Health Benefits Of Walnuts



Walnuts comes in category of dry fruits, it contains soft kernel inside and the hard shell outside. Walnuts are used in various dishes as topping and also eaten raw as snack. In whatever form you eat it, walnuts enrich you with the nutritive elements it contain. Walnuts are store house of essential nutritive elements like minerals, protein, vitamins, fiber and omega 3 fatty acids.

Walnuts contains essential amount of monounsaturated fatty acids needed by the body for its optimum and healthy functioning. These monounsaturated fatty acids help in decreasing blood cholesterol level

of body along with providing good taste of snack. Walnuts also contain good amount of copper, zinc, selenium and iron. Selenium is very important for hairs. Selenium gives good shine to your hairs whereas iron helps in the formation of hemoglobin.

Walnuts also contain good amount of niacin, vitamin B, vitamin A, vitamin

C and vitamin K and E. It also contain good amount of antioxidants which help in preventing harmful effects of free radicals and also help in fighting cancer and various degenerative diseases. It also possesses the maximum amount of free radical absorbing capacity than any other fruit, therefore act as a good cleanser to clean the deep pores of the skin.

Walnut contain good amount of vitamin E which is very good for skin. It makes your skin silky and smooth and also gives a healthy glow to your skin. As walnut contains good amount of all the B vitamins, therefore, is very good for brain.

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Article Written By Dr.Simran

Doctor, Professional Medical Writer and Moderator

Last updated on 22-07-2016 152 0

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