The Nutritional Health Benefits of Pili Nuts

The Pili nuts come from the pili tree and have a beautiful round teardrop shape. The tree is an evergreen that is native to Southeast Asia, Northern Australia, New Guinea; and, is also abundant in the Philippines where it is heavily cultivated. The Pili nuta is a well adaptive nut that has a rich source of essential nutrients. History links this nut back to it's original source in the rain forests of the Philippines. Ancient Filipinos used to cultivate the nut from the wild, and boil it before consuming. Then with time they started growing Pili trees that ended up conquering to neighboring countries, and across the world. The nut has high nutritional values and is a good source of fatty acids, which makes it impossible to be left unnoticed.

This tropical tree fruit has a greenish yellowish color skin that turns into purple black when the fruit is ripen and The nut itself is protected by a hard shell. The nut can be consumed raw or roasted, which gives it a milk crispy structure. It has a unique buttery taste that makes it the perfect ingredient in a variety of different dishes and recipes

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Now, the pili nut is getting the attention of all scientists and wellness experts. It is the new super food that is about to take over the world. The nutritional benefits of pili nuts is one of the main reasons we are seeing individuals with specific diets or health restrictions are making pili nuts their snack of choice

The nutritional profile of the Pili nuts is extremely impressive and their composition makes them a great addition to your diet. They are high in fat, proteins and carbohydrates and are very high in amino acid. Pili nuts are also a great source for magnesium. You can get your daily recommended dose of copper and manganese with one single serving of these magical nuts.

Pili nuts are a great snack, but also have a great nutritional value that it can be considered a meal replacement. One ounce (or 28.35 grams) of this nut constitutes of 15 individual whole kernels. This serving provides the body with 200 calories, 3 grams of protein, 23 grams of fat, and only one gram of carbohydrates. The Pili nut is also considered a complete protein and very rich in vitamins and minerals with around 15 kernels of this nut providing us with 41 milligrams of calcium, 85 milligrams of magnesium, 163 milligrams of prosperous and just 0.84 milligrams of Zinc. When it comes to the amino acids content, here are the findings: in 120g of this super nut, there are 0.227g of Tryptophan, 0.488g of Threonine, 0.58g of Isoleucine, 1.068g of Leucine, 0.443g of Lysine and 0.474g of Methionine.

The pili nut can be most famously known for improving heart health, bone health, balancing cholesterol levels, improving your immune system and reducing the risk of heart diseases. The high amounts of antioxidants aid in neutralizing or eliminating the inflammatory threat of free radicals, which can cause oxidative stress. It is clear that you can benefit from adding pili nuts to your diet.

The nut is naturally very low in sodium, which makes it a great option for anyone suffering from high blood pressure. Its macronutrient content makes it the perfect option for those looking for a snack that is high in good fat and low in carbs. Time keeps revealing the amazing power lingering in such a small nut. With all the health benefits it offers, the Pili nut will soon become the snack of choice in every household.

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