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
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.
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
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
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
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?