Seven amazing benefits of consuming Walnuts


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Web Desk: Walnuts are known as ‘Brain Food’ and it is also considered as a symbol of intelligence. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, which increases brain activities.

Here are the 7 amazing health benefits of walnut.

Improve Heart function

Walnut is a source of omega-3 and monounsaturated fatty acids. Scientists claim that consuming walnut helps to prevent coronary heart disease and also decreases bad cholesterol and increases the good one. 25 grams of walnut daily provides 90% of EFAs, this will lower the risk of high blood pressure.

Boost Bone Health

Walnut provides EFAs which can strengthen bone health. Due to walnut, calcium absorption and deposition increase while urinary calcium excretion decreases.

Improve Metabolism

It improves metabolism in the body and also provide minerals like copper, potassium, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and selenium. It contributes a lot for activities like growth, development, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis.

Control Diabetes

Walnuts contains ample of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. Consumption of walnut reduces the diabetes risk.

Prevent Cancer

Walnuts can control the growth of cancer cells in the body.

Skin Care

Walnut is a source of Vitamin E which helps to maintain and protect skin from free radicals that are harmful in nature.

Mood Booster

Lack of omega-3 fatty acid leads to hyperactivity, irritability and tantrums. Consuming walnut reduces depression and stress.

Source: organicfacts