Almond is one of a good snack, try it with honey. The taste is amazing and also It fills your stomach and also provides you a nutritional punch. It has a high number of phytic acid. Phytic acid is considered a healthy antioxidant.
Almond has a high number of Vitamin E.
Vitamin E is one of the family, that is called as fat-soluble antioxidants. These oxidants help to prevent your cell from oxidative damage, as they tend to build up in cell membranes in a human body. It is also known as the world’s best source of vitamin E, as just an ounce provides 37% of the RDI.
The following is 1 ounce (28 grams) nutrition facts.
- Fiber: 3.5 grams
- Protein: 6 grams
- Fat: 14 grams (9 of which are monounsaturated)
- Vitamin E: 37% of the RDI
- Manganese: 32% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 20% of the RDI
- It also contains a good amount of copper, phosphorus and vitamin B2.
Almond control blood sugar level
Usually, all nuts are low in carbs but high in fats or healthy fats, protein and fiber. It also has a good amount of magnesium. As a matter of fact, 25-38% of people with type 2 diabetes have a magnesium deficiency. Bumping magnesium level significantly lowers blood sugar level and also it improves insulin function.
Weight loss and preventing weight gain
Almond has a good quantity of protein, fiber, and good fats, It is considered as a good snack, that helps hunger at bay while still satisfying carving. A study in 2015 has shown that almond calorie level is low, while it has high monounsaturated fat. Its diet leads to more weight loss as compared to a low-calorie diet with lots of complex carbohydrates.