We don’t have to tell you how important it is to look after your heart. Or that making heart-friendly diet and lifestyle choices is one of the best ways to help you do it. The good news is, walnuts pack a real punch when it comes to keeping your ticker on track.
Walnuts are high in unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, and are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. These good fats help to maintain healthy cholesterol levels, which are vital to heart health*. But don’t just take our word for it.
California walnuts have met the stringent criteria, checks and balances operated by HEART UK’s product approval scheme.
HEART UK lists nuts (including walnuts) as one of six super foods that actively help lower cholesterol. Find out more on HEART UK here.
Walnuts are not only a handy addition to your daily diet, but they’re tasty and satisfying too. Pop some in your desk drawer as a healthy snack, sprinkle a few over your granola or mix in with a mid-week salad
Check out our recipe pages for more inspiration on how to make walnuts.
*Walnuts are high in unsaturated fats. Replacing saturated fat with unsaturated fat as part of a balanced diet helps to lower cholesterol levels, which is important to heart health.
Walnuts are high in alpha-Linolenic acid (ALA). As part of a balanced diet and lifestyle, ALA helps to maintain normal cholesterol levels.