Almonds are nuts loaded with nutrients. They contain fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. The benefits of almonds are many as they are a good source of minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium.
Almonds provide vitamin E which is a potent anti-oxidant. Almond skin also has flavonoids which have antioxidant properties. Almonds are rich sources of mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs and PUFAs). Almond flavonoids and vitamin E have antioxidant activity and may help to prevent oxidation of LDL-C the bad cholesterol which is a contributing factor of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).
- Rich source of energy
- Good source of protein
- Almonds contain good quality fat
- Rich source of dietary fiber
- Provides calcium
- Almonds are a good source of potassium
- Almond consumption and effect on lipid profile
net weight: 200g
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