Walnuts and health

the benefits of this natural fruit

and antioxydants

The nutritional profile of the walnut makes it a very interesting fruit from a dietary point of view.

Very appreciated for its flavor, the walnut is also recognized for its nutritional value: rich in polyunsaturated lipids (including the 'famous' omega-3) and antioxidants (melatonin and phenolic compounds) it also has a good magnesium and fibre content and also contains vitamins (E, B3, B5, B6).

Thanks to this nutritional profile, it is a very interesting nut from a dietary perspective and for the prevention of cardiovascular risks.

Average nutritional values per 100g of dry walnuts shelled
Energy 2870 kJ / 696 kcal
Fat 66,3 g
– of which saturates 6,1 g
Carbohydrates 6,3 g
-of which sugar 4,6 g
Dietary fibre 6,2 g
Protein 15,3  g
Salt <0,01  g
Vitamin E 3,36 mg
Vitamins B1 0,37 mg
Vitamins B6 0,7 mg
Vitamins B9 99,3 μg
Vitamins B5 0,95 mg
Phosphorus 396 mg
Magnesium 146 mg
Iron 2,99 mg
Zinc 3,14 mg

Yuka score 100/100

Nutritional value of dried nuts

Because of their lipid profile, walnuts are naturally high in fatty acid alpha-linolenic omega-3 unsaturated acid.

Link to the website of the International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) :