It has anti-aging effect. Pine nut is rich in vitamin E, which is
a strong antioxidant. It can inhibit lipid peroxidation in cell and on cell membrane, and protect cell from free radical damage.
Thus, it can protect the integrity of cells and keep many important enzymes in cells in normal function. Many animal experiments
also showed that the intake of heat energy and the supply of vitamin E were limited, the accumulation of lipofuscin in cells was
decreased and the life span was prolonged.
Pinecones can prevent cardiovascular disease. The fat contained in pine nut is mainly unsaturated fatty acids such as linoleic
acid and pinorenoic acid, which can adjust and reduce blood lipid, soften blood vessels and prevent atherosclerosis. Unsaturated
fatty acids can also reduce platelet aggregation and increase anticoagulation, so it can reduce blood lipids and blood viscosity,
prevent thrombosis, and protect the cardiovascular system. Therefore, the elderly often eat pine nuts, which can prevent
cardiovascular disease caused by high cholesterol.
Pine nuts have the functions of Nourishing Yin, moistening lung, smoothing intestines and defecating. Because it is rich in fat,
palmitic alkali, volatile oil, etc., it can lubricate large intestine, relieve constipation, slow diarrhea and not hurt the
healthy qi. It is especially suitable for the old and weak, postpartum patients with constipation. Constipation can make toxic
substances and carcinogens can't be discharged out of the body in time, and human waste can't be discharged in time. It can also
affect the skin's smoothness and luster. The skin becomes rough and dark. The commonly used method of moistening intestines and
defecating is mainly pine nuts. In addition, pine nut oil is a good nutritional and health product with high therapeutic value and
The unsaturated fatty acids contained in pine nuts can enhance the metabolism of brain cells and maintain the function of brain
cells and nerves. It is a high-quality nutritional supplement for the brain, especially suitable for people with brain overuse.
The unsaturated fatty acids contained in pine nuts can enhance the metabolism of brain cells and maintain the functions of brain
cells and nerves. The content of glutamic acid is as high as 16.3%. Glutamic acid has a good effect on brain and memory. In
addition, the pine nut is also rich in phosphorus and manganese, which has a good tonic effect on the brain and nerves. It is a
good brain tonic for mental workers, and also has a good preventive effect on Alzheimer's disease.
Therefore, pine nut is a kind of food with a variety of magical effects in the eyes of the ancients, which is naturally labeled
Although pine nuts are good, they are not suitable for everyone. Diarrhea and phlegm patients with spleen deficiency had better
keep away from pine nuts. Because pine nut oil is big, and belongs to high calorie food (every 100g of pine nut can convert nearly
700kcal of heat in the body), so eating too much will increase the body fat, and the amount of eating pine nut every day should be
20-30g. Pine nuts stored for a long time will produce "oil Hala" flavor, which is not suitable for eating. Loose pine nuts are
best placed in sealed containers to prevent oxidation and deterioration of grease.