Do you know about the Power of 3?
The Power of 3 campaign is dedicated to celebrating walnuts as THE omega-3 nutTaking care of your heart and overall wellness is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with California walnuts.
Are you ready to unlock the Power of 3? We're talking about walnuts - the only tree nut to contain a significant amount of alpha-linolenic acid, or ALA (2.5g/oz)2, an omega-3 fatty acid. ALA has been associated with benefits for heart health, brain health, and inflammation.
A recent paper concludes that there is a lack of knowledge regarding omega-3s, its food sources and its health benefits in Saudi Arabia1. It is estimated that 54% of deaths from non-communicable diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region are due to cardiovascular diseases3. Adding walnuts to a snack or meal is an easy way to get the nutrient benefits of ALA without a lot of work!
A handful of walnuts is a delicious way to care for your health. Share how you’re doing more for your health, one handful of walnuts at a time, by sharing on social media using the hashtag #PowerOfOmega3
And with the #PowerOfOmega3 campaign, it's never been easier to share your commitment to healthy living. So join us and start unlocking the Power of 3 – one handful of walnuts at a time! Global Power of 3 Campaign will start soon! Stay tuned for international flavors!
2 Supportive but not conclusive research shows that eating 1.5 ounces of walnuts per day, as part of a low saturated fat and low cholesterol diet and not resulting in increased caloric intake, may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. (FDA) One ounce of walnuts offers 18g of total fat, 2.5g of monounsaturated fat, 13g of polyunsaturated fat including 2.5g of alpha-linolenic acid – the plant-based omega-3.