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What are the health benefits of hazelnuts?

The hazelnut is one healthy nut. It's a good source of vitamin E, an antioxidant that can help protect cells from damage and may help keep your immune system strong. Hazelnut also is low in cholesterol and a source of heart-healthy fats. In fact, eating a handful of hazelnuts a day, or other healthy nuts like almonds or walnuts, may reduce your risk of heart disease. Other research has linked hazelnuts with a lower risk of some cancers, and recently, a large study found a potential link between vitamin E-rich diets and a lower risk of dementia.

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