Walnuts

Walnuts Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how walnuts can support your health and wellness.

Walnuts  nutrition, benefits, recipes...Rich in omega-3 functional (healthy) fats and antioxidants, these nuts are linked to improved brain health as well as the prevention of heart disease. Whilst usually eaten whole as a snack or in salads, pastas, baked goods, soups and cereals, it’s oil is also used as an option in salad dressings and other culinary creations.

  • 725calories / 100g
  • 3% water

Nutrition:

  • Vitamins B6 & E
  • Copper
  • Folate (B9)
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Antioxidants

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Lower cholesteroland decrease the risk of heart disease.
  • Reduce inflammation, and the risk of chronic diseases, including cancer.
  • Reverse age-related brain impairment including comprehension, learning and memory.
  • Support neurotransmitter functioning and fight depression and anxiety.
  • Satisfy hunger, regulate blood sugar and support weight management.
  • Increase blood melatonin concentrations and regulate sleep.
  • Protect the skin from free radicals and prevent the early signs of aging.

Walnuts Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of walnuts, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how walnuts can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

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