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Health

A little shell full of benefits!

A treasure of health

In addition to a varied, balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, you should know that underneath the Noix de Grenoble casket lies a treasure trove of health with exceptional vitamins, minerals and nutrients.

  • The consumption of 7 walnuts per day helps to improve the elasticity of blood vessels and contributes to the maintenance of a normal blood cholesterol level thanks to its numerous alpha-linolenic acids (omega 3).
  • Kernels are incredible suppliers of minerals and vitamins with a multitude of complementary health benefits attributed to copper, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, iron and potassium.
  • Copper and manganese help protect cells from oxidative stress while magnesium and phosphorus maintain the vitality of your bones and teeth.
  • The walnut is rich in fibre and very low in sodium and is totally compatible with salt-free diets.

Who said walnuts make you fat?

According to a study published in 2017 in England, a diet followed by a dietician and associated with the consumption of 30 grams of nuts/day leads to more significant weight loss than without nuts!

Average content of nutritional components per 100 grams of nuts.

Energy 2930 Kj / 709 Kcal
Crude Protein 15.7 g
Carbohydrates 6.88 g
Fat 67.3 g
Sugar 3 g
Saturated Fatty Acid 6.45 g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids 43.6 g
Salt / Sodium Chloride <0.13 g
Copper 1.1 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Magnesium 140 mg
Phosphorus 360 mg
Zinc 2.7 mg
Potassium 430 mg
Manganese 2.9 mg
Fibers 6.7 mg
Alpha-linolenic acid (Omega 3) 7.5 mg

Data from CIQUAL 2018


A natural product

For the pleasure of all, young and old, the Grenoble Walnut is a fruit with subtle flavours born of our terroir nestled in the heart of the Alps, which undergoes no transformation, with exceptional properties for our health.

It can be eaten all year round because, protected by its shell, it keeps all its nutritional qualities intact.