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, Watch the video here.

According to this study at Harvard Health, walnuts may reduce cholesterol when eaten daily. See the summary of the study here. Read this post.

Recipes with walnuts

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The Benefits of Eating Walnuts

The Benefits of Eating Walnuts

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