Known as the smallest size of hazelnut, picola hazelnut is the most delicious and tiny form of hazelnut. The picola hazelnut, which is mostly grown in Giresun, the land of hazelnuts, is used as a snack, but also in chocolates. This delicious hazelnut, which is suitable for the taste of many people, is widely grown in many cities in the Black Sea Region. In addition, picola hazelnut is a hazelnut variety with a very high economic value in terms of being exported to many countries.
These miniature hazelnuts, which contain very useful nutritional values, are a good source of calcium. At the same time, picola hazelnut, which is very rich in potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium, is very beneficial for health thanks to its rich fiber content and the vitamins it contains.
This small-grained hazelnut variety, which you can find in some nut shops, is very delicious in terms of containing plenty of minerals. It can also be used in many cakes and desserts. Thin-shelled picola hazelnut is more delicious than other hazelnut varieties thanks to its high fat content. However, it should not be consumed in excessive amounts due to its high calorie content.
The benefits of picola hazelnut;
- It is beneficial for cardiovascular health as it is a good source of omega 3. In this way, it provides blood coagulation and eliminates the problem of arteriosclerosis.
- Picola hazelnut, which helps to lower high blood pressure, can also be consumed by diabetics. Thanks to the vitamin E in it, it is beneficial for skin health and helps to regulate brain and nerve functions.
- A vitamin E in it also helps to reveal the positive effects of this hazelnut on stress.
- This type of hazelnut, which is recommended to be consumed especially during pregnancy, gives energy to the body.
- Picola hazelnut, which has a high vitamin D content, shortens the healing time of wounds.
- Thanks to the calcium it contains, this delicious hazelnut variety, which is also beneficial for the strengthening of the bone structure, helps to keep the immune system strong.
Günceleme: 25/12/2022 11:39