Walnuts is an excellent source of protein, vitamin A, vitamin E, B1, B2, folic acid and fiber and contain a high amount of antioxidants capable of keeping free radicals under control. Walnuts contain melatonin, so they are also excellent for those who want to sleep well all night.
Walnut oil is in fact rich in unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, such as Omega 3 and Omega 6 which have antibacterial, antioxidant and antiviral properties. This oil is used as a pre shampoo pack, so that the hair is stronger and shinier.
It also counteracts dermatitis and dandruff. Walnut oil is rich in vitamin C and for this reason highly recommended for the skin of the face and body, especially when the skin. walnuts are rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) which has enormous benefits on blood pressure.
Walnuts are cholesterol-free, so they can be quietly consumed by those who have to keep high cholesterol at bay. Consuming 40/60 g of nuts a day lowers bad LDL cholesterol and keeps good HDL levels unchanged. Walnuts are rich in unsaturated fats, polyphenols, polyunsaturated fats and in some cases, in addition to reducing bad cholesterol, they are also able to raise the levels of the good one, thanks also to the action of oleic acid.
The consumption of walnuts has been shown to reduce the vulnerability to stress that occurs during aging. avert the risk of Alzheimer's. People with type 2 diabetes can include walnuts in their diet, as these, with their healthy fats, regulate metabolic parameters and reduce fasting insulin levels.
Eating walnuts helps to lower high blood pressure and especially helps those who suffer from cardiovascular disease by improving heart health. Of course, this happens when the diet is low in fat and particularly healthy. A study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania reached this conclusion.
Walnuts contain a high amount of good fats, especially Omega 3 and Omega 6, essential fatty acids, which are essential for the good health of our cardiovascular system. These good fats prevent blood clots from forming and greatly improve circulation.