Walnut chinese seeds


Medicinal Uses

Scientists are not yet certain whether walnuts act as a cancer chemopreventive agent, an effect, which may be due to the fruits high phenolic content, antioxidant activity, and potent in-vitro antiproliferative activity.
Compared to certain other nuts such as almonds, peanuts and hazelnuts, walnuts (especially in their raw form) contain the highest total level of antioxidants, including both free antioxidants and antioxidants bound to fiber

A study has suggested that consumption of walnuts increases fat oxidation and reduces carbohydrate oxidation without affecting total consumption, suggesting that walnut consumption may improve the use of body fat in overweight adults. Walnuts have been shown to decrease the endothelial dysfunction associated with a high-fat meal.Aged rats fed diets containing 2% to 6% walnuts showed reversal of age-associated motor and cognitive function, but a 9% walnut diet impaired performance, suggesting a J curve.