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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This post was originally published at Agric Arena by Comfort Emmanuel. It has been republished here with permission.

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