Monday, 23 May 2016

Benefits of walnuts(Akrot)


        1.   Strengthens Body:

Walnuts are very rich in the omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids which helps our body to cell growth, blood clotting and better immune function etc.

        2.    Prevention of Heart:

Due to the high levels of fatty acids in the walnuts, they are very beneficial to the cardiovascular system. Eating a few walnuts per day can help reduce the blood pressure. The omega-3 fatty acids are known to reduce the bad cholesterol in the body and encourage the production of the good cholesterol.

3.     Induces sleep

      Melatonin is already synthesized by the body, consumption of walnuts increases  the blood levels of melatonin, thereby inducing sleep. 

4.   Prevents from Obesity:

Walnut also helpful in the weight management and obesity control as it is a low sodium and cholesterol free diet.

5.   Anti-inflammatory properties:

 The anti-inflammatory properties of walnuts are helpful in protecting bone health. These are further effective in curing conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, psoriasis and eczema.

         6.   Improve Immune System:

Antioxidants content in walnuts helps boost the immune system and protects the body from the aging process, cancer, and neurological diseases. 

        7.   Improves memory power:

Walnuts have omega 3 acids which nourish the nervous system and trigger it to work smoothly as well as improve the memory power.

      8.    Glowing skin

Walnuts are rich in B-vitamins and antioxidants that prevent your skin from free radical damage and prevent wrinkles and signs of ageing. So, if you want glowing skin long into your middle-age, eat walnuts daily. 

      9.   Boosts brain development in body:

Eating walnuts during pregnancy helps to both mother and baby. It helps in preventing the nausea during pregnancy as well as boosts the baby brain development. 

      10.  Good for your digestion:

Walnuts are rich in fiber, it is good to keep our digestive system to stay healthy. Getting enough fiber intake each day is very important to keep our stomach. Most of the sources of protein such as meat and milk will lack in fiber.