How To Use Black Walnut In Daily Diet Or Occasionally

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The form of vitamin E found in walnuts is somewhat unusual and is particularly beneficial and has been found to provide significant protection from heart problems. Black walnuts are a great source of protein, fiber, and essential vitamin and minerals and hence it should be a staple food item in you pantry and to make things easier for you, I’ll tell you How To Use Black Walnuts In Daily Diet Or Occasionally.


Snack


Black walnuts make a very healthy snack. Just a fistful of roasted walnuts everyday will do wonders to your body.  Black walnuts are a nutritious snack item and ¼ cup of walnut contains only 18g of unsaturated fat and provides 90% of the omega-3 fatty acids that you need daily.Eating a handful of black walnuts is packed with Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, and folic acid


Salad


Top your daily dose of salad with black walnuts. Chop the walnuts and add them to your salad plate. Black walnuts are not only a healthy addition to your salad but make it crunchy.


Desserts


Use black walnut in your daily diet by adding these to your dessert. Chop them and sprinkle them on your favorite ice cream. You could also add them to puddings and yogurt. Swap them for white walnuts in your walnut cookies, bread and cake.


Oil


Black walnut oil can be used in cooking. The oil can also be used to treat colic. The oils are extracted from the nut by separating the nut from the rind and grinding or mashing the nut in the center of a small dish so that the oils will slip to the sides.


Savory Dishes


Black walnuts can be used in many savory dishes, such as pizza, chili, hummus, green salads, tuna salad, and pasta and cheese dishes.


 


Occasional Uses of Black Walnut


Throat Infection


It can be used as a gargle to provide relief to sore throat and mouth wounds. The extract of black walnut has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to soothe swollen lymph nodes.


Hair Treatment


The extracts of black walnut are used to treat dandruff. The extracts are used in making natural hair dye.


Skin Allergies


Use black walnuts to cure skin problems such as rashes, eczema, and herpes. Black walnut extract is often found in lotions and creams to be applied topically as an astringent.


Stomach Infection


The astringents in black walnuts help in relieving stomach irritation. Black walnut extracts are a reliable treatment for gastrointestinal issues, such as diarrhea and indigestion.


Walnuts not only taste great but are a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of those hard to find omega-3 fatty acids. Include them in your daily diet for a healthy heart and body.


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