HEALTH BENEFITS OF ALMOND ( Badam )

Almond is one of the most healthiest  seeds of a tree native to South Asia and  the Middle East.

 

Other names of  Almond  –

  • Prunus amygdalus ( Botanical name )
  • Vadam kottai ( Tamil ) 
  • Badam ( Hindi )

 

Calories  in  Almond ( Badam ) :  655 K.cal / 100 gm

 

Major Nutrients Present in Almond:

Major Nutrients Present in Almond ( Badam)

 

 

 

 

 

Health Benefits of Almond ( Badam) :

  • Reduce heart attack risk  and lower the LDL cholesterol level in blood.
  • Protect artery walls from damage because of the presence of flavonoids and vitamin E.
  • Almonds help build strong bones and teeth.
  • Provide healthy fat and aiding weight loss.
  • Almonds lower the rise of blood sugar and insulin after meals.
  • Almonds contain riboflavin, L-carnitine, so they reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Nourish the nervous system.
  • Alkalize the body.

REFERENCES:
Major Nutrients Present- Nutritive Value of Indian Foods from National Institute of Nutrition.

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