Walnuts have a wealth of the good kind of fats — polyunsaturated fats, which are better for you than saturated fats.
Walnuts are the top nut for brain health. They have a significantly high concentration of DHA, a type of Omega-3 fatty acid. Among other things, DHA has been shown to protect brain health in newborns, improve cognitive performance in adults, and prevent or ameliorate age-related cognitive decline.
Though walnuts can be eaten as it is by removing the outer shell, the best way to have them is by soaking overnight. Just soak 2-4 walnut pieces overnight in a cup of water and have them first thing in the morning.
. A walnut looks just like a little brain. Even the wrinkles or folds on the nut are similar to those of the neo-cortex. Walnuts help in the development of over three dozen neuron-transmitters within the brain enhancing the signaling and encouraging new messaging link between the brain cells.