Nuts, if you eat them in moderation, are full of healthy nutrients for your heart and may even help you ward off other diseases like cancer. So why do only 4 in 10 of Americans eat them on any given day — and a measly 1 in 10 eat them daily?
We know that organic produce is healthier for us because it contains fewer pesticides, but did you know that organic milk has significantly more heart-healthy fatty acids than milk from conventional dairy farms?
That's right, walnuts are actually good for your brain. How, do you ask? Because Omega-3s in walnuts have been found to improve mood as well as calm certain inflammation that can cause brain cell death. They also replace lost melatonin, which we need for a healthy functioning brain.
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