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Hazelnuts are rich in protein and unsaturated fat. Hazelnuts contain significant amounts of thiamine and vitamin B6, and smaller amounts of other B vitamins.

Uses of Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts are commonly used in confectionery.

Hazelnut is also used as an addition to the range of coffees. Hazelnut liqueur, based on a vodka, is now becoming popular in eastern Europe.

Hazelnut butter is seen as an alternative, tasty and more nutritious than its peanut butter counterpart.

Nutrition Chart

Hazelnuts / 50g Shelled Weight Amount
Calories 325
Carbohydrate 3g
Total Fat 32g
Fibre 3.3g
Protein 7.1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Good Source of Vital Vitamins Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E, folate
Good Source of Dietary Minerals Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganese