Aids in weight loss
Helps cure dysentary
May reduce nausea
Promotes eye health
Protects skin from UV rays
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
- Pine Nuts are also known as pinyons or pignolias