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Why Sprouted Walnuts Deserve a Place in Your Diet

We already know that walnuts are healthy food in their own right, sprouted or not. Filled with essential fatty acids that help fight inflammation and offer cardioprotective benefits, protein to keep you fueled, and fiber to help keep blood sugar stable, walnuts hardly need help in the health department.

But sprouting walnuts does some amazing things.

Sprouted walnuts are raw nuts that have been soaked in order for the nut to begin to germinate.

Reasons to Love Sprouted Walnuts

Increase Fiber

Sprouting increases many essential nutrients, including B vitamins, Vitamin C, folate, soluble fiber, and essential amino acids.

Immunity booster

Consuming sprouted walnuts allow the body to absorb all the vital nutrients, proving to be a powerful source of antioxidants that protects and boosts the immune system.

Good for skin

Walnuts are known for aiding healthy skin. Its sprouted form can further enhance its nutritional quotient’s efficacy, helping protect skin against wrinkles and fine lines as it contains omega-3 fatty acids and anti-inflammatory properties.

Improves the taste

A happy side effect of sprouting is that walnuts taste better, any trace of bitterness is removed, they become crisp and a natural sweetness develops.

This is how you can sprout your own walnuts

  1. Wash the walnuts and soak them in a bowl with water and add 1 tbsp of the sea/table salt.
  2. Allow water to soak walnuts for 24-48 hours in a cool place or in the refrigerator.
  3. Remember to rinse the walnuts every 10-12 hours with fresh cold water
  4. Now your walnuts are sprouted, bioavailable, and ready to eat or air dry!