3 Reasons To Eat More Walnuts

Healthier Candies

So, you have a sweet tooth but you’re still keen on keeping the processed sugar to the minimal. The solution? Make your very own maple glazed walnuts! Just toss a cup of walnuts, a third of a cup of maple syrup, and a pinch of salt into a dry skillet, according to Food Network. Stir frequently for about three to five minutes until the syrup has caramelised and you’ll have instant addictive nibbles for movie nights!

Scrub-a-dub-dub

Ran out of your favourite exfoliator? Don’t throw away the shells – grind them till they are finely milled and mix with your face cleanser for a two-in-one scrub. if you find that a wee bit abrasive, mix it with a tablespoon of non-flavoured Greek yogurt to soothe your skin and give it that extra boost of moisture.

Fight Insomnia

Published inĀ The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences, a study has shown links between this little tough nut and the rise of melatonin – a hormone secreted by the pineal gland that helps regulate your sleeping patterns and body clock. Bonus tip: munch on these if you’re suffering from jet lag.

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