Walnuts - Raw - Heirloom (2 lbs)

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Our California grown Raw Heirloom English Light Walnuts (halves and pieces) are pure, all natural and bursting with crunchy, mouthwatering flavor. They are a mainstay of a healthy regimen. Walnuts make for great snacking, baking, or addition to blended recipes.

Our Raw English Light Heirloom Walnut halves and pieces are the perfect healthy snack and add big flavor to any recipe. Walnuts are indigenous to Asia, stretching from the Balkans to China. They grow on medium to large trees; and even grow as high as 2000 meters in the Jalal-Abad province of Kyrgyzstan. Walnuts have been historically documented back to ancient Babylon around 2000 BC. The scientific community believes walnuts may have been consumed as much as 8000 years ago, after an archaeological excavation uncovered roasted walnut shells on Neolithic sites in the southwest of France.

More than ever before, researchers are convinced about the nourishing qualities of raw walnuts when consumed in their whole form, including the skin. Modern research indicates that approximately 90% of phenols in walnuts are found in the skin, including key phenolic acids, tannins, and flavonoids. They also contain an unusual form of Vitamin E, the alpha-tocopherol form. Phytonutrient research on the antioxidant and possible inflammation response benefits of walnuts has proven that its comparable to other foods that may support metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular issues. Some phytonutrients found in walnuts, like quinone juglone, are found in virtually no other common foods. Other phytonutrients like the tannin tellimagrandin or the flavonol morin are also rare and may be valuable as antioxidants and that might support a healthy inflammation response.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Heirloom English Light Walnut halves and pieces may include:

● Source of Omega-3 & Omega-6 essential fatty acids
● May support cardiovascular health
● May support healthy cognitive function
● May support a healthy inflammation response
● Possibly supports the body's natural ability to halt ADHD
● May support healthy weight gain
● May support a healthy female cycle
● May support a healthy allergen response
● Possibly supports the body's natural protection towards cellular mutations
● May support healthy cholesterol levels
● Source of polyphenols that may possess antioxidant properties
● May support healthy levels of C-reactive protein
● Source of manganese & copper

This product is 100% natural and minimally processed. Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.

Suggested Uses: Eat by the handful. Add to homemade trail mixes, recipes or desserts.

Botanical Name: Juglans regia

Other Names: Persian Walnut, Alta California, California Walnut, Mission Walnut, English Walnut, English Light Walnut.

Ingredients: Raw Heirloom Walnuts.

Origin: Grown in California, USA. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our Raw Heirloom Walnuts pass our strict quality assurance which includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers Raw Walnuts packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Raw Walnuts in a cool, dark, dry place.


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