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Health benefits of almonds

Almonds are loaded with more essential nutrients than other nuts. They are available in two tastes: sweet and bitter and can be eaten raw or fried, or it can be added to salads. There is almond milk too and it is very delicious and healthy drink.

Health benefits for brain and heart

 There are various health benefits of almond that include: relief from cough, respiratory disorders, anemia, impotency, heart disorders, relief from constipation and diabetes. It contains vitamin E, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, copper, zinc, selenium and niacin. It also improves memory, reduces risk of cardiac arrest, and helps in developing brain and muscle tissues. Almond is important to growing children because of nutrient that helps the development of the brain and induces a high intellectual level. Magnesium, potassium, mono-saturated fat and protein in almonds helps to avoid heart attacks and vitamin E reduces the risk of heart disease. Potassium also regulates blood pressure and low amount of sodium helps contain it on a healthy level. Almonds prevent diabetes because it helps reducing the rise in insulin and sugar levels after meal.

Benefits for health and beauty

    Almonds are good for skin, hair teethes and nails. Because of its good known benefits for skin almond milk is often added to soaps, body creams and shower milks and it improves skin complexion. You can easily make a face mask once in a week in order to improve skin texture - just mix almond oil, honey and lemon juice and hold it on your face for 15 minutes. After that your skin will glow. Almond oil is also good for hair - before washing hair soak ends with this oil and leaves it for an hour. This will split your ends and give them shine. It is a good fat burner and contains a lot of fiber so it's used for losing weight. It helps in proper digestion and to maintain cholesterol level. Almond prevent colon cancer though this digestion improvement - there is better movement of food through the colon. If consumption of almonds is regular that lead to reducing bad cholesterol. The fat accumulated around your waist makes you desperate - try to munch almonds instead of unhealthy snacks. Almond milk is also good for weight loss. Eating almonds prevents over-eating and prevent constipation (because of fiber in it but after eating it make sure to drink a lot of water).

Calories in almonds

In 100g of raw almonds there is 578 kcal. There is 20 g of carbohydrates, 51g of fat, 22 g of protein and 12 g of dietary fiber and no cholesterol at all.

Almonds are definitely smart choice - they are delicious, very healthy and easy to provide.

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Interesting post

by hamolla 2 months, 1 week ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

I agree with this. Almonds and cashews are two of my favorites. Thanks for sharing this info!

by Dessa0226 3 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

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