It’s no secret that walnuts have been highlighted thanks to the evolving research that continues to show their numerous health benefits. From heart and gut health to cognition, walnuts’ powers seem to positively affect numerous areas of our health. Even the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans highlighted that nuts like walnuts should be included in the diets of adults and kids alike due to their stellar nutrient profile.
Since science continues to explore what this nut can do, nutrition experts are sharing the latest and greatest health benefits of walnuts below (with some tasty tips on how to enjoy them).
Walnut Nutrition: Walnuts are filled with good-for-you unsaturated fats, like omega-3 fatty acids, that have shown promise in reducing inflammation and supporting heart health, cognition and mental health. But that’s not all these tasty nuts are good for.
Excerpted from Eating Well