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Do You Know The Almond? Here Are 8 Health Benefits You Did Not Know

Almond is an edible seed of prunus dulcis, commonly called the regulation.

They are mostly found in the middle East but Ghana is among the countries that produces most of it.

You can buy the almond from stores which usually has its shells removed showing only the edible nut inside. They are used to produce almond milk, oil, butter, flour or paste.

Below are some health importance of the almond seed.

1.Almond provides a large amounts of nutrients:

The almond is very popular tree nuts. They have wide array of nutrients. They are high in healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, protein and other important nutrients.



2. Almonds are made of massive amount of antioxidants:

Almond is high in antioxidants thay can protect the cells from oxidative damage which is a major contributor to aging and disease.


3. Almond is loaded with vitamin E:

The almond seed is among the world's top sources of vitamin E. Getting enough vitamin E in diet is linked to enomous health benefits.


4 Almond assists with blood sugar regulation:

The almond is extremely high in magnesium, a mineral that is rarely gotten in many foods. High magnesium intake may offer major improvements on metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.


5 Almod also help in blood pressure regulation:

The presence of magnesium in the almond seed regulate the blood pressure level in the body. Low magnesium level is linked to high blood pressure hence almold can control the blood pressure.


6.Almonds can lower cholesterol levels in the body:

Eating Almond per day can lead to a mild reduction in bad cholesterol in the body potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.


7.Almond prevents harmful oxidation of LDL cholesterol:

Oxidation of LDL cholesterol is a crucial step in the development of heart diseases. Snacking an almond has been shown to significantly decreases oxidized LDL.


8.Almond reduces hunger and lowers your overall calorie intake. The nuts are low in carbs, they are high in protein and fiber. Eating Almond can increase fullness and help you eat fewer calorie.

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