Oregon Hazelnuts Nutrition
Satisfy cravings and fuel your day with hazelnuts. In comparison to other tree nuts, hazelnuts rank among the highest in vitamin E, folate, monosaturated fat and proanthocyanidin.
A handful of hazelnuts can do you good!
An ounce of raw hazelnuts has 2.7 grams of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber is a cholesterol-lowering nutrient and may prevent constipation because of its laxative effect, according to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy adults on a 2,000-calorie diet should aim for at least 28 grams of dietary fiber. Read More.
For specific nutrient profiles for natural, roasted and blanched hazelnuts search the USDA food composition database. Sort for keyword “hazelnuts” and food group “nut and seed products.”
A serving of hazelnuts is one ounce, or about 21 hazelnuts.
*Scientific evidence suggests but does not prove that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts such as hazelnuts as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. [See nutrition information for fat content.]