Chestnut Nutrition

 

Sweet chestnuts are harvested in autumn and contain valuable nutrients to help boost our immune system over winter.

 

 

 

 

LOW FAT: Unlike other nuts, chestnuts are almost fat-free and low in calories

"If you're counting calories, choose chestnuts"

 

 NUT COMPARISONS PER 30g

                       Calories          Fat

CHESTNUTS          64               0.3g

Macadamias       204               21g

Almonds             163                14g

Cashews             157               12g

 

HIGH IN COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES: Make chestnuts a valuable source of sustainable energy, useful for the diet conscious as well as athletes.

In fact sports dieticians agree that chestnuts are one of the Top 10 energy sustaining foods

 

"Chestnuts low glycemic index keeps you feeling fuller for longer"

 

HIGH IN VITAMIN C: 70mg / 100g containing the same amount of Vitamin C as found in an orange

HIGH QUALITY PROTEIN found in chestnuts is equal to that found in an egg, it contains all the essential amino acids.

PROTEIN TO CARBOHYDRATE RATIO of 1:20 - perfect!

 

Chestnuts are also CHOLESTEROL FREE,  GLUTEN FREE & SODIUM FREE

 

 

Sweet Chestnuts offer goodness, flavour and health benefits