DID YOU KNOW?
The Greeks called walnuts karyon, which means head, because they thought walnuts looked like a human brain. For this same reason, the Chinese have believed for centuries that walnuts are good for the brain.
RECIPES WITH Walnuts
Nut & Dried Fruit Origins
NUTS & DriEDFRUIT QUIZ
Walnut (Junglans regia) is native to North America. True or false?
Correct answer. False. The most widespread cultivation of Juglans regia originated, first in Asia and Europe and was then introduced to America by the Spanish.
Which tree nut received its name in honor of the Roman god Jupiter?
Correct answer: d) In Rome, walnuts were considered the food of gods and received the nave of Juglans regia in honor of Jupiter.
Check out this great dessert with walnuts.
Characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, osteoporosis is a disease affecting millions of people around the globe. Bones lose their strength and are more likely to break after a minor fall…
Have you ever heard the expression you are what you eat? Well, in some sense, it’s true. Nutrients from the foods we eat provide the foundation of function and wholeness of all the cells in our body, which is why it is important that we try to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.