Benefits in sports

Benefits in sports

Nuts, especially walnuts, are excellent companions for sports!

Avoiding fatigue, cramps, helping muscle regeneration, maintaining energy in a prolonged manner, have anti-inflammatory effect and more.

These benefits because especially the walnut is rich in tryptophan and vitamin B6 which has effects on muscle relaxation and sleep. In addition, the walnut has melatonin which has properties to synchronize the cycles of light and darkness, thus avoiding insomnia.

The omega 3 content generates an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect, ideal to recover after sports practice.

The high fiber content makes its carbohydrates are consumed more slowly, so they are an excellent source of energy prior to sports or when we need to have energy for longer because we touch long bike ride or running for having low glycemic index.

Thanks to its vitamin E content, it avoids the stress of physical effort by helping to neutralize the effect of oxygen free radicals.

Nuts are very complete in the supply of vitamins and minerals, they are also of natural source and good quality, among which are magnesium, a mineral essential for muscle relaxation. Potassium, important for the transmission of the nervous impulse, vitamin E with antioxidant action, Zinc, important mineral in the formation of proteins. Healthy fats, which contribute to the correct functioning of the cardiovascular system.