Mediterranean Stone Pine NutsExcellent source of plant-based protein

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Features


  • Superior flavor
  • Excellent source of protein
  • Good Source of vitamin K, vitamin E, iron, zinc and phosphorus
  • Gluten free
  • Non-GMO
 

Details


Mediterranean or Stone Pine Nuts (pinus pinea) are the finest quality pine nuts. They are extremely hard to find in the United States. Their flavor is complex, yet lighter and more delicate than the more common, widely available Chinese, Korean or Mexican pine nuts which are harvested from a different species of pine trees. 

All pine nuts have exceptional nutritional value. They are good sources of vitamin K1, vitamin E2, and the minerials zinc, non-heme iron, phosphorus and manganese.

Mediterranean pine nuts, however, provide a particularly high content of excellent quality protein. This feature makes them especially useful as a nutritional supplement for athletes or anyone who has a greater than average protein requirement. They are also useful for anyone who wants to add nutrient-rich calories to their diet without adding excessive fat. At 34 percent protein by weight, Mediterranean pine nuts are richer in protein than any other plant food, including soybeans (10%), sesame seeds (18%), sunflower seeds (21%) and even hemp seeds (33%). 

Mediterranean pine nuts are lower in calories than other pine nuts and have a favorable omega-3 to omega-6 ratio, almost 10 times higher than other pine nuts. Pignolia are more expensive than other nuts and seeds, but their nutritional profile makes them a valuable addition to the diet.

How do you tell the difference between Mediterranean and other pine nuts? Most commonly available pine nuts are cone-shaped with dark coloration at the smaller end, whereas those from the Stone Pine are long, with an even diameter. 

Enjoy them as a topping for your salad or soup, mix them into cooked vegetable dishes or process them with fresh herbs into pesto. They are also good just by themselves!

 

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size 1/4 cup (30 grams)

Servings Per Container 7.5

Amount Per Serving
Calories: 170 Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g21%
Saturated Fat 2g9%
Trans Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0gmg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 1g5%
Sugars 0g0g%
Protein 10g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Ingredients

Mediterranean Stone Pine Nuts

Allergen Statement

Contains the following allergen: Pine Nuts