Hazelnut is the nut from the hazel tree. It is high in a type of healthy fat called monounsaturated fat. Hazelnuts are commonly eaten as food.

Hazelnut is used for high cholesterol, high levels of other fats (lipids) in the blood, heart disease, dementia, and obesity, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Hazelnut contains oil, protein, fiber, and antioxidants. There isn't enough information to know how hazelnut might work for medicinal uses.

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