Eat walnuts everyday and adopt a health lifestyle for yourself as well as your family. Even a handful will be great for your health. Some of the health benefits of walnuts are as follows.
Packed with nutrition, walnuts provide protein, vitamins E, A and B. Walnuts are fortified with poly- and monounsaturated fats. This wonderful nut provides minerals like iron, potassium and calcium. Besides it provides fibre to your body.
Walnuts are a good source of omega-3 fats, that is essential for normal brain function.
Walnuts have anti-oxidant properties. They are rich in a compound called ellagic acid, that supports our immune system. Besides ellagic acid also has anti-cancerous properties.
Walnut oil can help to reduce blood pressure, reduce stress and improve overall cardiovascular health, according to a study by Pennsylvania State University. This wonder food is a rich source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), that can lower cholesterol and decrease oxidative stress and inflammation.
So, go ahead make walnut a food-habit of your healthy family.
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