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Tree nut family, in height from 4 to 25 m and a trunk diameter up to 1.5 m. Crohn's thick shirokookruglaya.

The leaves are large (dlina20-40 cm) imparipinnately, deciduous in winter, fragrant (from essential oils).

The flowers are small, greenish, monoecious. Stamen flowers clustered hanging earrings, pistillate located on top of annual branches, singly or in groups.

The fruits have a thick leathery skin and a fiber-strong bone; upon the occurrence of the maturity of the fruit peel dries, breaks into 2 parts and itself separated, bone itself is not disclosed. Nutritious, high-calorie foods, which differs a high content of fat. 100 g walnuts 654 kcal. When immoderate use can cause obesity. Contraindicated in people who are overweight.
Nutritional information per 100 grams: Protein - 16gr; Fats - 260gr; Carbohydrates - 11gr; Ash - 2g; Water - 4gr; Calorie - 654kKal

Useful properties of walnut

  • Walnut oil is an excellent remedy for weight loss and rejuvenation of the body.
  • Unsaturated fatty acids found in walnut oil, are not synthesized in the body and can not be replaced with the fatty acids contained in the animal fats.
  • Walnut oil contains fosfolnpndy. reduce blood cholesterol and sitosternn preventing the absorption of cholesterol in the digestive tract.
  • Walnut oil improves the cell immunity, reduces the concentration of circulating immune complexes, increasing reznetentnost organism to acute respiratory diseases.
  • Fat-soluble vitamins (A, E and carotenoids) that make up the oil, neutralizing the effect of radionuclides and inhibit processes in the body by the action of ionizing radiation. Being active aptnokendantamn, vitamins, which are in oil, slow the aging process in the body, stimulates blood formation,
  • Aitiokendantnym significant effect have vitamin C and minerals Zn and Cu. By strengthening the vascular wall, they prevent fatty liver and vascular walls, which is important in the treatment of Mr. prevention of cardiovascular diseases, liver disease, endocrine system, including diabetes n.
  • Walnut oil decreases the production of cholesterol, strengthens the vascular wall, reduces the process of free-radical oxidation,
  • Used for prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
  • It has a strong healing effect.
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