The Benefits of Walnuts
What are walnuts?
Walnuts are tree nuts. They are the single-seed of the fruit of the walnut tree. Encased in an inedible shell, the nut is split in two to reveal the inner wrinkly seed that you buy at the grocery store. They are commercially sold raw or roasted.
What are the benefits of walnuts?
Walnuts contain significant levels of omega-3 fatty acids, polyphenols, and vitamin E.
“Not eating walnuts may double our risk of dying from heart disease (compared to at least one serving a week)—perhaps because nuts appear to improve endothelial function, allowing our arteries to better relax normally.” -Dr. Michael Greger, NutritionFact.org Watch the video here.
Recipes with walnuts
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