Walnuts are delicious and incredibly healthy! They are a wonderful autumn treat and can be used and combined with many dishes, salads and desserts. The health benefits of walnuts cannot be overlooked even though some people avoid them because they are fat dense and have a lot of calories.
That fact if of course true but that does not mean that these nuts can’t bring you a lot of good side effects even with that amount of calories. If consumed moderately or in the recommended dose a day-30 grams, you can have all the benefits the walnut has to offer without fearing weight gain.
Apart from the nut, you can also use the hard shell and the young green peel of the walnut. This nut is packed with antioxidants, polyphenols that can fright off free radicals and prevent any free radical damage.
Some substances in the walnut have amazing antibiotic and anti fungal properties that can fight many issues and infections. It is very important to mention the fact that these nuts contain high levels of omega 3 fatty acids.
The walnut also contains serotonin known as the hormone of luck and happiness and that is why the walnut can elevate and improve your mood thus making you “happier”.
This super nut has been tested and researches prove that it has anti cancer effect and can even slow down and reduce the progress and growth of the tumor.
Other than this it can increase the levels of tyrosine that can improve the function of the thyroid gland.
How to Use Walnut Peel
- You can use it in order to thoroughly clean your teeth. Take a couple of walnut peels and boil them until they become soft. After that soak your tooth brush in this liquid and brush every part of your mouth, gums and teeth with it. Rinse thoroughly and clean the brush since walnuts can leave some dark color on it.
- Fight inflammation with walnut water. Chop up some young walnut leaves and add 2 teaspoons in one cup of water. Boil these ingredients together and apply the liquid on the afflicted area or the skin that is inflamed. Another great alternative is to put this cup in your bath water and take a relaxing bath.
Other Health Benefits Of Walnuts
- Cardiovascular health
- Induces sleep
- Great for hair care
- Protects your heart
- Prevents diabetes
- Makes skin radiant
- Prevents pancreatic cancer
- Fights stress
- Improves your mood
- Brain health
- Weight control
- Antioxidant powers
- Free radical damage prevention
This is an amazing super nut that has the double count of antioxidants than the other nuts. Of course that does not make the other nuts inferior since all nuts are an excellent choice to replenish the nutrients and nourish the body. You only need one handful of any nut you choose and you are good to go.