The most nutritious nuts, also known as super food are almonds, because almonds are high in protein, vitamins, and minerals. This is a healthy snack and mixed with milk shakes or fresh fruits and vegetables make a useful detoxifying drink. As member of the stone fruit family almonds stands next to peaches, plums and nectarines. Originally cultivated in Asia and North Africa almonds has been used in many different cultures in their daily rituals. The health benefits of almonds are wide and varied. Almonds keep the heart going; Those who take nuts five times a week had a 50% reduction of risk of heart attack: vitamin E acts as an antioxidant and reduces the risk of heart diseases and help reduce C-reactive protein (CRP). Improves blood circulation: Almonds have a lot of potassium and there are low in sodium. Those factors level a blood pressure. The high level of magnesium in almonds has a good effect on arteries and veins also flow of nutrients through bodies. It also contains iron that carries oxygen to all of cells and organs.
Prevents Gallstones: With only 5 almonds a day, it proves 25% lower risk of developing gallstones. Almond oil has laxative properties and produces soft stools. Lose weight: Almonds have a great fiber content, protein and type of fat that satisfy appetite. Almond’s rich low calorie diet is good to weight control. Helps with diabetes: Almonds have a little glycemic index (GI) food, and with a high GI food it helps to reduce sugar increasing and insulin levels.
Lowers the risk of Cancer: As it is a natural fiber, almonds improves the movement of food through the colon, lowering the risk of colon cancer. It is a source of vitamin E, phytochemicals and flavonoids and reduces the growth of cancer cells; it has boron which prevents prostate cancer.
Cholesterol Reducer: Almonds are full of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats which lowers the low-density lipoprotein. Almonds can lower cholesterol level by 8 to 12 percent. Lose weight: Almonds have a great fiber content, protein and type of fat that satisfy appetite. Almond’s rich low calorie diet is good to weight control. Keeps hair steady: Almond oil mixed with Indian gooseberry prevents hair loss, prevents graying and thinning of hair, also dandruff appear.
Powers the brain:Almond helps the brain development. Maximum brainpower can provide 5 soaked almonds in the morning everyday. It produces Phenylalanine, a brain-boosting chemical and helps development of cognitive functions.
Skin moister: Almond applied on the face prevents dry skin and is a good cure for acne, because improves skin complexion and premature aging.
Strengthen our bones: As a very good source of calcium almonds prevents osteoporosis, and strengthens the bones, teeth and muscles and it produces other nutrients that strengthen the skeletal system. Energy booster: Protein, Manganese, Copper & Riboflavin are healthy nutrients in almonds, and produce energy in body. A source of Protein: The best plant sources of protein are almonds: a nut that provide high quality and highly absorbable protein.