African Walnut is mostly found in Nigeria. It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and proteins when compared to other nuts. Due to its numerous benefits, it is called “The King of Nuts”.
Health Benefits of African Walnut
It is an excellent source of essential minerals which boost stronger immune system and also prevent anaemia.
It is a rich source of antioxidant which prevents cellular damage and has anti-aging properties.
Regular intake of walnuts before going to sleep facilitates good sleep due to the presence of melatonin in the nuts which acts as a remedy for certain sleep disorders.
It prevents diabetes.
It prevents heart disease and supports healthy cholesterol level. It contains antioxidants which help to control heart deterioration.
African Walnuts are effective for relieving abdominal pains.
It helps in weight control as it contains proteins, fiber and omega-3.
Daily intake of African Walnut improves fertility in men.
African Walnut aids in hair growth. It contains biotin which helps to reduce hair fall and strengthens the hair.
It contains Omega 3 and vitamin E which is needed to support the brain and enhances memory.
The nuts can equally be blended and used for soup preparations. It can also serve as spices for meat, fish and several dishes