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Walnuts Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Walnuts.

A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

Reduce Asthma Symptoms with Omega 3s

Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p...  Read more

10 Perfect Protein Powder Recipes

Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!    ...  Read more

5 Savory Salad Ideas for Fall and Winter

During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year...  Read more

Fats That Fight Cholesterol

If you're reading this, your doctor has probably told you that your cholesterol levels are too high. Maybe she put you on a medication to help lower cholesterol, or simply told you to consume less cholesterol-containing foods. No matter what you...  Read more

walnuts do they make you sick?
Updated 3/17/2014 2:51:35 PM

My husband and I opted for a nice healthy snack today, so we had bought some Walnuts neither of us have allergies to it, but wow we had about a half a cup each and we got sick to our stomach, running to the bathroom all day , anyone else ever experie...  Read more

Walnut question
Updated 1/14/2014 1:29:07 PM

How can they say nuts are good for you but yet be so high in calories? I had a 1/4 cup walnut halves yesterday, thinking it was a smart choice, boy was I wrong! 200 HUGE calories!!! Why are they so high in calories and how are they so good for you? ...  Read more

Pomegranate walnut dressing
Updated 1/31/2014 5:33:54 PM

My father went to the Olive Oil Store and got a bunch of fancy bottles of oils and vinegar. I made a dressing of walnut oil and pomegranate white balsamic vinegar. Any ideas of what to put on a salad to use with the dressing? The vinegar is sharp and...  Read more

More on Walnuts

When eating a walnut, don't remove the walnut's skin so u can obtain the most nutrients possible. Walnuts are high in fiber and will help lower triglycerides, cholesterol, blood sugar and aid in bowel movements. Good source of protein, vaitamins and...  Read more

Walnuts and Blood Pressure

Walnuts contain healthy minerals and oils which can help maintain healthy blood pressure...  Read more

Go Nuts for Walnuts!

I grew up with a native black walnut tree in my back yard. Its ugly green corrugated round fruit would ripen and eventually fall in our yard each year serving as a routine lawn-mowing hazard. My brothers liked to use them to practice their baseball p...  Read more

Healthy, Homemade Gifts: Hearty Gourmet Oatmeal

In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea...  Read more

Walnuts, walnuts, walnuts....

Shopping is done, stuffed peppers are started and now on to the backyard to pick up walnuts from the trees.... Not my favorite thing to do. Have a great Sunday and week....  Read more

Walnuts, walnuts...

I have picked up 31 bags of walnuts in the last 4 days from three walnut trees in our yard and they have been hitting the roof all night long to remind me that I have another date with them today. This is day 11 of no-smoking so it is a good distra...  Read more