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Health Benefits and Other Info
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Health Benefits and Other Info


Maintaining Optimal Health  

·      Eating just as much as 25 g each day provides about 90% of RDI (recommended daily intake) of 

omega-3 fatty acids. Research studies have suggested that n-3 fatty acids by their virtue of anti-

inflammatory action helps to lower the risk of blood pressure, coronary artery disease, strokes and 

breast, colon and prostate cancers.


·      They are rich source of many phyto-chemical substances that may contribute to their overall 

anti-oxidant activity, including melatonin, ellagic acid, vitamin E, carotenoids, and poly-phenolic compound.

These compounds have potential health effects against cancer, aging, inflammation, and neurological 

diseases.
 

A Few Walnuts A Day

·      Scientists at University of Scranton, Pennsylvania have recently discovered that walnuts have highest 

levels of popyphenolic antioxidants than any other common edible nuts. 100 g of walnuts contain 

13541 µmol TE (Trolex equivalents) of oxidant radical absorbance capacity (ORAC). Eating as few as six to 

seven average sized nuts a day could help fight off disease causing free radicals from the body.

Good Source of Vitamin E

·      In addition, they are also excellent source of vitamin E, especially rich in gamma-tocopherol; contain 

about 21g per 100g (about 140% of daily-required levels). Vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, 

required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting it from 

harmful oxygen free radicals.
 

Multi-purpose Nut

·         Walnut oil has flavorful nutty aroma and has an excellent astringent properties; helps to keep skin

well protected from dryness. It has also been used in cooking, and as “carrier or base oil” in traditional 


medicines in massage therapy, aromatherapy, in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry.