How Is Your Walnut Intake? What Are The Health Benefits?

Walnuts are said to be nutrient-packed, containing omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and other compounds that may help protect against brain decline, heart disease, and cancer.

Walnuts are most often eaten on their own as a snack but can also be added to salads, pasta, breakfast cereals, soups, and baked goods.

Here are 10 science-based health benefits of walnuts:

1. Rich in Antioxidants

2. Super Plant Source of Omega-3s

3. May Decrease Inflammation

4. Promotes a Healthy Gut

5. May reduce the risk of some Cancers

6. Supports Weight Control

7. May Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes and Lower Your Risk

8. May Help Lower Blood Pressure

9. Supports Healthy Aging

10. Supports Good Brain Function

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 Edited by Jesus Chan

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