Chestnut differs from other nuts, especially because it is very low in fats, significantly lower in calories and has much higher content of vitamin C when compared to its relatives. It is very filling and promotes fullness. Chestnut is a great choice for restoring energy levels due to high carbohydrate content. Like other nuts, it is rich in antioxidants, especially ellagic acid and is good for heart and cardiovascular health. It is rich in copper and manganese and reduces cholesterol levels and improves digestion. Thanks to high copper content, it is also keeps bones strong and healthy.