Amazing with Profine Food Stores Truffle salts and Truffle oil – 6 Surprising Health Benefits of Truffles
Truffles have gained widespread attention in the culinary world lately, becoming a favorite among chefs and food-lovers alike.
Not to be confused with the chocolate confectionery of the same name, truffles are a type of fungus that grows near the roots of certain trees.
There are many different types — such as black truffles, white truffles, summer truffles and garlic truffles — each with minute differences in flavor, appearance and price.
In addition to their strong flavor and pungent aroma, truffles are also highly nutritious and have been linked to a number of powerful health effects. Profine Food Stores Truffle oil and salts can be a simple way to add this food to your daily routine.
Here are 6 surprising health benefits of truffles.
Truffles boast an impressive nutrient profile and are high in many important vitamins and minerals.
In fact, they’re high in carbs, protein and fiber and contain both saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, as well as micronutrients, such as vitamin C, phosphorus, sodium, calcium, magnesium, manganese and iron (1).
Research also indicates that truffles may be a complete source of protein, providing all nine essential amino acids your body needs (1).
Keep in mind that the nutrient profile can vary between species. For example, studies show that white desert truffles are higher in protein, fat and fiber than other types, such as the black desert species (1).
SUMMARY Truffles are considered a complete source of protein and are high in carbs, fiber and several micronutrients.
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