― In an article in Shape magazine last month ~ I read that Walnuts can help with weight loss and that you should eat some after working out. So I have incorporated them into my lunch. ∙ This month Shape had an article about foods that improve your moods and walnuts made the list. Apparently they help promote your brain to make more serotonin. Once I read that I was convinced that my new zen like state of mind at work is working because of the walnuts. ∙ I did a little googling [...].