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.

Walnut nutrition

  • vitamin E
  • manganese
  • fibre
  • copper
  • protein
  • potassium

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

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