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Almonds Are Good For Health

Almonds Are Good For Health

Hello there! Today we will learn the world’s healthiest foods, Almonds are one of ’em. Almonds are also very helpful for brain function. It is a nut. The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent and North Africa. “Almond” is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. Here I will provide you it’s benefits and nutrition facts.

Nutrition Facts

Almonds

 

Amount Per 1 almond (1.2 g) 1 oz (23 whole kernels) (28.4 g) 1 cup, sliced (92 g) 1 cup, ground (95 g) 100 grams 1 cup, slivered (108 g) 1 cup, whole (143 g) 100 grams

 
Calories 576
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49 g 75%
Saturated fat 3.7 g 18%
Polyunsaturated fat 12 g  
Monounsaturated fat 31 g  
Trans fat 0 g  
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 705 mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 22 g 7%
Dietary fiber 12 g 48%
Sugar 3.9 g  
Protein 21 g 42%
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 26% Iron 20%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Vitamin B-12 0% Magnesium 67%
This article contains the nutritional breakdown of almonds, details about research into their health benefits, and any potential health risks. So here is the question, if you know the answer please tell me in the comment box below: What are the benefits of eating almonds daily? If you eat almonds daily so I’m sure you know the perfect answer. Today, almonds nutrition benefits are praised around the world, and they are used in numerous different ways: eaten raw as a healthy snack; as the base ingredient in almond butter, almond biscuits, almond ice cream, almond milk or almond flour; and even in many body lotions, oils, shampoos, and fragrances. Isn’t that a good thing? Now almonds are all around the world.
Possible Benefits Of Almonds:
Potential health benefits associated with consuming almonds include lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease. It means eating almonds daily can decrease your bad cholesterol and it can reduce heart disease too. 
Potential risks associated with almonds

There are potential risks associated with the consumption of almonds. Allergy to almonds is actually quite common. Symptoms of almond allergy can include:

  1. Stomach pain or cramps
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Problems swallowing
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Itching
  6. Shortness of breath
  7. Difficulty breathing

If you are allergic to almonds, it’s important to avoid any food products that may contain them. Almonds are used to make frangipane, marzipan, and praline. Almonds are also sometimes used in cakes, biscuits, bread, chocolates, ice cream, and certain liqueurs (such as Amandine).

Almonds For Skin Care:
If you want to apply almonds on your skin, body and diet. So it’s not impossible anything is possible. You just have to wait. Almonds are a great way of controlling your skin. There are many different methods of using almonds apart from preventing dangerous diseases like cancer.

Almonds can be used to make as an instant scrub to clean your body. They can glow your body with natural vitamins and can stay fresh for longer period of time. Have you ever smell almond. When you will apply it on your skin you will feel the fragrance of honey lemon and almond.

Almonds For Skin Care

Almonds For Skin Care

Ingredients:

  1. Almonds – Half cup
  2. Honey – 1 tbsp
  3. Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
  4. Water – As per the paste thickness.

Method:

Take half cup almond cloves and soak in water for 2-3 hours. Drain the water after sometime, and make it into a paste. Use this mixture as an instant body scrub whenever required.
Almond Face Scrub:

Almond face scrub can be used to remove dead skin cells from your skin. It act as a very good recipe to add shine to your face by giving a refreshing and younger look.

Scrub

Almonds For Scrub

Ingredients:

  1. Almond cloves – 7
  2. Milk- 2 tbsp
  3. Water – As per the paste thickness.

Method: Soak the almond cloves in water for 2-3 hours and then drain the water to make it a thick paste. Add 2 tbsp of milk for extra glow to your skin.

Almond Face Mask:

Almond face mask can be applied on a dry skin which appears dead. It can remove unwanted dead cells from face, neck to avoid acne and extra dryness.

Almonds For Mask

Almonds For Mask

Ingredients:

  1. Almond powder – 1 tbsp
  2. Egg white – 1 egg
  3. Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Method:

Mix all these ingredients and apply this mixture on face for 20 minutes and wash with cold water.

Almond Oil for Dark Circles:

Almond oil can be a great source of controlling dark circles under your eye. Take few drops of almond oil to massage your skin under the eyes. Doing this daily can gradually decrease the depth of dark circles, which can be observed within 2 weeks or less. You can also use the almond oil to make a scrub for your skin.

Almonds For Dark Circles

Almonds For Dark Circles

Ingredients for Almond Oil Scrub:

  1. Almond oil – 2 tbsp
  2. Sugar – 1 egg

Method:

Mix the almond oil and sugar to massage your skin for 5-6 minutes with your finger tips. Wash your face with normal water, and don’t use any soap for at least 2 hours to wash your face after the massage. Doing this will make your skin more smoother and better instantly. This works great if you have pimples on your skin. Almond oil can also be used to take massages on head to decrease pressure, stress and anxiety.
Benefits of Eating Almonds:
Regular intake of almonds in your diet supplements can enrich your digestive system, and will free you from respiratory disorders. Almonds can also increases your memory power, control the cholesterol levels, and protect you against diabetes, weight loss, and blood pressure. Almonds can be consumed directly without soaking the last night for additional benefits.
Almonds For Health Care

Almonds For Health Care

Almond Hair Pack:

Almond hair pack is very useful to make your hair scalp free from impurities and dandruff. Doing this regularly can clear your bad scalp routines.

Almonds For Hair Care

Almonds For Hair Care

Ingredients:

  1. Almond powder – 1 cup
  2. Yogurt – 1/2 cup
  3. Fenugreek Seeds Powder – 1 tbsp
  4. Egg white – 1 egg

Method:

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl before night, and apply as a pack the next morning by adding 1 whole egg white. Doing this will nourish your hair by removing dandruff and impurities.
 
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