Walnut, Delicious Snacks Neutralizer Free Radical Inhibition of Aging Brain

The last few years of antioxidants on the rise. The benefits that can neutralize free radicals and prevent damage caused by free radicals make supplements that contain antioxidants are always in demand.

But you do not need supplements if you know a food that is rich in antioxidants. One of these is walnuts. In one gram of walnut there were 70 units of polyphenol, an antioxidant, which is much higher than other nuts. Polyphenols are also known to 15 times more potent than the antioxidants found in vitamin E.

Even Joe Vinson, professor of chemistry in his presentation at the American Chemical Society says 28 grams of walnuts contain more antioxidants than the average number of people who could / create from vegetables and fruits.

"Not that we do not need to eat vegetables, but by adding a few walnuts in the pattern of our daily intake of antioxidants can increase 8 percent," he said.

Unfortunately many people avoid nuts because the content of calories and fat, but experts stressed that the unsaturated fats found in nuts are not harmful to health. Different types of fat with fat from meat or dairy products.

Walnuts also contain a lower carbohydrate making it suitable for a snack replacement.

Meanwhile, during the time you are often angry, cranky or less enthusiasm lately? Could be you're hit by stress without your awareness. In order to keep a good mood and morale maintained, it turns out how to solve it simple. Eat walnuts! Consider the benefits of this curly beans!

Walnuts commonly called longervity fruit by the Chinese, not because the trees that can be hundreds of years old, but because walnuts are culturally including one food to achieve longevity. In addition to burning walnut good cholesterol, can also help fight stress and reduce blood pressure.

This nut has a crease like a human brain, which is an indication for the audience that walnuts are one - the only nuts that contain omega-3 fatty acids, which can reduce the risk of dementia (inhibit aging of the brain).

Also good for the heart and walnuts are also rich in protein. Walnut contains 60 percent fat and 20 percent protein. Most of the content of fat is healthy fat. The walnuts are also stored magnesium, manganese, and copper, ellagat acid, the type of flavonoid that can prevent the growth of cancer cells.

Phytosterol was found in abundance in walnut. Phytosterol content of these can act as a protector of the heart, and strengthen the lungs and kidneys. A high-fiber content helps bowel peristalsis. Beans can be served with grilled or on eating raw. Anyway beans on this one complete nutritious and savory taste delicious too.

"Those who consume walnuts generally have low blood pressure," said Prof. West Sheila from Penn State University in the United States, as quoted by the Daily Mail. "This is the first study that shows that walnuts lower blood pressure during stress. People who experience high stress levels are at risk of heart disease." he explained.

Walnuts are easily obtained in the form of raw or pre-baked in a large supermarket. It was tasty, crunchy, like a hazelnut. Walnut can also be mixed in juice, smoothies or various cakes and pastries. So, make the drive out stress, eating just this curly beans.

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