For over 30 years, the California Walnut Commission (CWC) has supported health-related research on walnuts through research grants and the provision of walnuts. More than 170 CWC-supported, peer-reviewed papers have been published examining the effect of walnut consumption on heart health, cancer, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, body weight/composition, reproductive health, in addition to studies to ascertain walnut micronutrients and bioactive composition.

The Health Benefits of Walnuts


According to a report by National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, it is suggested that at some point during their lifetime….


For many reasons, walnuts can be a nutritious food for people living with diabetes or metabolic syndrome….

Healthy Aging

The effects of aging can impact the quality of life and the ability to maintain independence. Limited evidence suggests that eating a diet….

Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease emerged as India’s top killer around the mid-1980s. Since the turn of the century, it is a growing threat….

Reproductive Health

According to Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction, infertility affects 10 to 14 percent of the Indian population….

Weight Management

India is home to 9.8 million obese men and 20 million obese women, according to a study published in The Lancet journal in 2014….