Health benefits of Walnuts

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Health benefits of Walnuts

Cancer Fighting Nuts! Why wouldn’t you eat them every day?

The Health Benefits of the Walnut

It always amazes me how Mother Nature created the simplest of foods to be packed with the most nutrition. The simple walnut (and most other nuts too for that matter) is packed with protein, healthy fats, fiber, plant sterols, antioxidants, and many vitamins and minerals.

Eating just 30g of walnuts a day can fill your body with many of the benefits below and more!

  • Hold Cancer Fighting Properties: Containing antioxidants – which protect cells against free radical damage (including; polyphenols, copper, manganese)
  • Contains a great amount of Protein: Needed for growth and repair of tissues such as bones, muscles and skin as well as being a plant protein source for vegetarians
  • A Well Known Brain food: Containing many nutrients for brain and neurological function, including magnesium, copper, folate, thiamin
  • Helps reduce the risk of Diabetes 2: The beneficial dietary fat in walnuts has been shown to improve metabolic parameters in people with type 2 diabetes.

So why not add walnuts to your shopping list this week and start reaping the benefits of one of Mother Nature’s gifts to us!

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