Aids in weight loss
Helps increase menstrual flow
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
May reduce cholesterol
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of cancer
May regulate blood sugar
Reduces risk of bladder cancer
Reduces risk of breast cancer
Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 523; Fat: 52g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 2mg; Carbs: 11g; Fiber: 5; Sugars: 2.1g; Protein: 12g; Potassium: 10% DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 1%DV; Calcium: 7%DV; Iron: 12%DV
Did You Know?
- Walnuts are a good source of magnesium. Low magnesium diets have been linked to reduced insulin sensitivity and increased risk of type 2 Diabetes
- Walnuts are only harvested once a year, between September and November
- 99% of the US walnut production is concentrated in California
- Good source of monunsaturated fatty acids and excellent source of omega 3 essential fatt acids linoleic, alpha-linolenic acid
Ways to Eat:
- The Greeks called walnuts karyon, meaning “head,” because the shell resembles a human skull and the walnut kernel itself looks like a brain!
- Walnuts have been a traditional food in diets from the Mediterranean, South America, and Asia and can be used in sauces, stuffing, entrees, snacks, appetizers, and desserts
- California has about 227,000 walnut-bearing acres, and in 2010 the walnut crop is expected to be 510,000 short tons, a record production
Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.