Chestnuts of CreteBotanists are still searching whether chestnut tree is a native plant of Crete or was imported with trade at ancient Minoan times, since there thousand year old trees. The older it gets, the more chestnuts it produces, without any special care, fertilizers,manures or sprinkling.That is the reason why chestnuts are pure and healthy. They are ideal for those who follow a healthy diet since they contain low calories. They are source of potassium that benefits blood pressure, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and iron. They are combined with all kinds of food like seafood, meat, pulses salads and sweets.