25 Mar 4 for Walnuts
They are brown, they are crunchy
So let’s do munchy munchy
Walnuts stand out for their unique nutrient content and remarkable healthy benefits.
Good Source Of
- Omega 3 fatty acid
- Dietary fiber
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin B6
- Folate & Thiamin
What they do?
- Boost Bone Health– Walnuts ensure Calcium absorption and disposition which strengthens bones. It contains high amount of Manganese and mineral copper which helps to lower down the risk of Osteoporosis.
- Heart Health– Consumption of walnuts, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and heart attack.It helps in lowering the cholesterol levels. Walnuts have anti- inflammatory properties which prevents the formation of blood clots.
- Prevent Cancer– Walnuts contain nutrients like omega 3 fatty acid, phenolic compounds and anti-oxidants which restricts the growth of cancer cells and tumours in human body.
- Curb Diabetes– Walnuts increase the levels of good cholesterol or High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) in the body and decrease fasting glucose level. It lowers down the risk of diabetes in metabolic syndrome patients.
Nutritional Value(30gms of Walnuts)
- Energy-200 Calories
- Carbohydrates- 3.89 grams
- Sugar- 1 gram
- Fiber- 2 gram
- Protein- 5 gram
- Fat- 20 grams
- Calcium- 20 mg
- Iron- 0.72 mg
How to take ?
- You can add 45 grams of walnuts to your breakfast like bread, oats, muesli, etc.
- Add them to salad.
- Add them to curd or yoghurt.
- 2-3 walnuts with soaked almonds everyday in the morning.
45 grams of walnuts everyday. It improves the level of Hb1Ac-Glycated Haemoglobin.