Walnuts – the clever Source of Omega-3 in your MuseliJune 8, 2015
Walnut trees are actually some of the oldest trees that exist. Humans have enjoyed their fruits – walnuts –for more than 9.000 years and in Ancient Greece they were even known as a true health food with healing properties. Botanically speaking, walnuts are real nuts but they were actually considered stone fruits for a rather long time. Even though we only ever really use the term “walnuts” there are a lot of different varieties with almost royal titles like “Red Danube Nut”, “Esterhazy II”, “Franquette” or “Wonder of Monrepos”.
are ideal for: the school bag, stressful times at work, slightly forgetful friends or colleagues, fans of regular trail mixes
are packed with: polyunsaturated fatty acids and the highest amount of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids found in nuts. Because walnuts are so high in fat, however, it is best to eat smaller portions mixed with other nuts on a regular basis rather than one large walnut mono-meal. Walnuts are also full of potassium, zinc and vitamins and have a positive effect on blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Plus, walnuts are said to be a real concentration booster.
Mix-It-Tipp: using our Verival Mix-It-Mixer you can create your personalized combo of nuts and seeds, whip up the muesli of your dreams or even put together your favourite trail mix.
Learn more about hazelnuts, the powerful aroma bombs in the first post of our little “Guide of Nuts”.