Walnuts are rich in good fat (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated). They also have fibre and protein. A substantial amount of Omega 3 and Omega 6 is contained in walnuts and they can be consumed in order to tackle blood hyper cholesterol (high levels of cholesterol in the blood) and cardiovascular diseases. Consumption of 7 walnuts a day can help increase our antioxidative capacity. Add them in biscuits and your cereal! Walnuts are a great source of Vitamin E. Epidemic and clinical studies have shown that having walnuts as a snack in combination with a balanced body weight can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. In addition, a handful of walnuts can assist the body absorb fiber, Vitamin E and protein.