Healthy Benefits Of Walnuts & How They Help In Weight Loss
Walnuts aka in Hindi as akhrot is a powerhouse of nutrition. A walnut is basically a single-seeded stone fruit that is derived from any tree of the genus Juglans.
Mimicking the human brain, this nut is a small wonder that is believed to help promote the development of several neuron-transmitters within the brain.
However, that is not all. This wonder nut is also a great source of healthy fats and fibre. But before we jump into the benefits of walnuts, let us give you some lesser-known facts about this amazing healthy seed.
Walnuts Origin and Production
Originating in the Mediterranean region, a native from North American lands, Walnuts are now also grown in China, Iran and in the states of California and Arizona. In India, they are majorly found growing in the Himalayan regions and also in Sikkim and Darjeeling.
Its commercial farming is carried in Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand.
China is the leading producer of walnuts, in the year 2017, the country produced 41% of the total walnut production in the world.