EN on Foods

November 2004 Issue

Chestnuts: Not Your
Usual Nut Case

If chestnuts are roasting on an open fire (or perhaps just in your oven), you can bet the holiday season is coming. Compared to other tree nuts, chestnuts have far less fat and fewer calories; they are a source of copper, manganese, potassium and some B vitamins and are the only nuts that provide vitamin C.

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