Walnuts are one of the best sourcesof antioxidants, and thereforehelp in the prevention of degenerativediseases, including cardiovascularailments and cancers.As walnuts are rich in a specificamino acid called L-arginine, theycan help improve blood flow inclogged arteries.Regular consumption of walnutscan help reduce the risk of prostateand breast cancer, lowerblood pressure, improve cholesterollevels, aid in weight control,boost brain health and manage diabetes.They are equally good formaintaining healthy skin and hair.Walnuts also contain melatonin, the hormone that helps us sleep.If you are going to snack beforebedtime, exchanging a sugarysnack for Walnuts might help youto nod off.

A rich source of: copperr, manganese, vitamin e, vitamin B6, magnesium, iron, phosphorus.

Walnuts, kernel only

Energy (kcal) 688
Energy (kJ) 2837
Water (g) 2.8
Starch (g) 0.7
Total sugars (g) 2.6
Glucose (g) 0.2
Fructose (g) 0.2
Sucrose (g) 2.2
Maltose (g) 0
Lactose (g) 0
Protein (g) 14.7
Protein (g)/100kcal 2.1
Protein % of calories 8.6
Carbohydrate (g) 3.3
Carbohydrate (g)/100kcal 0.5
Carb % of calories 1.9
Fat (g) 68.5
Fat (g)/100kcal 10
Fat % of calories 89.6
Satd FA /100g fd (g) 7.5
Omega 3 /100g 7.5
Omega 6 /100g 39.3
Mono FA /100g food (g) 10.7
Poly FA /100g food (g) 46.8
Trans FAs /100g food (g) 0
Sodium (mg) 0
Potassium (mg) 0
Calcium (mg) 0
Magnesium (mg) 0
Phosphorus (mg) 0
Iron (mg) 0
Copper (mg) 0
Zinc (mg) 0
Chloride (mg) 0
Manganese (mg) 0
Selenium (µg) 0
Iodine (µg) 0
Vitamin D (µg) 0
Vitamin E (mg) 15.2
Thiamin (mg) 0
Riboflavin (mg) 0
Niacin (mg) 0
Tryptophan/60 (mg) 0
Niacin equivalent (mg) 0
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0
Vitamin B12 (µg) 0
Folate (µg) 0
Pantothenate (mg) 0
Biotin (µg) 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0
Alcohol (g) 0
NSP (g) Non-starch polysaccharide 3.5
AOAC fibre (g) N
Cholesterol (mg) 0
Retinol (µg) 0
Carotene (µg) 0
Retinol Equivalent (µg) 0