Versatile walnuts are packed with goodness for your body. Now that more and more people are eager to look after themselves, walnuts in general and walnut drink in particular are a great way to give yourself an energy boost of healthy fats, proteins, iron and carbohydrates.
In addition, walnut drink is the perfect alternative to cow’s milk for those who are lactose intolerant or for anyone keen to move away from drinking cow’s milk. Don’t forget that a single glass of walnut drink contains no fewer than five whole walnuts! That’s quite a punch of minerals and proteins to boost your immune system… Want to hear more about walnuts’ turbo-charged goodness?
A perfect source of nutrients
Walnut drink not only tastes amazing, it’s also a great source of proteins, iron, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin E. And since it’s also rich in folic acid and phosphorus—key for healthy teeth, bones and cartilage—it’s perfect for kids.
It helps fight disease
Thanks to its essential fatty acids, walnut drink helps cut the level of blood lipids and cholesterol, as well as helping control blood pressure. And improved flood flow means fewer blood clots and therefore a lower risk of heart disease.
But that’s not all: nuts like walnuts are great allies for diabetics, since they reduce insulin levels. And we also know that walnuts have anti-ageing properties… so what are you waiting for? Start eating them now and make the inevitable a more distant prospect!
They fill you up and help you sleep
Walnuts have been proven to fill you up, so they’re a great way to kill hunger pangs without spoiling your appetite. Every glass of walnut drink contains five whole walnuts, so you’re literally drinking a filling portion of walnuts every time.
It also contains Vitamin B6 and tryptophan, perfect for helping you get to sleep. We’re not saying that you’ll be fast asleep five minutes after drinking a glass of walnut drink, but it will help calm your body down ready for sleep. Insomniacs of the world, finally a truly great remedy to make sleepless nights a thing of the past.
Although walnuts are so tasty it’s hard to resist knocking back a handful of raw nuts, walnut drink is perfect for making fresh smoothies: throw together some walnuts, fruit, vegetables and anything else you fancy… And when you’re baking, there’s nothing simpler than swapping cow’s milk for walnut drink for lighter, healthier cakes with a lovely taste. And béchamel sauce made with walnut drink and a pinch of nutmeg is to die for. Don’t tell me you haven’t tried it yet!
Walnut drink is the perfect ingredient for healthy recipes: how about a caramelised onion and nut sauce to go with pasta and meat dishes? With walnuts, the sky’s the limit!