Health Benefits and Other Info
· These nuts are rich source of energy and nutrients. They are especially, rich in mono-unsaturated
fatty acids like oleic and palmitoleic acids that help to lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increase HDL
or "good cholesterol."
· Research studies suggest that Mediterranean diet, which is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids helps
to prevent coronary artery disease and strokes by favoring healthy blood lipid profile.
Promoting Supple Skin
· The nuts are an excellent source of vitamin E; contain about 25g per 100g (about 170% of RDA).
Vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane
of mucus membranes and skin by protecting it from harmful oxygen free radicals.
· The sweet almond oil is obtained from the nuts is an excellent emollient; helps to keep skin well
protected from dryness. It has also been used in cooking, and as “carrier or base oil” in traditional
medicines as aromatherapy, in pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry.
· Almonds are free in gluten and therefore, are a popular ingredient in the preparation of gluten-free
· Such formula preparations are in fact healthy alternatives in people with wheat food allergy and
· Not only are they good sources of protein, but they are also rich source of minerals like manganese,
potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.
· Almond nuts are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals and are packed with numerous health
promoting phyto-chemicals; this kind of well-balanced food ensure prevention against diseases with
a healthy diet.
· These nuts are packed with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin,
thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates. These vitamins functions as co-factors for enzymes
during cellular substrate metabolism.