Cholesterol-free

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Cholesterol-free

Since the cell walls of plants are constituted by fiber and not by cholesterol in foods of animal origin is free of cholesterol naturally.

Fat correct

Walnut is invaluable ingredient in a low fat diet since it contains the “right type” grease: monoinnsaturada and polyunsaturated, and that in small portions help to lower “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoproteins which promote atherosclerosis) and maintains constant levels of “good” cholesterol (it prevents heart disease, low blood pressure, etc.).

Decreased risk of heart disease

60 Grams of walnuts consumption more than 5 times per week, reduced the risk of dying of a heart attack. in men the delay is up to 5 years and in women reduces the risk of coronary diseases until e160%.

Meat substitute

One way to incorporate nuts into your diet is to replace them with other foods. Walnuts are considered part of the meat group because they are high in protein and fats. 100 grams of walnuts replace 100 grams of meat.

Low sodium

Walnut is very low in sodium, so it is a good product for those who need care for salt consumption.

Antioxidant

Used in oxidizing-reducing diets. It contains flavonoids (antioxidants) that help reduce the formation of substances in the body that play a role in aging and chronic diseases.

Omega-3

Walnut consumption lowers the risk of heart disease and heart attacks since it contains the omega-3 acid, especially the acid Alpha-linoloico.

Vitamins and minerals

Is important source of thiamine, niacin, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, copper, magnesium and vitamin E

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