Chestnuts – Health and Nutrition
Chestnuts contain low quantities of sodium, saturated fat and oil. They are also gluten and cholesterol free. Fresh chestnuts contain about 52% water by weight.
Chestnuts are a good source of Viramin C (the only “nut” containing Vitamin c), Copper, Potassium, Iron and a very good source of Manganese. The Vitamin C is reduced after heating.
Chestnut Health and Nutrition Detail
The following sites detail the nutritional and health benefits of chestnuts.