Chestnuts are small nuts and grow on trees and shrubs. Its growth is rapid in America and European countries while Chinese chestnut grows gradually. There are four different types of species found on earth such as Chinese, Japanese American and European chestnuts all of these have a disparate impact on the body. 

Benefits of Chestnut:

  1. Chestnuts contain copper, which is a trace mineral that enhances bone strength and boosts the immune system.

  2. Chestnuts are the only low-fat nuts, containing just 1 gram of fat and a little less than 70 calories per ounce of dried or roasted nuts.

  3. Chestnuts are the only nuts that contain vitamin C; in fact, just 3 ounces of chestnuts supply about 45% of the recommended daily amount of this vital antioxidant nutrient.

  4. Chestnuts are an excellent source of manganese, molybdenum, and copper and a good source of magnesium.

  5. The diabetic patient can also get benefit from these tiny nuts by involving in their diet.

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