Walnut or Voloshsky nut- a fruit of round or oblong-round shape. These nuts have fruits covered with a hard wood shell consisting of two halves. The internal cavity of the shell is divided by incomplete partitions, between which the core is located. Depending on the number of such partitions, the nuclei of the nuts can be easily separated or, conversely, poorly.
Nutritive properties of walnuts:
Greek nut contains a large amount of fat (up to 75%), protein substances (up to 15%), polyunsaturated fatty acids, fatty oil, which includes linoleic, linolenic, palmitic, oleic and other acids, vitamins B1, B2, C, PP, carotene, iron, iodine, cobalt, magnesium, zinc, copper, essential oil, tannins and yuglon - a valuable phytoncid substance. The walnut leaves to the middle of the growing season contain the maximum amount of vitamin C. However, their main value is the high content of carotene.

List of vitamins:

Vitamin A is involved in oxidation-reduction processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, functions of cellular and subcellular membranes, plays an important role in the formation of bones and teeth, as well as fat deposits, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows down the aging process.

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin B2 is necessary for the formation of erythrocytes, antibodies, for the regulation of growth and reproductive functions in the body. It is also necessary for the health of the skin, nails, hair growth and in general for the health of the whole organism, including the function of the thyroid gland.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Vitamin E prevents the formation of thrombi and promotes their absorption. It also improves fertility, reduces and prevents hot flashes in the menopause. Vitamin E is also used in cosmetology to preserve youthful skin, it promotes skin healing and reduces the risk of scar tissue formation.