Like all dry fruits, also walnuts are rich in healthy properties that make them a perfect snack in the morning, especially in case of stress or after illnesses. Walnuts indeed contain minerals, such as phosphorus, calcium, potassium, iron and magnesium, and vitamins such as vitamin E and vitamins of group B, with anti-aging properties. In addition to this, this dry fruit is also a valuable source of omega 3 fatty acids, very important for the health of brain and able to lower cholesterol, according to scientific studies. There are different types of walnuts: common walnuts, Pecan, very rich in antioxidants, Brazil nuts, that contain selenium, and Macadamia nuts, very sweet.
Source of vitamins and minerals, able to control cholesterol