Walnut meal contains zinc, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, vitamins A, E, B6 and folic acid. Due to fibre present in the meal, it improves metabolism. It helps maintain healthy body weight. It boosts concentration and memory. It helps in ensuring proper functioning of the nervous system. The flour contains essential unsaturated fatty acids. Monounsaturated acids are the main regulators of the blood cholesterol level and strengthen the cardiovascular system.
It can be eaten directly as it does not require heat treatment. The flour is a great addition to desserts, drinks, fruits, muesli, salads and pastes. It is perfect for frying and baking. It can the base of low-fat walnut butter.
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