Sunday, October 14, 2012

Benefits of Eating Almonds

Benefits of Eating Almonds
Almonds are the most nutritious nuts because it is high in vitamins and minerals like vitamin E, zinc, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, fiber, protein and other essential fatty acids - omega-3 and omega-6. It also contains selenium, copper and niacin.

Why is it important to Eat Almonds?

Almonds should be consumed on a regular basis because it provides a variety of health benefits of almonds.

•  It has cancer reducing nutrients which are helpful in preventing cancer.

•  Almonds also help in preventing heart disease by strengthening the heart muscles and lowering the bad cholesterol level while simultaneously increasing the good cholesterol levels.

•  Almonds are also responsible in lowering the body mass ratio which helps in shedding weight. It also regulates the metabolic rate and helps in the digestion and absorption.

•  Another important reason to eat almonds is it has proteins which are found to be beneficial to diabetics.

•  One of the best effects of eating almonds is to sharpen the memory because it increases the cognitive abilities of a person. That is why most mothers give their children almonds on a regular basis.

•  Almonds are also known to enhance one's beauty. It is a vital ingredient in face packs and enhances a fair complexion. It can also make your hair soft and shiny.

•  Almond is found to be good for diabetic people.

•  Massaging with almond oil is recommended for new born babies because it provides moisture to their skin. This is why it is also added in soap.

•  Almonds contain potassium which help in regulating blood pressure and since it is low in sodium, it helps in controlling blood pressure.

•  Almonds are often recommended to pregnant women because it contains folic acid which reduces the incidence of birth defects in newborn babies.

•  Almond milk is recommended for obese people because it helps in reducing weight.

•  Almonds are dense in fiber and help in the prevention of constipation. It is also advisable to drink a lot of water after eating almonds.

• The high nutrient content of vitamins and minerals like manganese, copper and riboflavin present in Almonds, act as an energy booster.

• One of the major benefits of eating almond is that it reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease.

 Circulated by: Lawyer Asad

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