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Brain & Walnut Shape, Nourishment for the Brain

brains and walnuts, look-a-like nourishment clues

Once in a while healing foods come in the shape of the organ they are meant to nourish and heal. If you cut a carrot, you will see a shape of the pupil and the rings around it. We have heard for decades to eat carrots for eyesight. Pomegranates are the shape of ovaries and they carry healing properties for such. What about our brains? Walnuts look just like the human brain and have nourishment for healing it.

It is impossible to deny the walnut’s similarities to our human brain in shape, texture, and composition, down to the bihemispheric “brain” of the nut!

Studies show that walnuts support the development of more than three dozen neuron-transmitters within the brain. These neurons enhance the development of neural pathways which help to ward off age-related cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

~ GreenMedInfo; 3 Foods That Look Like the Organ They Heal

An ounce a day may keep the doctor away…

Walnuts are well known to have a disproportionately higher amount of the very fatty acids, specifically the EPA/DHA omega 3 fatty acid substrate alpha linolenic acid that the brain requires for optimal health. Moreover, walnuts contain well-known neuroprotective compounds, such as gallic acidvitamin E isomers, melatonin, folate, and polyphenols. Coincidence, or mother nature providing a clue so obvious we would have to be nuts (or nut deficient) in order to overlook it?

~ GreenMedInfo; Why Walnut Resembles the Brain It Nourishes

A handful a day is a reasonable measure…

Walnuts contain a number of potentially neuroprotective compounds like vitamin E, folate, melatonin, several antioxidative polyphenols and significant amounts of n-3 α-linolenic fatty acid. …inferential verbal reasoning increased significantly by 11·2 %…

~ GreenMedInfo; Walnuts may have the ability to increase inferential reasoning

Think This Out – Inferential Reasoning

Okay, so if brain health is supported by eating walnuts, and specifically inferential verbal reasoning is increased, we are going to make better decisions from eating walnuts.

Inferences are what we figure out based on an experience. But when our brains are not processing that information through experiences correctly, we tend to make bad choices.

We are still responsible for our past choices but how much better our lives would be if we make better choices now and in the future. Walnuts can help us do it!!!

Dig In, Eat Walnuts

Whole foods have a healing mechanism far greater than their parts. The whole, organic, raw walnut has the greatest nourishment. Keep it simple – eat whole foods.

Approximately 1 ounce daily is what we are talking about, not the whole bag!!! An ounce is approximately one handful.

Buy A Bag Of Walnuts

Organic Raw Walnuts

Dig Deeper, Learn More

13 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Walnuts ~ GreenMedInfo

  1. Whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow prostate cancer growth ~ NCBI PMID: 18454862
  2. Nuts Reduce Risk of Death
  3. One Ounce of Walnuts Decreases Cardiovascular Risk
  4. Walnuts Help Control Weight
  5. Walnuts Improve Endocrine Parameters in PCOS
  6. Walnuts Help Control Insulin in Diabetics
  7. Walnuts Increase Male Fertility
  8. Walnuts Improve Thinking Ability
  9. Walnuts Suppress Breast Cancer Tumors
  10. Walnuts Inhibit Growth of Colorectal Cancer
  11. Walnuts Are Number One in Antioxidants
  12. Walnuts Help Build Bone 
  13. Walnuts Help Beat Stress

The evidence-based science is out there, walnuts nourish and contribute to brain health and more.

Wishing all of you happy brain health through your nourishing diet,

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