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Benefits of Walnuts

The health benefits of walnuts are plentiful so most people should be including them as snacks in their diet.

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Benefits of Walnuts

  1. 1. The Benefits Of WalnutsWritten by the “health benefits of walnuts” website
  2. 2. The Health Benefits of WalnutsWalnuts not only taste great but they are also a good source ofmonosaturated fats and omega-3 oils.They are also versatile and you can eat them as a healthysnack or chop them up and put them in salads, breakfastcereals, yoghurt and various other meals.The advantages of walnuts have been proven in various studiesand it can take just 7 walnuts per day to get the most benefitfrom them.Although there are many more, the 3 main ones areshown below;Reduced Blood Pressure - are known to, through variousresearch, help reduce blood pressure. The specific nutrients areCalcium, Potassium and magnesium.Promotes a healthy Cardiovascular system - The nutrients thatare in walnuts have also been proven to improve blood qualityand the risk of excessive clotting and inflammation. They havealso been proven to reduce the amount of cholesterol that canlead to all of these. High cholesterol can lead to heart attacksand strokes if the blood vessels become clogged.Possible anti-cancer properties - Walnuts are high inantioxidant nutrients and studies are suggesting these mayhave anti-cancer benefits. This has been tested in variousstudies and eating walnuts is thought to reduce the risk byquite considerable amounts.
  3. 3. These are just the main 3 reasons to eat walnuts and it is asurprise that more people do not eat them.To top it off, they can also be good for weight loss.A lot of folks consider nuts to be high in fats which is correct toa certain extent, but in this case they are good fats that helpthem to have all of these health benefits. With that said, it israther easy to over do it.A portion is 5-7 walnuts and this is all you need every day inorder to benefit from the above.Finally, some people, typically in the western world, sufferfrom nut allergies so it is worth speaking to your GP if you areunsure.The benefits of walnuts do not need to be questioned asoutlined in this document.

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