19g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 3.7g; Fiber:1g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 3.9g; Potassium: 4%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 8%DV

Did You Know?

  • The pine nut is actually inside the pinecone, which must be heated in order to be removed.  It is a very labor intensive process which is one of the reasons they are so expensive.
  • Pine nuts have the highest level of Vitamin K of any of the nuts and seeds.
  • Shelled pine nuts can go bad  easily and should be stored in the fridge or freezer. 

Ways to Eat:

  • On a salad
  • In baked goods
  • In pesto

Farming Trivia:

  • Pine Nuts are also known as pinyons or pignolias

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.