Walnuts are easily distinguished as the nut that looks like the brain, and have always been thought of as a ‘brain food’. Similar to other nuts, fruits and vegetables walnuts are packed with a wide range of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Enjoying a handful of nuts (30g) regularly as part of a healthy diet may reduce your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes and may help with weight management.1–5 Remember to eat two serves of fruit, five serves of veggies and a handful of nuts every day. A 30g serve of walnuts is equivalent to about 10 whole nuts or 20 halves.
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