Hazelnuts are rich in protein, complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, iron, calcium and vitamin E. They are very low in sodium and sugar. Hazelnuts, like other tree nuts, contain no cholesterol. Over 80% of the total fat in hazelnuts is monounsaturated. Hazelnuts add unique flavor and texture to bakery, confectionery, cereal, dairy, salad, entree, sauce, and desert formulations. Most everything tastes better with hazelnuts.