Wake up to wonder Walnuts! Walnuts are a complete food that provides a rich combination of healthful substances. These substances like omega-3 fatty acids, gamma tocopherol (a form of vitamin E), polyphenols and antioxidants work in synergy to overcome various diseases.
Walnuts contain very high level of healthy fatty acids. These fatty acids have proven to be very helpful in reducing inflammation in the body and protecting the body against diabetes, heart disease, cancer and arthritis. Besides it showed through research that regular consumption of walnuts by young men also increases the level of fertility.
Walnuts are especially very helpful with combating type II diabetes. Walnuts possess a very unique ability to give the blood vessels a much needed tune up in people suffering from diabetes. They help to improve the endothelial function which is very required because it is the endothelial cells that start to malfunction when people with diabetes start developing vascular disesases. Walnuts are very rich in alpa-lenolic acid which helps to maintain the arteries in good condition. Walnuts are also a very good source of L-argininre, an amino acid which relaxes the blood vessels and helps maintain blood pressure.
Besides providing all the above benefits walnuts bring in one more addition to their goodie bag, which is no effect on the weight and waist line!!! The high levels of protein and fibre of walnuts prevents one from overeating or rather eating less overall.
So let’s phrase it simply….a few walnuts a day will keep lots of diseases at bay!!!!
E110 – Diabetes and Walnuts – www.diabetic.today