Did you know on the 16th February the World Almond Day is celebrated?
And…Did you know that if you put the almonds under water before eaten them, a natural antioxidant acid is released making its nutritional properties are better absorbed?
The almond is an ancestral dry fruit that has been consumed since long time ago due to its beneficial aesthetic, nutritional and healing properties.
It is considered as a very complete dry fruit because its nutrients are a great source of vitamins, minerals, natural sugars and carbohydrates that help maintain a healthy lifestyle, in addition to stimulating curative processes.
Among all the medicinal properties, we can highlight the followings:
- ANTIOXIDANTS FOR OUR BODY:
Thanks to the big amount of antioxidants we can obtain from including almonds in our diet, our organism is positively influenced reducing the oxidative damage some food or some external chemical elements can hurt our body with illnesses or even cancer. That is why the daily consumption of a handful of almonds will help us to keep our body young and healthy.
- VITAMIN E FOR OUR BEAUTY:
The vitamin E is essential to maintain our nails and hair brighter and stronger, as well as a nourished and softer skin. Besides, it helps to reduce Alzheimer so this dry fruit is a great ally to keep an excellent natural beauty and good brain health.
- MAGNESIUM TO CONTROL OUR BLOOD SUGAR:
The Magnesium is an important mineral that helps to control our blood sugar. This is why the consumption of almonds is very healthy, especially for people who have diabetes or even for those who resist insulin.
- PHOSPORUS FOR OUR TEETH AND BONES:
Almonds also have a high percentage of phosphorus, which together with magnesium create a perfect combination to keep our teeth and bones stronger while preventing calcium from escaping into other soft organs, or into blood vessels, thus preventing cardiovascular accidents.