Walnuts are a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids (great for the brain apparently) along with manganese and copper. Walnuts help stabilise blood sugar levels which helps prevent type 2 diabetes and contain anti-inflammatory nutrients. Walnuts contain a compound called ellagic acid that provides many anti-cancer properties too.
- vitamin E
How can I incorporate walnuts into my childs diet?
- Serve a small handful of walnuts on a plate along with cheese and sliced pear for a yummy lunch
- Make up a trail mix using your childs favourite nuts and seeds
- Add the to your biscuit or flapjack mixture when baking
- sprinkle chopped walnuts over a bowl of greek yoghurt with some chopped strawberries and drizzle with honey