Improve swelling with minerals and phytochemical!【Walnut oil】
"Walnut oil" is rich in walnut flavor and nutrients. Rich in vitamins, minerals and walnut-specific phytochemicals, it is an oil with a detoxifying effect and whitening effect!
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What is Walnut oil?
Nuts that are attracting attention because they can take in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals that tend to be deficient.
Among them, walnut oil is an oil that can be taken from walnut kernels, and it is easy to ingest even for people who are not good at walnut-specific bitterness.
Not only vitamins and minerals, but also walnut-specific phytochemicals are included, and you can expect beauty and health effects!
|Main fatty acids||Linoleic acid|
|Cooking||Heating for a short time is OK (Light stir fry)|
|Taste / Aroma / Texture||Slightly sweet, thick, walnut aroma, spicy astringency|
|Fat-soluble vitamins||VitaminE, α-tocopherol|
|Phytochemicals||Myricetin, pedanclagin, terimacrandin, ellagic acid|
Effect of Walnut oil
For diabetes, anti-cancer and anti-allergy!
Myricetin, a phytochemical, is a type of polyphenol and has a strong antioxidant effect. Since it works to keep cells young, it is also effective in preventing anti-cancer, anti-allergies, and diabetes.
For promoting liver function!
The polyphenol pedangragin and terimakuradin contained only in walnuts promote liver function, so detoxification is also improved! You can also expect a whitening effect.
Detox with potassium and magnesium!
Potassium has the effect of draining excess water from the body and promotes the discharge of toxins and waste products to improve swelling. Magnesium has the function of softening stool and is effective in smoothing stool excretion.
Magnesium is said to have more than 300 functions in the body, and if you take enough magnesium, you will get rid of problems such as tiredness!
How to use Walnut oil
Although it is an oil that contains a lot of linoleic acid, it can be heated a little because it is rich in vitamin E.
It's just an oil with a rich flavor, so it's recommended to eat it raw!
・For salads and soups
In Georgia, one of the countries where I stayed as nomad, many dishes use walnuts. For example, it is common to sprinkle crushed walnuts and walnut oil on Georgian salads.
Also, walnut oil is often used to finish thick soups such as pottages, but the richness of walnuts gives the vegetables and soup a rich flavor, which makes it very delicious!
・For ice cream and desserts
Oil for dessert! ?? You might think. But nuts are a popular ingredient in sweets.
Walnut oil, in particular, is a perfect match for vanilla ice cream and chocolate ice cream because it adds the aroma of nuts and has a slight sweetness!
Note of Walnut oil
It is a walnut oil that is delicious and can be expected to have beauty and health effects, but it should be noted that linoleic acid is the main oil.
In most modern diets, linoleic acid intake tends to be too high. The reason is that we eat hidden linoleic acid (salad oil, etc.) every day for eating out and processed foods!
So, if you usually eat out or buy instant foods and you are at risk of lifestyle-related diseases, try using them properly depending on the dish like sesame oil, or use them as an accent ^ ^
Also, when using walnut oil, the quality of the oil is important!
You cannot expect the desired nutritional value and effect unless the oil is made by the correct method.
So when buying walnut oil, be sure to choose oil in a cold pressed light-shielding bottle (preferably organic) ^ ^
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