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pine nuts

Organic Raw Pine Nuts - 200g

  • HK$19800


Pine nuts are small edible seeds from the female cones of pine tees.  They have a buttery texture with a hint of sweetness and makes a great topping for savoury and sweet dishes.  Nutrient rich and filled with essential minerals, vitamins and "heart friendly" monounsaturated fatty acids that help benefit in reducing cholesterol levels in the blood.

Health Benefits of Pine Nuts

  • Contains pinolenic acid, which can help to curb appetite as it triggers the release of hunger-suppressant enzymes cholecystokinin and Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) in the gut
  • Also contains LDL-lowering properties by enhancing hepatic LDL uptake
  • Excellent source of vitamin-E, Vitamin B-complex (thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine) and folates) 
  • Contain healthy amounts of essential minerals like manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium

How to Consume/Use

  • Used in trail mixes, granolas, biscuits, cookies, chocolates, protein/energy bars
  • Excellent toppings for salads
  • Used in many desserts for that nice crunch
  • Seen in many stir-fry vegetable dishes in the Asian cuisine

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