Almond nutrition facts
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Almonds or mostly known as Badam at home are very well known by us. All moms are mostly running after their kids to have almonds everyday morning. We all know that almonds are very good for health. And recently in television ads we can see many promotions where almonds can improve your brain. But besides that do you really know almond’s nutrition facts. Lets see what are the main benefits of almond.
Health benefits of almond:
Almonds are very good for brain development, as we all know about that.For a growing kid almonds help their brain growth. You can have almonds everyday morning by soaking them overnight.
Almond helps to increase the level of high density lipoproteins (HDL) and reduce the level of low density lipoproteins (LDL), which further help controlling cholesterol levels. LDL cholesterol is known as bad cholesterol.
Regular consumtion of almonds helps to lower the risk of cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and other chronic illnesses.
Almonds are very good for heart also, as they help to reduce cholestorel. Almond is also a very goiod source of folic acid, which help us to reduce the level of homocystein. Homocystein generally causes fatty plaque buildup in arteries.
Almonds are extensively used in soaps and oils. Means its a very good resource of skin care materials.
Almonds are an excellent resource of fiber, vitamin E, zinc, copper, potassium, phosphorus, iron and many important vitamins for health.
For adults, its a source of sodiam. Whioch help to controll the blood pressure.
This is not just end. Regular almond consumption helps diabetic patient, helps pregnant women to give birth a normal baby by adding lots of folic acid. Also it is a good source of mono-saturated fat, which further helps us to reduce weight .
How to eat almond
The best way to eat almond every day is soak 5-6 almonds in water overnight. Next day morning have them in empty stomach. You can remove the cover of each almond and then eat. Or else wash them properly to have them with skin.
You can roast them and then grind them and store at home. Use roasted almonds while preparing for any cake,sweet dishes or other recipes.
In market you might get many almonds product. Like almond butter, biscuits etc. You can gor them also.
But the best way is the first one, soaking almonds in water. Because in this case you will get maximum vitamins and useful ingredients of almonds.