Chestnuts have been a food source for thousands of years. They can be eaten in many ways: raw, roasted, ground into flour, or mixed into pastries.
They grow on trees in the genus Castanea, and many species in this group can live for an impressive 500 years or more.
5 Benefits chestnuts might provide for your health : let's go through those benefits:
Source of energy for our body
Rich in carbohydrates, chestnuts are natural restoratives, great for recovering after exercise and counteracting fatigue and stress.
Rich in iron
High in folic acid, a substance that prevents fetal malformations, this fruit is particularly suitable for pregnant women
Good for the gut
Being rich in fiber, chestnuts are most useful for those suffering from constipation. They help to regularize bowel activity.
Good for the nervous system
The presence of phosphorus makes chestnuts particularly effective for developing memory and concentration
and for the heart💜
Plant fiber counteracts the formation of bad cholesterol