Walnuts look like a brain...and they are good for your brain!!!

Updated: Dec 13, 2019

Many cultures would interpret food based on what it looked like. A circle cut carrot looks like an eye...its good for eyesight. Celery for bone health and tomatoes for heart health. The walnut resembles a brain, and it is one of the best nuts for brain health. This infogram explains the many benefits available.


Some recipes including walnuts are:

Walnut and banana smoothie for brain health

Serves 2

  • 2 large banana

  • 3 cups milk

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  • 4 tablespoons honey

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon flaxseed

  1. Place peeled and sliced bananas in freeze for two hour.

  2. Combine all ingredients in blender and process until smooth. 4 Ice cubes may be added if teeth aren't sensitive.

Berry and walnut parfait

Serves 4

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries or blackberries, thawed

  • 2 cups nonfat vanilla yogurt

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons mini dark-chocolate chips

  • 1/2 cup oat granola

  • Finely chopped walnuts

Spoon 1 tablespoon fresh or frozen blueberries or blackberries, thawed, into equally into 4 parfait glasses or pretty bowls. Spoon 1/4 cup non fat vanilla yogurt. Spoon 1 tablespoon fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed, into each of 4 parfait glasses. Spoon 1/4 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt over berries in each glass, then top each with 1 teaspoon mini dark-chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon oat granola, and a sprinkling of finely chopped walnuts. Continue with another layer of the berries, yogurt, chocolate, walnuts, and granola to each glass; serve and enjoy


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