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Nutrition and Fitness » Benefits of Eating Almonds

As we all know that Almonds are more nutritious among all the nuts but if we take almonds in excess, it will only helps to make you fatten.,If you consume it in moderation it will be quite beneficial for you because It contains fat but of right kind.

Here we are discussing some of the health benefits of consuming almonds:

Full of nutrients - Almonds is very good for health as it is full of good nutrients like calcium, potassium and magnesium that helps in regulating blood pressure and helps to prevent osteoporosis.

Prevent heart diseases - They contains antioxidants, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and vitamin E that slows down process of aging, prevents heart diseases and even cancer.

Take them in different ways - Best part of Almonds is that, you can take them whole, sliced or sprinkled over dishes for garnishing purpose.You can also use almond paste to add in your soup and sauces.

Good source of Protein - Almonds serves as a good source of protein, you can take them one handful or you can roast them, it serves you as a good snack and keeps your hunger away because of rich in protein.

Strong teeth and bones - Helps to build up strong bones and teeth because of presence of phosphorous in them.

Helps to lower homocystein level - Folic acid presents in almonds can lower homocystein levels in the body thus prevent heart related problems.

Beneficial for pregnant ladies - High level of folic acid presents in almond is good for pregnant ladies.

Reduce in accumulation of fatty plague - Amino acids prevents accumulation of fatty plague deposits in arteries.

Good for skin and hair - introducing almonds in every day schedule helps you to get glowing skin and helps you to give fair complexionand healthy hair.

So, just go and grab handful of almonds and statrt enjoying its benefits.

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