Chestnuts are fruits with remarkable nutritional properties, rich in mineral salts, trace elements and vitamins. This makes them energetic, and they also fight intestinal diseases, kidney diseases, bone diseases, nervous and muscular alterations and help the circulatory system.
Let's start immediately from an indisputable principle that chestnuts are good for you. Dried chestnuts are a very digestible fruit and thanks to the abundance of dietary fiber they are useful for preserving or restoring intestinal regularity. Chestnuts are a good source of fiber, substances that limit the absorption of cholesterol. They do not contain gluten and have a nutritional value similar to that of cereals; moreover, they can completely cover the carbohydrate part of the meal and are very suitable in case of celiac disease. In addition to the fibers, the omega3 and omega6 fatty acids present in the fruit also contribute to the reduction of cholesterol. < br /> The properties of dried chestnuts are manifold because they have magnesium, a fundamental property for the well-being of the nervous system, for the construction of the skeleton and for the metabolism of fats, they have potassium which allows the maintenance of a correct hydro-saline balance and the regulation of blood pressure, have phosphorus which is one of the main constituents of bones and teeth, constitutes an important buffer system in the blood, where it contributes to the maintenance of PH, also contain zinc, which is important for the maturation of the gonads and for the proper functioning of the immune system and the prostate, also contain manganese, another essential mineral for the growth of bones and joints, in addition to the macronutrient iron which is part of two fundamental proteins for the transport of oxygen, in addition to vitamins B6 and vitamin E, a very powerful antioxidant, it protects cells from environmental toxins and the action of free radicals.