Walnut and its nutritional health benefits

Walnuts are best known to protect the heart.The Food and Drug Administration(FDA)  has listed that walnuts have the  potential to reduce the cholesterol level of the body.Walnuts are rich source of Vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E,vitamin B-1, vitamin B-2 and vitamin B-3.

Numerous studies has proved the nutritional benefits of walnuts and their power of reducing risks of  coronary heart diseases.Similarly,walnut oil carry many health benefits and reduces LDL, i.e bad cholesterol and the ratio between the LDL to HDL, i.e the good cholesterol.

The health benefits of walnuts are:

1)Reduces the risk of Diabetes- Walnuts balance the blood fat levels and controls the cholesterol levels.Walnuts decreases the problem linked with  metabolic syndrome in the body.

2)Protect Heart-Walnuts is rich in calcium,magnesium,potassium,omega-3 fatty acids and many more nutrients.Potassium is the key compound that regulates the normal functioning of the heart.Omega-3 fatty acids lowers the blood pressure and prevents different heart diseases.

3)Prevents Cancer Walnuts has rich antioxidants properties.Walnuts are very helpful in protection against cancers such as breast cancer and prostrate cancer.A study published by Marshall University revealed that eating walnuts daily reduces the breast tumors to a condsiderable low level.

4)Protects Skin- Walnuts comprises of good amount of astringent properties,it keeps skin healthy and protects skin from roughness and dryness.Walnuts is used in many aromatherapies, cosmetic industries and in pharmaceutical purposes too.

The melatonin,vitamin E, carotenoids and ellagic acid found in walnuts holds back the aging process,protects against neurological diseases and inflammation.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”


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