6 Health benefits of Almond

Since the time of grandmothers, we have been listening to the goodness of almonds. The nutritious nut is a rich source of vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, iron and magnesium. Grown in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Israel almond has made its way through United States of America with the title of maximum consumption in the world.

Adding the healthy nut in our daily diet in form of oil or as ingredients in salad it always adds benefits : Almonds being rich in nutrients and minerals work well at time of constipation, respiratory disorder, cough, heart diseases, anemia, impotency and diabetes. Moreover, here are som health facts on the healthy nut.Here are 6 health benefits of almonds.

Intake of almond milk or badam milk once day is an easy to weight loss : It is known as a superfood of healthy diet. According to research from WHFood’s article, those who eat almonds at least two times per week were 31 percent less likely to gain weight than were those who never or seldom eat almonds.

High in potassium and low in sodium, folic acid, protein, monosaturated fats and vitamin E, this nut helps regulating healthy flow of blood pressure : According to Loma Linda School of Public Health consuming nuts five times a week reduces about 50% risk of heart diseases.

In daily regime adding body massage and head massage with almond oil or almond milk is best way to treat your skin and hair : It leaves the skin softer, supple and flawless while hair radiates its shine and lustre. This also helps in strengthening the bones and teeth.

Almonds are good source of riboflavin, copper and magnesium which helps to boost energy and increase stamina: One can try switch intake of caffeine to that of almonds.

According to Ayurveda, almonds help increase memory power and longevity: The riboflavin and L-carnitine presence in almonds boosts energy, soothes nervous system and reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Written by Smita Diwan

Smita Diwan is a Media & Communication evangelist with 15+ years of steady growth. She has served across diverse verticals of Broadcast Journalism, Corporate Communications, Digital Media and Public Relations. A fitness enthusiast, Smita devotes her ‘rare’ free-time to yoga and meditation. As she strongly believes that the right balance is the key to steady growth.

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