Nuts for walnuts
Find out why we are crushing over these delicious nutritional power houses
Want to up the nutritional value of your meals? Add walnuts! They might be high in fat, but that shouldn’t put you off, as the fats found in walnuts are the good kind. Walnuts are a great source of essential fatty acids, including omega-3, which we know boast a host of health benefits.
Omega-3 fatty acids are best known for the role they plays in supporting heart health. Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids support our cardiovascular system as they help reduce LDL (bad cholesterol), and help keep our arteries elastic. They also contain the amino acid arginine which promotes the relaxation of blood vessels, helping to protect against high blood pressure.
Walnuts are a really versatile nut, you can add them to so many dishes. Stuck for ideas? Try this delicious walnut recipe.