Quick Nutrition Facts
Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids and a good source of manganese, copper, and tryptophan. Walnuts also contain an antioxidant compound, ellagic acid, which supports the immune system and seems to have several anticancer properties.
Did you know as little as 1/4 cup (7 walnuts) provides you with 94% of your Daily Value for those hard-to-find omega-3 fatty acids. So enjoy them as a healthy snack, or add them to salads or entrees for extra flavor and nutrition!