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Walnut Halves and Pieces

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We only use the best California Walnuts available. Walnuts are the only nut considerably higher in Omega-3s than any other nut. California Walnuts are produced under strict quality controls controlled by the California Walnut Board, USDA/DFA and the FDA which makes these walnuts the absolute best!

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Regular Price: $11.99

Special Price $8.45

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Our Californian grown Walnuts are the only nut significantly higher in Omega-3's than any other nut. That means that by eating only 25g of this super-food each day we will have consumed 90% of our recommended daily intake of Omega-3 fatty acids. Not only that, but consuming a handful of these nuts a day will provide you with enough recommended levels of minerals, vitamins and protein!
• 100% Natural
• Heart Healthy Snack
• A great source of protein, magnesium, iron, calcium, and vitamins.
• Star-K Kosher Certified Star-K Kosher Certification

Statistically, 38% of all Walnut production comes from the United States and 90% of that production is from California. The walnut tree was originally cultivated thousands of years ago near India and surround regions of the Caspian Sea. Walnuts are a tree nut and consuming the skin is the way to optimize the nutritional benefits of this nut. Walnuts are available for purchase all year round but they are harvested in the month of December.

Nutritional Benefits

BRAIN HEALTH:  It is not a surprise that walnuts are good for the brain, considering the nut unshelled resembles the brain. The walnut contains several neuroprotective compounds like Vitamin E, folate, melatonin, antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids. In studies, these omega-3 fats are suggested to reduce oxidative stress that takes place with aging. It also helps enhance cognitive and motor functioning in aging. The brain consists of almost 60% fats so we can conclude that the omega-3 fats found in these nuts are highly beneficial for our brains.   

CARDIOVASCULAR & HEART HEALTH: The second organ that the walnut resembles is the lungs. The amino acid L-arginine in walnuts offers various cardiovascular benefits for those with risk of heart disease due to cardiac risk factors. The omega-3 fat alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) found in walnuts is also anti-inflammatory and helps prevent pathological blood clots from forming.  Research shows that people with high levels of ALA in their diet are less likely to have a heart attack and a 50% risk reduction for sudden cardiac death. The form of vitamin E found in walnuts is gamma tocopherol, which has been shown in cardiovascular health studies to reduce heart problems.

ANTI CANCER BENEFITS: Some phytonutrients like; quinone juglone are not in other commonly eaten foods, but available in a walnuts. In addition, phytonutrients like tannin tellimagrandin or flavonol are also rare and valuable for their anti-inflammatory benefits. These anti-inflammatory benefits have been known to assist with certain cancers like breast and prostate cancer. A study on mice that consumed walnuts as their source of fat relative to a control group saw a smaller and slower growth in the prostate tumors over an 18-week period.

Top Kitchen Uses

As with other nuts, walnuts are commonly used in vegan and vegetarian dishes. They are an abundant source of nutrition and a delicious addition to main dishes, salads, or desserts. They are also a substitute for pine nuts when making pesto sauce. Although the outside skin of the walnut contains 90% of all the antioxidants of the nut, the skin can be bitter, so it may be useful to remove the skin in some recipes.

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Name Walnut Halves and Pieces
Short Description We only use the best California Walnuts available. Walnuts are the only nut considerably higher in Omega-3s than any other nut. California Walnuts are produced under strict quality controls controlled by the California Walnut Board, USDA/DFA and the FDA which makes these walnuts the absolute best!
Ingredients Walnuts
Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 oz (28g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 190 Calories from Fat 170
Calories from Saturated Fat 15

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18g 28%

Saturated Fat 1.5g8%

Trans Fat 0g

Polyunsaturated Fat 13g

Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 0mg 0%

Potassium 125mg 4%

Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%

Dietary Fiber 2g 8%

Sugars 1g

Protein 4g

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%

Calcium 2% Iron 4%

Phosphorus 10% Magnesium 10%

Copper 20% Manganese 50%

Molybdenum 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

 

Total Fat

Sat Fat

Cholesterol

Sodium

Potassium

Total Carbohydrate

Dietary Fiber

Calories

Less than

Less than

Less than

Less than

2,000

65g

20g

300mg

2,400mg

3,500mg

300g

25g

2,500

80g

25g

300mg

2,400mg

3,500mg

375g

30g

 

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

Price $11.99
Meta Description Eatnuts.com only use the best California Walnuts available. Walnuts are the only nut considerably higher in Omega-3s than any other nut. California Walnuts are produced under strict quality controls controlled by the California Walnut Board.