Walnuts supply good amounts of fibre and minerals and have omega-3 fatty acids, which lower triglycerides.
*Peanuts and walnuts are a fair source of folate.
*Although walnuts and almonds are high in fat, most of it is unsaturated. Almonds are rich in monounsaturates; walnuts are beneficially high in polyunsaturates.
*Gram for gram, walnuts contain more potassium than bananas.
*Research subjects who ate nuts frequently were found to have lowered their risk of heart disease.