Walnuts have long been a staple in a healthy diet, and nobody really knows why. There are several theories that support why this nut is as healthy as it is, and it could be because of how it interacts with gut bacteria. It is known to lower blood pressure and it also provides your body with quite a few nutrients and it’s all packed into the tiny little nut. In comparison with other nuts, it’s actually the most healthy.
- A one-ounce serving of walnuts has about 180 calories, 18.5 grams of total fat, and 4.3 grams of protein.
- Eating walnuts has been linked to lower blood pressure and improved brain health.
- On the downside, walnuts may cause allergic reactions and can impact the absorption of certain medications.
“Walnuts are a powerhouse nut and part of a nutritious diet.”