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Moody & Memory loss ? A good reason to eat walnuts

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If the summer seems a distant memory and your mood is beginning to drop a little consider increasing your intake of Walnuts. These fabulous nuts are really quite versatile and make a great snack as well as a welcome texture to to late autumnal salads.

Walnuts are loaded with Essential Fatty Acids, particularly omega 6, but also omega 3 and monounsaturated fats (the good ones like olive oil). They make for better nerve transmission which is needed for good memory and moods. They also help to help to smooth the skin and calm inflammation such as asthma, arthritis, eczema and psoriasis.

Omega 3′s have a great range of Cardio Vascular benefits; they lower bad cholesterol, helps to lower lipoprotein in blood and make blood less likely to clot by increasing the elasticity of arteries. Arginine, an amino acid found in walnuts also help to relax the blood vessels, reducing the chances of high blood pressure.

Mineral Value of Walnuts

Copper, manganese, iron, and zinc as well as fibre and vitamin B

Written by Kumud Gandhi – Founder of The cooking Academy Cookery school, writer and broadcaster. Kumud Gandhi is a Food scientist and examines the medicinal properties of food to found solution to health living.

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