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Walnuts

Walnuts are the single-seed stone fruits of the walnut tree. They have been known since antiquity as walnut trees appear in Greek mythology in the form of Muses. Nowadays, they are widely praised for their supreme taste and proven health benefits. They make for a smart snacking choice but they are also used for baking (energy bars, florentines and more). They are a great source of healthy fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Moreover, they are particularly rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which play an important role in the improvement of both brain and heart function. According to research, the regular consumption of walnuts can lower LDL cholesterol levels, have anti-inflammatory effects, and improve blood vessel function. When buying walnuts, look for fresh ones with an even color and a mild natural smell. Store them in a shady, cool, dry place.

Almond

Almonds are the edible single-seed stone fruits of the almond tree. Their cultivation is part of the Hellenic tradition, since Greeks have been growing them for years. Today, they remain popular due to their pleasant taste and high nutritional value. They can be eaten raw, roasted, blanched or smoked and are also used for baking, as they are the key ingredient of numerous snacks including energy bars, florentines, and Greek halva. Almonds are rich in healthy fats, protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Moreover, they are high in vitamin E, which acts as an antioxidant, scavenging free radicals that can damage cells. According to research, almond consumption can lower LDL cholesterol levels, improve heart function, and reduce a person’s risk of developing type II diabetes. When buying almonds, look for fresh ones with even color and a mild natural smell. Store them in a shady, cool, dry place.

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Hazelnut

Hazelnut is the fruit of the hazel tree, a shrub that has been turned into a tree and is cultivated in many Greek regions. Hazelnuts have special characteristics, such as sweet taste and creamy texture. In ancient times, they were used in medicine due to their healing properties. They are rich in healthy fats, proteins, fiber, vitamins and minerals and a great source of antioxidants, including vitamin E, which protects cells from free radical damage. In addition, hazelnuts are also high in phenolic compounds, such as catechin, which has antibiotic properties and can reduce a person’s risk of developing numerous diseases. When buying hazelnuts, look for crunchy ones with a vibrant color and a mild natural smell. Store them in a shady, cool, dry place.

Pistachio

Shelled pistachios are the seeds of the pistachio tree and are widely known for their refined taste and high nutritional value. Pistachio trees are cultivated all around Greece, and mainly on the island of Aegina, which has given its name to the famous local variety (known as Aegina pistachios). Shelled pistachios are rich in healthy fats, proteins, fiber, vitamins and minerals. They are also high in antioxidants, calcium and vitamin E, which is supposed to prevent cardiovascular risks. Their consumption has anti-inflammatory effects, improves heart health, and reduces a person’s risk of developing type II diabetes. In addition, studies have shown that regular consumption of pistachios can help reduce the risk of cancer. When buying pistachios, look for fresh ones with strong smell and flavor. Store them in a shady, cool, dry place

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