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Benefits of Almonds

Nutrition Tip: Benefits of eating almonds.

 

AlmondsPacked with protein, fibre and essential fats, nuts are  very popular choice when it comes to snacking. One of the most popular types of nut are almonds. Here are five reasons to consider this food in your diet.

1: Rich in vitamin E: This nutrient supports the condition and appearance of your skin, giving you a healthy look. Vitamin E has also been know to contain some cancer fighting qualities too.

2: Good source of calcium: A question that I get asked on a regular basis is how to get a healthy source of calcium if you avoid dairy? Almonds are a great choice. Calcium supports healthy and strong teeth and bones.

3: Heart health: The skin on almonds contain a compound called flavonoids, essential for supporting a healthy heart.

4: Keep you feeling full for longer: Forget what the media tell you about fat. It’s essential for good health. Almonds are a a great source of healthy fat which has so many health benefits but will also keep you feeling full for longer, preventing any unhealthy snacking on processed sugary products. Along with the protein and fibre content, almonds are a very healthy food to eat.

5: Rich in magnesium: A powerful tool for lowering high blood pressure, which reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes.