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Health benefits of almonds
Almonds contain relatively high levels of vitamin E. Vitamin E and other antioxidants help prevent oxidative damage in the body. Scientists have also tentatively linked a higher vitamin E intake with a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Almonds help manage weight
According to research trusted source appearing in 2015, eating almonds as a mid-morning snack can leave a person feeling full for some time. Feeling full can help people lose weight, as they will be less tempted to seek more snacks.
Reduce the Risk of Diabetes
Start your day right with a bowl of breakfast cereal sprinkled with almonds. Studies show that eating almonds with your cereal slows down the absorption of the carbohydrates in the cereal. This has been proven to lower your risk for developing high blood sugar and diabetes.
Almonds maintain a healthy brain function
Almond prevent cognitive decline and support healthy neurological activity, reducing the inflammatory processes in the brain. Elders and adults with a high risk of developing cognitive diseases are encouraged to make a habit out of eating almonds on a daily basis or at least several times per week.
Almonds boost bone health
Almonds contain calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, vitamin K, protein, and zinc, all of which contribute to bone health. Experts have recommended almonds as a way to obtain some of these nutrients.
- by Krishna Kisi
- by Republica
- by Republica