Hazelnut for brain health

M. M. Essa*, S. Subash, S. Parvathy, A. Meera, G. J. Guillemin, M. A. Memon, T. Manivasagam

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Hazelnut is being widely used in the food industry as it is nutritious and a good source of energy. The identification of its chemical constituents revealed the presence of mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, tocopherols, and polyphenolic compounds. The present review attempts to discuss the human health benefits, particularly the brain health, by the consumption of this nut.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFood and Brain Health
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781631177385
ISBN (Print)9781631177347
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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