Walnut Wellness with Tassyam

Walnut Wellness with Tassyam

There was a little heart inside a little white house, which was inside a little yellow house, which was inside a little brown house, which was inside a little green house.

What are we talking about?

Yes. You are absolutely correct. It is a walnut.

Walnut is considered as a heart-healthy snack that is rich in protein, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. Walnut trees are native to eastern North America but are now commonly grown in China, Iran, and within the United States in California and Arizona.

Walnuts are available both raw or roasted, and salted or unsalted.

Health Benefits of Walnuts

  • Boosts heart health

I-arginine – an amino acid with multiple vascular – benefits to people with cardiovascular issues. Alpha - linolenic acid helps maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

  • Weight Management

Walnuts are one of those nuts that help you feel full, which means that it increases satiety. The rich source of protein and fiber makes it a healthy snacking option, especially for vegetarians.

  • Bone Health

Essential fatty acids, in walnuts, secure the bone health of the body. They increase calcium absorption and deposition while reducing urinary calcium excretion.

  • Brain Health

Walnuts contain omega-3 fatty acids, which help improve memory and focus.

  • Antioxidant Power

Walnuts rank second in the list of ‘antioxidant-rich’ foods after blackberries. Antioxidants also help prevent liver damage due to chemicals.

  • Improve Metabolism

Walnut, along with EFAs, provide minerals like manganese, copper, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc. These minerals help contribute to metabolic activities like growth and development and digestion.

  • Controls Diabetes

People suffering from diabetes can have walnuts on a regular basis without any significant weight gain since they contain a high amount of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats.