Almond tree is a species of tree, native of the Mediterranean climate region of the Middle East and south Asia. Almond is the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed from the almond tree.
Health studies have shown so many benefits associated with the consumption of almond seed. Consuming this unique seed at least 5-6 times every week as part of your daily diets, reduce the high risk of heart attack.
Again almond seed drastically lowers blood cholesterol level, protect the walls of the artery from damage, and reduce the risk of heart diseases because of the presence of flavonids found in the skin of almond.
Almonds are high in protein thus enables alkaline to form within the body system. When the body is well alkaline, it hardly suffer from cases of poor immune, overweight and osteoporosis. This seed contains riboflavin and L-carnitine nutrients that boost brain activities thereby reducing the risk of Alzheimer.
Due to the high protein content of this seed, it avail the body with healthy fats and seriously help in weight loss. More so, almond high protein content helps in the development of muscle mass in growing babies, gives enough strength and stamina for the oncoming delivery for pregnant women.
Also for pregnant women, almond seed contains high fiber that regulates bowels, improve vitamin E for good formation of hair and skin of the fetus, and increase calcium which in turn reduce the chances of hypertension during pregnancy and build the bones of the fetus.
Conclusively, almond is rich as a fruit and highly medicinal, thus a recommended snacks for all. Enjoy almond.
COMPILED BY: JOY NWATEH- LEONARD