You'll find walnuts on numerous "superfood" lists because they're one of the most nutrient-dense whole food sources of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid in plant foods. USDA-certified organic, raw and gluten-free. Each package contains 16 ounces.
Few foods are as nutritiously complete and good for the human body as walnuts. Walnuts are unique as one of the most nutrient-dense whole food sources of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid in plant foods. Studies have shown that the omega-3 fatty acid in plant foods may help reduce the risk for heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and clinical depression.
You'll find Walnuts on numerous "superfood" lists, because of their exceptional nutrient profile and the fact that walnuts earned the first approved health claim by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for a whole food: "Supportive but not conclusive research shows that eating 1.5 ounces of walnuts per day, as part of a low saturated fat and low cholesterol diet, and not resulting in increased caloric intake may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. See nutrition information for content."
The bottom line is that walnuts contribute nutrients essential to a healthy lifestyle. Best of all, they taste great and are ideally suited for inclusion in any diet.