The incredible benefits of nuts

We're nuts for walnuts!

There's nothing quite like the delicious crunch of a walnut. Whether you're noshing on them straight, sprinkling them on a breakfast parfait or cooking them in any number of dishes, walnuts are a delicious treat that can't be beat! Plus, they're real nutritional powerhouses.

An excellent source of fibre

Walnuts are extremely rich in dietary fibre, which plays an important role in aiding digestion and ensuring regular bowel movements, as well as providing a natural remedy for constipation. Plus, you feel fuller when you eat foods high in dietary fibre, which makes walnuts great for satisfying those afternoon cravings without overindulging.

Lowered risk of disease

Walnuts have more omega 3 fatty acids, which are essential to a healthy diet, than any other kind of nut. They're also a great source of antioxidants and can significantly reduce the risk of a number of diseases, such as cardiovascular health problems and certain types of cancer and aging related illnesses. In fact, walnuts have the second highest antioxidant content of all produce.

Brain food

People back in ancient times used to think that walnuts were good for the brain because of their similar appearance. We might scoff at this unscientific reasoning these days, but we have to admit that they weren't wrong about the health benefits! You can once again thank walnuts' high omega 3 content, which helps keep the brain in tip top ship, improving memory, the ability to focus and information processing speed.

Energy boosters

The high protein and fatty acid content of walnuts makes them very energy dense, perfect for rounding out breakfast on the go and starting the day off on the right foot. As an energy superfood, they also help reduce stress, something we could all use in our hectic lives!

Matin, midi et soir!

Walnuts are healthy, yes, but they're also delicious! They're perfect for any occasion and are great in all kinds of dishes, both sweet and savoury . There are also lots of different varieties out there, if you're looking to broaden your horizons and give something new a stry. With a food this amazing, we have to a... Walnuts, is there anything they can't do?