The most notable nutrient found in walnuts is omega-3 in the form of alpha-linolenic acid –more than even tuna or salmon! Eating 1/4 cup daily provides the recommended daily amount of this nutrient needed to prevent depression and Alzheimer’s.
Walnuts are a great meal addition tor anyone on a plant based diet or reducing their meat intake. These brain-friendly nuts are also full of B vitamins, which are particularly great for your skin. B vitamins help with stress management, boost mood and prevent skin disorders. Other beneficial nutrients and minerals such as protein, folate, fibre, thiamine, copper, manganese, magnesium and zinc certify walnuts in their role as a super-healthy nut.