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  1. 1. The Benefits of Walnuts A look into the health Benefits of WalnutsProduced by the health benefits of walnuts blog
  2. 2. IntroductionWalnuts are an excellent source of healthy fats (mono-saturated) and omega-3 and they also taste great too.They are also versatile and you can eat them as a snack orchop them up and add them to salads, breakfast cereals,yoghurt and various other meals.How Can They Help?The health benefits of walnuts are well studied and it cantake just 7 walnuts per day to get the full benefit of them.The main three of these are as follows; • Reduced Blood Pressure - Walnuts contain varying levels of nutrients that are known to help reduce blood pressure, specifically calcium, magnesium and potassium. • Benefits to the Cardiovascular system - The nutrients that are in walnuts have been shown to improve blood quality and the risk of excessive clotting and inflammation. They have also been proven to reduce the amount of cholesterol that can lead to all of these. High cholesterol can lead to heart attacks and strokes if the blood vessels become clogged.
  3. 3. • Possible Anti-Cancer Benefits - Walnuts are high in antioxidant nutrients and research is pointing favourably to these having anti-cancer benefits This has been tested in various studies and the consumption of walnuts has been found reduce the risk by quite considerable amounts.With the above in mind, it is no wonder that more peopledo not eat walnuts. To top it off, they can also be good forweight loss. Many people consider nuts to be high in fatswhich is true to a certain extent, yet in this case they aregood fats that help them to have all of these healthbenefits. Of course, as with any food you do not want tooverdo it but sticking to a portion a day can help toimprove your health considerably as long as the rest ofyour diet is healthy.It is also worth remembering that some people have canbe alleric to nuts. If unsure about anything you shouldalways consult your GP first.
  4. 4. © Copyright 2010 The Benefits of WalnutsALL RIGHTS RESERVED. You may not modify or re-distribute this document in any way, in anyform, under any circumstances.DISCLAIMER/LEGAL NOTICES: This ebook is supplied for information purposes only and, asexperienced in this subject matter as the contributors are, the material herein does not constituteprofessional advice. The information presented herein represents the view of the contributors as ofthe date of publication. Because of the rate with which conditions change, the contributors reservethe right to alter and update their opinion based on the new conditions.This ebook is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information with regard to the subjectmatter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher and the contributors are notengaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice.If legal advice or other professional assistance is required, the services of a competent professionalshould be sought. The reader is advised to consult with an appropriately qualified professionalbefore making any business decision.We do not accept any responsibility for any liabilities resulting from the business or healthdecisions made by purchasers of this book. Any perceived slights of specific people ororganizations are unintentional.