This post was originally published at Agric Arena and has been republished with permission.

imageswalnutWalnut (Juglans regia) is an edible seed which has some health benefits which range from weight management to prevention.

Health Benefit of Walnuts

  • It has cancer fighting properties
  • It contains the amino acid l-arginine, which offers multiple vascular benefits to people with heart disease or those who have high risk for heart disease220px-Juglans_regia_2009_G2
  • It also contains the plant-based omega-3 fat alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), which is anti-inflammatory and may prevent the formation of pathological blood clots
  • It contains antioxidants which are vital to health. The antioxidant help in combating free radicals
  • It helps in weight control
  • Improved reproductive health in men
  • It maintains healthy brain
  • Walnut is an excellent hair food, because it contains biotin that helps strengthen hair and improve hair growth

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