Walnuts provide 2.5 grams of omega-3 fat per 28 grams, more than any other nut. Alpha-linolenic acid is plant-based omega-3 lipid found in walnuts.
No nut has more antioxidants than walnuts. Melatonin, vitamin E, and polyphenols, which are abundant in walnut skin, cause this effect.
Oxidative stress causes inflammation, which causes heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's. Walnut polyphenols fight oxidative stress and inflammation.
Walnuts may reduce the incidence of breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers, according to animal and human research.
A poor microbiota can cause inflammation and disease in your gut and elsewhere, increasing your risk of obesity, cancer, and heart disease.
Walnuts are calorie-dense, yet studies show that they absorb 21% less energy than expected.
A heart-healthy diet may somewhat lower blood pressure with nuts. This is important since minor blood pressure changes can dramatically affect heart disease mortality.
Walnuts help manage weight, which may lessen type 2 diabetes risk, according to observational research.
Maintaining mobility and freedom as you age requires adequate physical function. Healthy diet can help retain physical ability.
Walnuts boost memory, cognitive speed, and mental flexibility in older persons, according to observational research. More incentive to eat walnuts regularly.