The Power of 3

Do you know about the Power of 3?

The Power of 3 campaign is dedicated to celebrating walnuts as THE omega-3 nut (2.5g/oz). Taking care of your heart and overall wellness is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with California walnuts.

Walnuts are the only tree nut that is an excellent source of omega-3 ALA (2.5g/oz) which research shows may play a role in heart health, brain health and healthy aging.1,2,3

California Walnuts are certified by the American Heart Association®. Certification does not apply to information or research unless expressly stated.

Research from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology suggests that 70% of the world’s population does not get enough omega-3.

Share how you’re doing more for your health, one handful of walnuts at a time, by sharing on social media using the hashtag #SharethePowerof3 

1 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.
2 Fleming JA, Kris-Etherton PM. The evidence for α-linolenic acid and cardiovascular disease benefits: comparisons with eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid. Adv Nutr. 2014;5(6):863S-76S. doi: 10.3945/an.114.005850.
3 Sala-Vila A, Valls-Pedret C, Rajaram S, Coll-Padrós N, Cofán M, Serra-Mir M, Pérez-Heras AM, Roth I, Freitas-Simoes TM, Doménech M, Calvo C, López-Illamola A, Bitok E, Buxton NK, Huey L, Arechiga A, Oda K, Lee GJ, Corella D, Vaqué-Alcázar L, Sala-Llonch R, Bartrés-Faz D, Sabaté J, Ros E. Effect of a 2-year diet intervention with walnuts on cognitive decline. The Walnuts And Healthy Aging (WAHA) study: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nut. 2020;111(3): 590–600,

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