English Walnut

How does English Walnut work?

The nut of the English walnut contains chemicals called fatty acids, which might be useful as part of a cholesterol-lowering diet. It also contains chemicals that can expand blood vessels, possibly improving circulation and the way the heart works.

Are there safety concerns?

English walnut nut is safe for most people in usual food amounts. There isn't enough information to know if larger amounts are safe to use.

The nut can cause softening of the stools and bloating, as well as weight gain unless other fats are removed from the diet. English walnut may cause allergic reactions in people who are sensitive to it.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: English walnut is safe in food amounts, but there's not enough information to know if it's safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Stay on the safe side and stick to food amounts.

Dosing considerations for English Walnut.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
  • For lowering cholesterol: 8-11 English walnut nuts or 30-56 grams (about 1/4 to 1/2 cup) has been substituted for other dietary fats.

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