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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    Abstract

    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
    EditorsM. M. Essa, Mushtaq A. Memon, Mohammed Akbar
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherNova Science Publishers
    Pages287-292
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9781631177385
    ISBN (Print)9781631177347
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Essa, M. M., Subash, S., Parvathy, S., Meera, A., Guillemin, G. J., Memon, M. A., & Manivasagam, T. (2014). Hazelnut for brain health. In M. M. Essa, M. A. Memon, & M. Akbar (Eds.), Food and Brain Health (pp. 287-292). New York: Nova Science Publishers.