Black Walnuts are Heart Healthy

Category Uncategorized | Posted February 9, 2017

February is American Heart Month. It’s a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can drastically improve your heart health.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. It’s a silent killer. Did you know it is also very preventable? Making heart-healthy choices in your diet, daily exercise, no smoking, and regular checkups are all key aspects that can save a life.

Black Walnuts contain a substantial amount of omega-3 fatty acids that make this nutritious nut vital for heart health. Eating a handful of Black Walnuts each day can help regulate cholesterol levels in your body, as omega-3 fatty acids can eliminate dangerous cholesterol levels. This can help lower your blood pressure and improve your cardiovascular system, which will lower your risk for a heart attack, stroke or coronary heart disease.

So, grab a bag of Black Walnuts today! Add this bold-flavored nut to oatmeal, yogurt, power bars, trail mixes and salads. Many people enjoy toasting Black Walnuts to enhance the flavor.

Visit our recipes page for more ways to use Black Walnuts.