Tonda Gentile delle Langhe” Hazelnut.
Round, gentle, of quality.
The nutritional values of Nocciola
From a nutritional standpoint, it is one of the seeds with the highest levels of oleic substances: between the dried fruiti s one that contains the greatest amount – about 61% of its total composition – of which oleic acid represents 82,7%.
Fats in hazelnut are mainly unsaturated acids – the type monounsaturated (oleic and linoleic), with a composition very similar of extra virgin olive oil – and are extremely important for human food and for their protective capacity on cell membranes .