Walnuts are nutritional powerhouses.
Organic Walnut Pieces are a truly great source of nutrition. Using Pieces instead of walnut halves is a very economical way to be able to enjoy these delicious nuts without breaking the bank. They are high in protein so make a good addition to vegetarian and vegan diets.
Best Before End: 09/11/2018
Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.
The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Walnut Pieces.
Organic Walnuts are a source of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and are high in the minerals magnesium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, iron and manganese. They are also a source of the B-vitamins thiamin, b6 and folate.
Omega 3 (ALA) and 6 Fatty (LA) Fatty Acids: ALA contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels and both essential fatty acids are needed for the normal growth and development of children. This effect is obtained with daily intake of 2g of ALA and 10g of LA.
B-Vitamins: This group of vitamins contribute to normal psychological function, normal function of the immune system and contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Manganese: This vital nutrient contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and the formation of connective tissue. It is also needed for the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Magnesium: This wonderful nutrient is often referred to as natures tranquilliser. It is necessary for the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and electrolyte balance. It is also needed for normal nervous system and muscle function.Vitamin E: This antioxidant contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Vitamin C: This well known nutrient contributes to normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise and is necessary for normal collagen formation. It is also essential to normal functioning of the immune system and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Iron: It is vital to get enough iron and many whole foods contain high levels of it. Iron contributes to normal cognitive function and immune system function. It is also essential for the reduction of tiredness and energy-yielding metabolism, formation of red blood cells, transportation of oxygen and cell division.
Copper: This trace mineral is needed to protect cells from oxidative stress and for normal function of the immune system. It also contributes to normal connective tissue and functioning of the nervous system.
Zinc: This nutrient contributes to normal function of the immune system, DNA synthesis, carbohydrate metabolism, cognitive function, fertility and reproduction, metabolism of fatty acids, protein synthesis as well as the maintenance of bone, hair, skin and nails.
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