How Precious Is The Prostate? Nutty Facts.
The size of the prostate gland is always compared to a walnut.
So - what is the shape and size of a walnut?
Let's compare a few precious few nuts to remind you how precious your prostate is:
The Coco De Mer Or Coconut
Of The Sea
This is world's largest nut.
It can weigh up to 42Kgs.
The seeds alone can be 17kgs.
Size up to half a meter in diameter.
Takes 6 -10 years to mature.
Each nut is numbered and tracked.
Price: £170 - £200 for one of the
Medium Sized Nut
Walnuts date back to 7000 BC and the oldest tree food known to man.
Width: 30 -38mm.
Length: 37 - 43mm.
The thickest walnut tree trunk at 9.05m was measured in 2008 in Spain.
Price: $14.50 / 500gsm
Pine Nuts: The World's Tinniest Nuts
Length: 8 - 10mm
There are only 20 species of pine trees that bare edible pine nuts.
Trees take 15 -25 years to mature and up to 70 years to reach top production.
Harvested by hand from dried out pine cones.
Price $24 / 500gsm