Walnuts are useful not only for brain but also for heart, said to La Vanguardia, the doctor of medical Sciences the Harvard school of public health March guas ferret. She noted that walnuts differ from other nuts by the presence of alpha-linolenic acid, which like omega-3 contained in fish.
Walnuts contain monounsaturated fats. Features of lipid profile of this product is such that it has a beneficial effect on the heart. Ferret also urged everyone to pay attention to antioksidantnye and anti-inflammatory properties of walnuts. At the same time ferret considers a misleading statement about the special benefits of walnuts for the brain. It is not confirmed by any studies, and is an old misconception, the cause of which – the resemblance of the nut to the hemispheres of the brain.
Ferre recalled that a few years ago as part of a group of scientists conducted a study of 200 million Americans. It turned out the trend of consumption of nuts reduced risk of death from all causes by 45%.