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V VII Hero
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Walnuts

#1 Postby V VII Hero » Wed Oct 12, 2005 5:26 pm

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Walnuts


Health Benefits
When it comes to their health benefits, walnuts definitely are not a hard nut to crack. This delicious nut is an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, a special type of protective fat the body cannot manufacture. Walnuts' concentration of omega-3s (a quarter-cup provides 90.8% of the daily value for these essential fats) has many potential health benefits ranging from cardiovascular protection, to the promotion of better cognitive function, to anti-inflammatory benefits helpful in asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis. In addition, walnuts contain an antioxidant compound called ellagic acid that supports the immune system and appears to have several anticancer properties.


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#2 Postby chesty leroux » Wed Oct 12, 2005 7:27 pm

walnuts are awesome. Make sure you keep them in the fridge so they don't get rancid.
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