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Delicious almond health benefits

Updated on September 10, 2012

Whenever you eat almond, you may think that it is too fatty and will not offer any benefits.

Other than it nutty and good taste. Actually almond offers more health benefits than we could ever imagine. Actually almonds are among the most complete and the best of all nuts in term of nutrient content.

As a matter of fact, it actually has unsaturated fat which is good version of fats, and mean it has quite an effective property in reducing cholesterol level.

Other than that it has high percentage of fiber, protein, magnesium, calcium, and vitamin E.

Because of its calcium content, almond helps to cut the risk of osteoporosis and lowering blood pressure. Almond believed to have its origin way back in Asia; it has been widely cultivated in China for almost hundreds of years.

Eating almond as a snack, will help to reduce your appetite, so try to eat a handful of almond before dinner, and guarantee you will eat less, and keep this habit for a month, and you will surprise how much pound you will lose.

Almond is a well-balanced diet, which means you can just replace a meal by eating almond. Studies also have revealed that almond lower the risk of diabetes, Alzheimer, cancer, and any other diseases.

The great van gogh almond tree painting

One of the more popular of the great Vincent van gogh creation is the painting of blossoming almond tree. This painting was beautifully created to honor his brother’s newborn baby whose name Vincent.

This painting believed to have Japanese art influence. Nevertheless this artwork, arguably is still one of the most highly appreciated creation of all time.

Almond oil benefits

In comparison to other nuts oil, almond oil benefits more in numerous way.

Since almond oil contain vitamin E, it will protect your skin from sun lights, and helps to avoid cell damage as well as any skin disorders.

Using almond oil helps you to relax, and eliminate stress.

Almond oil has this aroma that will put you in a good mood. Consuming almond oil every morning will give you enough vitamins to start the day.

Try to rub the oil on any crack skin surface and you will see how it will give skin the moisture it needs, because the PH will be repaired to normal.

Beside, using the oil will also helps to keep the tone of your skin. Other than your skins, try to rub almond oil to your hair on regular basis, and within a few weeks you will notice that your hair will grow healthier and shinier than ever.

Almond milk benefits

In comparison to traditional dairy milk alternatives, almond milk has more nutrients.

The almond milk benefits are nothing less than most of cow milk and any other dairy milk in general.

If you are having lactose allergy to dairy milk, then you may consider almond milk as replacement. If you are on a diet, please consider almond milk as part of your daily intakes. Do you know why?

Since plain almond milk have relatively lower caloric become one of better choice to have.

Almond milk also has zero cholesterol and this means will help you to support better heart condition, in addition to keep blood pressure normal.

Sugar in almond milk is considered low, and it has a lower glycemic nature, which means your body will easily digest and converting them into useful energy instead of storing them.

So for those who have diabetes problem, it is definitely a much safer choice. The benefit will NOT stop here, because the milk also have similar amount calcium and vitamin D which are normally found in regular milk.

Vitamin D helps you to enhance your immune system. You can also find Vitamin A, to keep your eyes healthy.

For body builders, almond milk maybe become a choice since it has recommended iron level, to improve the muscle growth and repairing ability, as well as the most absorption of energy.

Any almond milk dangers we should know about?

Actually almond is one of goitrogenic food that have chemical substances which can threat your thyroid expanding than what it’s should normally be.

So for those who have lower thyroid function, it is best to avoid such a food.

For those who have normal thyroid function, consuming on moderate level should be all right.

When you buy commercially produced almond milk, there is high chance that it will mix with sugar to add more flavor and sweetness.

Additional sugar means more unnecessary calories intake that contribute to fat building up.

So you might want to carefully choose the almond milk brands that has low sugar level.

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      greeneryday 5 years ago from Some tropical country

      carol7777, hope you will get what you are looking for... cheers

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      carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

      thanks for the heads up. I just had a lot of questions pertaining to content.I was mostly concerned about using names of businesses and services. Well I guess I need a few almonds.

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      greeneryday 5 years ago from Some tropical country

      carol7777 thanks, what is the question? you can first look for the the answer section from explore link on the upper right of the screen, click on the answer link and post questions by filling in the "ask a question" blank area, I bet there are many hubbers out there who might have the answer. Anyway, I haven't really try this before.

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      carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

      You can find it at most health food stores. I have a silly question...actually a few that I could not find answers to..Any suggestions?

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      greeneryday 5 years ago from Some tropical country

      Hello carol7777, almond butter? I know and eat peanut butter, but this is the first time I hear about the almond version, interesting, and thank you for sharing.

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      carol stanley 5 years ago from Arizona

      I just changed over from peanut butter to almond butter. It is milder but very good. We eat lots of nuts andI love reading about the benefits. It makes you feel healthier just reading. Thanks for an informative article.

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      greeneryday 5 years ago from Some tropical country

      Hi michememe, as long as you don't have any thyroid issue, you are good to go and drink almond milk... thanks & appreciate for stopping by :)

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      Miche Wro 5 years ago

      I love Almond Milk, I read the danger behind it. I don't drink it often, but from time to time, I have to have it. Great hub, with useful information.

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      greeneryday 5 years ago from Some tropical country

      Hello Angela Brummer, glad you you are here... thanks for stopping by... cheers!

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      greeneryday 5 years ago from Some tropical country

      Hi Mhatter99, I am a nut nut too, thanks for visiting...

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      Angela Brummer 5 years ago from Lincoln, Nebraska

      This is all news to me thanks for sharring!

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      Martin Kloess 5 years ago from San Francisco

      i am a nut nut