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10 Benefits of Almonds For good Health and Beauty

Updated on May 9, 2011

Varieties of Almonds

Almonds originated in ancient China and Central Asia centuries ago.In the mid 1700's the Franciscan Padres brought almonds to California.Growing Almonds is a year round business.It needs hot Summers,cool winters,some rain and irrigation.

There are many different varieties of Almonds.There are about 25 varieties of Almonds produced in California.The major 10 varieties are Nonpareil ,Carmel ,Butte ,Padre ,Mission ,Monterey ,Sonora ,Fritz ,Peerless ,Price.Each variety is having its own advantages.Here we will discus overall benefit of Almonds.

10 Major Health benefits of Almonds.

1.Almond regulates cholesterol.Regular consumption of Almonds increases HDL (Good cholesterol) and reduces LDL (Bad Cholesterol).

LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein):According to ,lipoproteins are the form in which lipids are transformed in the blood.LDL transports cholestrol from liver to the tissues of the body.LDL cholesterol i therefore considered the bad cholesterol.

HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) transports cholesterol from the tissues of the body to the liver.Therefore it is considered as good cholesterol.

2.Almond reduces risk of Heart diseases.Several studies reveled the fact that nut consumption is linked to a lower risk of heart disease.When Almonds ,independently known to lower cholesterol are combined in a healthy way of eating is beneficial for health.

3.Almonds regulate blood pressure.Potassium is needed to regulate blood pressure.Almonds are rich in potassium(207 mg/ounce)

4.Helpful in reducing the risk of Cancer.Prevents colon cancer

5.Almonds soaked in water are helpful for growing children.Many nutritions present in Almond are good for development of brain.

6.It helps to raise Insulin levels and reduces after meal raises in blood sugar which good for Diabetic patients,and protects others from diabetes.

7.Folic Acid is very essential for pregnant women.It helps to reduce the birth defects.

8.Almonds are rich in nutrition value contains Iron and vitamins which are helpful in treating Anemia.

9.Antioxidant properties of Almonds are good for health.

10.Nutritions supplied by Almonds are beneficial to increase bone mineral density ,which is good for our skeletal system.

Benefits of Almonds-Beauty

  • Almonds are rich in Vitamin E which is good for beautiful skin and hair
  • Almond oil is a best massage oil which rejuvenates the body.It is also good for skin
  • Almond oil can be applied as moisturizer for skin.
  • Almond oil can used to treat all types of hair problems

Also see Fruits and Vegetables that helps to increase Hemoglobin naturally


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    • Little Grandmommy profile image


      5 years ago from Small Town Tennessee

      I love almonds. I always keep a bag of slivered almonds around. I like to put them in my cold cereal, in my oatmeal and in stirfry. Thumbs up on a really good hub!

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      Maryam khan 

      6 years ago

      Very useful information

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      6 years ago from Oahu Hawaii

      A thorough and very informative article. Voted up, interesting and useful!

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      Tuesdays child 

      7 years ago from In the garden

      Never knew almonds were so good for a person. Thanks for the great information!!


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