Pine nut AN
Rich source of high quality proteins and fat
Rich source of vitamins and minerals
Helps improve immune system and health
Pine nuts are nuts from some trees, that belong to the Pinus genus. Russia is the largest producer of pine nuts in the world. Pinus koraiensis and Pinus sibirica are more widely spread, produced and sold types.
Pine nuts are some of the most valuable foods in the world. Pine nuts contain very high quality protein, that is easily digested by the body and contains such valuable essential amino-acids as lysine, methionine and tryptophan.
Similarly, pine nuts are very rich in valuable fats. So, pine nut oil contains a large amounts of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), that are essential for the body and has to come from the diet. To satisfy a daily need in PUFA for an adult it would be enough to drink 20 mg of pine nut oil.
Pine nuts are rich in vitamins and minerals. So, they contain a lot of B1, B2, E, K and PP vitamins. Also, they are a rich source of magnesium, potassium, copper, zink, phosphorus and other minerals. Vitamin B1 is very beneficial for the brain function and has anti- aging properties. Vitamin B2 is essential for blood generation in the body. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant, that protects cellular membrane from oxidation stress. Pine nuts also contain a lot of fiber, bringing benefits for the digestive system of the body.
Pine nuts and pine nut products are truly deserving to be called super-foods. They help improve health, strengthen immune system, develop good natural protection against different infections, including viral infections.
Especially rich in vitamins E, K, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, etc.