“Compared to other nuts, walnuts have higher amounts of alpha-linolenic acid, which may help protect against plaque formation in arteries.
also are a great source of an amino acid called L-arginine, which helps relax blood vessels and control blood pressure.
And surprisingly, the nut eaters in the study didn’ t suffer any dele
terious effects to their weight and waist sizes.
Could be all the protein and fiber in walnuts helped the study participants eat less overall.”