Friday, April 13, 2012

Benefits of Almond‏

Happy Friday!

Almonds are one of the most nutritious of all nuts, they are rich in vitamins and minerals that help build a healthy heart, especially vitamin E. And these little nutrient nuggets are cholesterol free, adding almonds to your diet is a great way to keep that risk under control.

I just recently bought Almond Milk, Almond Butter and Almond Oil after reading all the benefits Almonds has to offer for good health. I’ve always eaten raw almonds as a snack and can’t get enough! So after trying Almond Butter on my toast in the mornings, I fell in love even more. I actually like it more than peanut butter now! I have found a little nutritional facts of adding Almond into your diet. Read on...


Benefits of Almond Milk
Almond milk is great for those who are lactose intolerant, because it doesn't contain any lactose. Almond milk also contains no soy, so it's good for those who suffer from soy allergies. Because almond milk doesn't contain casein, a milk protein that's chemically similar to gluten, almond milk is appropriate for those who suffer from gluten allergies.

Benefits Almond Butter
Almond butter is simply made of almonds, crushed up and smoothed into a delicious spread. Almond butter is a good source of protein; it's packed with monounsaturated fats, which are good for the heart, and helps to control blood sugar. It can be found in the health food section of most grocery stores.

 
Benefits of Almond Oil
Almond oil can be used for beauty and health purposes. There are numerous benefits of almond oil. Read on to find about the secrets of almond oil.

Almond oil is a rich source of vitamin E and is beneficial in many ways. Almonds have high contents of fats. Raw almond oil enhances the taste of the food including salads, grains and toasts. Besides being a nutritious food, almonds have many cosmetic benefits. Almond oil is pale yellow in colour and it is extracted from almond kernels. Apart from vitamin E it also contains vitamin D and other nutritious components.

Almond oil for the skin
Sweet almond oil is one of the most popular
essential oils used in aromatherapy. Pure almond oil can be used as carrier oil in aromatherapy or massage therapy. Almond oil is suitable for any skin type. You do not have to worry how it will react on your skin type. The benefits of almond oil for the skin, improves complexion and retains glow, moisturises better and deeper, soothes skin irritation and inflammation, delays ageing process, lightens dark circles, relieves dry and itching skin, nourishes the skin. Makes it smooth and soft and cures chapped lips and body rashes. Beautiful skin will be no more just a dream.

Almond oil for the hair
Pour a few drops of almond oil in your palm. Dip your fingertips and apply gently on your scalp. Massage slowly in small circular motions and feel the comfort .Almond oil adds luster to the hair making them healthy. Due to cosmetic benefits of sweet almond oil it is used in many beauty treatments. Some benefits of almond oil nourishes hair and smoothes hair cuticles, makes hair long, strong and thick, massaging with almond oil adds shine to the hair and controls hair fall.

Almond oil for the health
Eating raw almonds can give you innumerable health benefits. There are many other uses of almond oil. Consuming almond oil is beneficial for digestive system. When used in aromatherapy it has calming and cleansing effects. Almond oil also releases pain. It is used as an effective painkiller. Some health benefits of almond oil regular consumption of almond oil helps reduce cholesterol, nourishes the brain and nervous system, enhances intellectuality and endurance and application of almond oil provides relief to strained muscles

Now that the cat is out of the bag, you can use almond oil daily and add it to your hair care and skin care routine. Let a few drops of almond oil work like a magic spell to transform you into a more beautiful you.


Benefits of Raw Almonds
Eating almonds raw by the handful is the easiest way to obtain all of their healthful benefits. Almonds supply a wealth of essential nutrients required for good health. Almonds are a satisfying snack by themselves and make a delicious addition to foods such as salads, desserts, snack mixes, rice pilaf, yogurt, and poultry or fish entrees.

Hope you have a lovely weekend my social friends :)
Amanda xo

8 comments:

  1. I recently discovered almond butter as well and really like it :) & love snacking on raw almonds!

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    1. Try it will Rye toasted bread, half sliced banana, drizzle manuka honey and sprinkle chia black seeds. So good for you :)

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  2. Fantastic post! never knew you could get almond butter! I am going to buy almond milk and oil the next time I go shopping. Thanks so much!!!!

    Joelyne
    The Sydney Girl
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    1. Thank you! I love it and so much better than peanut butter. If you find it a bit dry drizzle some honey on top :)

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  3. Lovely blog with s many inspiring ideas! Congratulations on your work:)
    Would you like to follow each other?

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    1. Thank you Laura, following you :)

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  4. Thanks so much sweetie, I just followed back!:X

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