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Almonds

    Almonds are a great cholestrol lowering food. Nearly 70 percent of the fat in almonts is mono saturated, a suggested substitute to saturated fats, to reduce the cholesterol levels. In fact eating almonds consistently lowers total cholesterol by four percent. This cholesterol lowering effect is similar to heart healthy foods such as oats and soy.




Benefits of Almonds:

    Almonds provide a number of benefits. They are used in different forms such as almond oil and almond paste. Here’s all you need to know about the health benefits of almonds:

  • Almonds have monounsaturated fats and a bit of polyunsaturated fats. These help lower bad cholesterol and at the same time, help maintain a healthy level of good cholesterol.
  • Crave for healthy skin? Almonds are known to help prevent the premature appearance of wrinkles. They are great to have if you get a lot of black-heads and pimples and have dry skin. Eat a handful everyday or opt for a weekly massage with almond oil to get a blowing complexion.
  • Want to get rid of dark circles? Rub some almond oil around your eyes. The oil regenerates tired cells and improves blood flow in that area, thereby getting rid of dark circles.
  • Premature graying of hair, dandruff and hair fall can all be treated using almond oil.
  • Almonds are extremely rich in copper, iron and vitamins. It you’re anemic, include this wonder nut in your diet.
  • Almonds are your best bet to combat constipation.
  • They also help one to maintain a healthy blood sugar level because of their high anti-oxidant properties.
  • When you go for a body massage, opt for almond oil. It is known for its regenerating properties and is also known to relieve stress.
  • Crush almonds into a fine powder and mix it with warm water. Consume this regularly as it is a source of good nutrition.