Certified Organic Raw Pine Nuts are a nutritious snack that can be eaten raw or roasted. Our pine nuts are raw but you can easily roast them at home. Pine nuts have three impressive health benifits: 1) Promotes hearth heath: pine nuts contain pinolenic acid which is a poluunsaturated fat exclusively found in pine nut oil which may help lower "bad" or LDL cholesterol in the blood. 2) Improved blood sugar levels: pine nut extract may contribiute to a decrease in fasting blood glucose levels. On average, eating 2 ounces per day (56 grams) of tree nuts over a period of 8 weeks contributed to an improvement in fasting blood glucose levels and insulin sensitivity 3) Maintain a healthy weight: Pine nuts contain a combination of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, all of which help keep you feeling fuller longer. Even though nuts are a high calorie food, they don’t contribute to weight gain, and they help you feel more satisfied. Choosing nuts for a snack over more-processed foods may help reduce hunger.
100 g of dry kernels provide 673 calories. Additionally, they comprise of numerous health promoting phytochemicals, vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals
Approx. 3 1/2 cups per pound.