Chestnut: A Nut for All Seasons

The chestnut is breaking out of its shell as a Christmas tradition and gaining a year-round reputation as a low-fat, natural way to treat certain health conditions. Certain ethnic groups have long known that chestnuts can ease circulatory problems like varicose veins and phlebitis. Wellness-minded U.S. consumers are just now rediscovering the nut's health properties, as well as its unique flavor.

The chestnut is breaking out of its shell as a Christmas tradition and gaining a year-round reputation as a low-fat, natural way to treat certain health conditions.

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