In an allergy-free school zone, walnuts might make a better afterschool snack, but regardless of when you eat them, walnuts should not be overlooked as they have been shown to improve cognitive function due to their high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.
Have a great school year everyone!
Jess Pirnak (BA, BSc, RD) is a graduate from UBC’s Food Nutrition and Health program and is the Nutritionist for Choices Markets. Jess is passionate about education, prevention and creating a healthy community. If Jess is not talking about food you will find her outdoors either hiking or rock-climbing with her dog.