Walnut have innumerable health benefits. Walnuts are high in protein, vitamins, omega 3 fatty acids, trace minerals, lecithin and oils. Compared with other nuts, which typically contain a high amount of monounsaturated fats, walnuts are unique because the fats in them are primarily polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and are the only nut with a significant amount of alpha-linolenic acid. Moreover, walnuts have insignificant amounts of sodium and are cholesterol free. Walnuts have potential health benefits in the area of memory and cognitive function as well.It is a good ‘hair food’ ,has been shown to slow cancer growth and good for weight management .