Improves Reproductive Health in Men

One of the lesser-known benefits of walnuts is their impact on male fertility. Among men who consume a Western-style diet, adding 75 grams of walnuts daily significantly improved sperm quality, including vitality, motility, and morphology.

Heart Health

It offers multiple vascular benefits to people with heart disease, or those who have increased risk for heart disease due to multiple cardiac risk factors.

Cancer-Fighting Properties

Walnuts may help reduce not only the risk of prostate cancer, but breast cancer as well. In one study, mice that ate the human equivalent of 2.4 ounces of whole walnuts for 18 weeks had significantly smaller and slower-growing prostate tumors.

Weight Control

Adding healthful amounts of walnuts to your diet can help you to maintain your ideal weight over time. In one review of 31 trials, those whose diets included extra nuts or nuts substituted for other foods lost.

 Rare and Powerful Antioxidants

Antioxidants are crucial to your health, as they are believed to help control how fast you age by combating free radicals, which are at the heart of age-related deterioration.Walnuts contain several unique and powerful antioxidants that are available in only a few commonly eaten foods.

Brain Health

Walnuts contain a number of neuroprotective compounds, including vitamin E, folate,and antioxidants. Research shows walnut consumption may support brain health, including increasing inferential reasoning in young adults.


The beneficial dietary fat in walnuts has been shown to improve metabolic parameters in people with type 2 diabetes. Overweight adults with type 2 diabetes who ate one-quarter cup of walnuts daily.

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