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Korean Pine Nut Extract
Challenges Obesity

Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

There are good things over the horizon which may put an end to obesity.

One of the prominent challengers appears to be Korean Pine Nut Extract which works to suppress appetite by increasing hormone appetite-suppressors within the body.

The pinelenic acid contained in the Korean Pine Nut is extracted from the Korean Pine Nut, and is the element responsible for making an individual feel full for longer periods of time.

Two other noteworthy Obesity Fighters are a vaccine for Adenovirus-36, a virus associated with weight gain and Accomplia (Rimonabant), a French obesity drug approved for use in the United Kingdom.

Accomplia works within the brain, blocking receptors that stimulate eating.

As anyone knows who is battling obesity, one of the most frustrating issues when dieting is dealing with appetite and hunger.

Korean Pine Nut Extract and Accomplia may indeed pave the way to a thinner world in a less painful manner.

About American Harvested Pine Nuts (Pinyon)

The common American grown pine nut is very small and oily and have long been a staple of the Native Americans of the American West.

They are often collected by spreading a cloth or blanket beneath the trees, then using a stick to remove the nuts from the trees.

They are commonly used in preparing stews, breads candies and many other homemade foods.

Although pine nuts have a very high fat content, it is mostly unsaturated. It's also a good source of potassium, iron, thiamin, and phosphorus and contain minimal sodium.

Nutrition Facts, Calories in Pine Nuts

Elements

Units

100 grams

1 ounce

10 pine nuts

Energy, Calories

kcal

629

178

6

Protein

g

11.57

3.28

0.12

Total lipid (fat)

g

60.98

17.29

0.61

Carbohydrates

g

19.30

5.47

0.19

Fiber, total dietary

g

10.7

3.0

0.1

Minerals, Vitamins
Calcium, Ca

mg

8

2

0

Iron, Fe

mg

3.06

0.87

0.03

Magnesium, Mg

mg

234

66

2

Phosphorus, P

mg

35

10

0

Potassium, K

mg

628

178

6

Sodium, Na

mg

72

20

1

Zinc, Zn

mg

4.28

1.21

0.04

Vitamin C

mg

2.0

0.6

0.0

Thiamin

mg

1.243

0.352

0.012

Riboflavin

mg

0.223

0.063

0.002

Niacin

mg

4.370

1.239

0.044

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.111

0.031

0.001

Folate, DFE

g

58

16

1

Vitamin B-12

g

0.00

0.00

0.00

Vitamin A, RAE

g

1

0

0

Vitamin A, IU

IU

29

8

0

Fatty acids, total
Saturated Fat

g

9.377

2.658

0.094

Monounsaturated Fat

g

22.942

6.504

0.229

Polyunsaturated Fat

g

25.668

7.277

0.257

 

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