Cedar nut is an invaluable natural gift of the Far East and Siberia. Perhaps because these nuts are ripening in a harsh climate, they contain such a huge supply of trace elements, vitamins and nutrients necessary for human life and health.
The composition of cedar nuts differs from other varieties. After all, despite its small size, the cedar core surpasses many types of nuts according to its nutritional, biological and curative value, therefore it is often included in the diet of patients and convalescent patients.
With pancreatitis, the treatment of which is accompanied by strict diet, cedar nut is not only a permitted product, but also a medicine that has long been used by healers in Russia. Modern phyto-therapeutists and now in the acute course of pancreatitis appoint cedar oil( it is quickly absorbed by the body), and in the period of remission a handful of nuts every day.
Useful properties of pine nuts with pancreatitis
Pine nut contains a lot of protein. Its content in 100 grams of kernels reaches up to 44%, which is 12 times higher than the chicken's meat. But vegetable protein, in contrast to the animal is quickly absorbed, without requiring the body of large energy costs. Therefore, nutritious cedar nuts are recommended for inclusion in the menu of patients who have been depleted of acute pancreatitis, or patients after surgery. Rapid digestion of vegetable protein, which is absorbed by the body by 99%, is promoted by lysine - an amino acid that is part of pine nuts.
For a long time people have noticed that pine nuts and oil obtained from it, in pancreatitis attacks have anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect on the pancreas. This is explained by the fact that the core of pine nuts contains vitamin E and more than 10 amino acids, including methionine, lysine, tryptophan, which are powerful antioxidants that can reduce inflammation of the pancreas, relieving pain and improving the patient's health in pancreatitis.
Vitamin E, the concentration of which in cedar nut oil is much higher than olive oil, strengthens and protects against destruction cell membranes, which are very vulnerable to exacerbation of pancreatitis.
Pine nut is a high-calorie product containing 60% fat, which includes essential for health Omega 3, 6 and 9 - fatty acids. These complexes also have anti-inflammatory properties that improve the condition of patients with pancreatitis.