Healthy Holidays


Too often, the holidays mean delectable indulgences that linger on the waistline. Luckily, California Walnuts has plenty of recipes and snacking and exercise tips that can help your clients make nutritious and satisfying choices that will minimize the damage they do to their diet plan this holiday season.

For more information about maintaining healthy eating habits this holiday season, see our website: http://walnuts.org/to-be-sorted/sorted/walnuts-and-health/weight-management/

 

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A 2011 study, published in the journal Food and Function found that the quality and quantity of antioxidants in walnuts ranked higher than any other nut.

Ferrari CK. Functional foods, herbs and nutraceuticals: towards biochemical mechanisms of healthy aging. Biogerontology.2004;5(5):275-89.

Vinson, JA, Cai, Y. Nuts, especially walnuts, have both antioxidant quantity and efficacy and exhibit significant potential health benefits Food Funct., 2012; 3;3(2): 134-1403

One ounce of walnuts provides 18g of total fat, 2.5g of monounsaturated fat, 13g of polyunsaturated fat, including 2.5g of alpha-linolenic acid, the plant-based omega-3."