Top 10 health benefits of eating almonds

 


Almonds contain vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber. A hand full of Almonds contains 1/8th of a person's daily protein needs.

The almond trees have been one of the earliest trees that people started cultivating.

People love to eat almonds raw, roasted, adding them to sweets and many savory dishes. nowadays almonds are available in many different forms such as flacked, silvered coated, flour, oil, butter, and milk.

Almonds are considered to be very healthy seeds. there are many benefits of eating almonds. some important benefits are :

  1. Lower Cholesterol

Almonds are high in unsaturated fat. this type of fat does not increase 'bad cholesterol'. the unsaturated fat present in almonds helps to improve blood cholesterol levels.

Having almonds increase vitamin E in plasma and RBC. peoples are advised to consume around 45grams of almonds daily for their healthy heart.

   2. Low Cancer Risk

A study shows that people who consumed the required amount of Almonds daily lower 2 to 3 times of breast cancer.
Not only almonds, but peanuts and walnuts both are protective against the development of breast cancer.

    3. Control Heart disease

Almonds and many other nuts and seeds help increasing good cholesterol that eventually makes the heart healthy and avoids heart disease.
Almonds increase antioxidants in the bloodstream, reduce blood pressure, and improves blood flow.

    4. Gives Vitamin E

Almonds contain high levels of vitamin E, which contains antioxidants such as tocopherol. a handful full of almonds provides 7.27mg of vitamin E, which is 1/2 times a person's daily requirement.
Vitamin E helps to prevent oxidative damage in the body. Vitamin E helps to lower the risk of 'Alzheimer's'.

    5. Regulates Blood Sugar

Almonds manage blood sugar levels. people with a magnesium deficiency can have difficulty in managing their blood sugar levels.
People with Type 2 diabetes can see improvement in their blood sugar levels and blood lipid by consuming almonds.

    6. Boost Bone Health

Almonds contain calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, vitamin K, protein, and zinc all of these helps to improve bone health.

    7. Helps in Weight Management

Almond is low in carbohydrates, high in protein, healthy fat, and have much fiber.
We feel full for a long time that helps us to lose weight.






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