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5 Reasons to eat more Almonds

Almonds make for a great snack as well as good additions to a number of dishes. They’ve certainly been featured in dishes that range from the savory to the sweet. But there are more reasons why you should eat almonds other than the fact that they taste good.

  1. They help you sleep

Having some trouble with insomnia? Well, you should be munching on some almonds. This is because almonds are a good source of magnesium and magnesium helps with your sleep. If you’re low on magnesium, you’ll have trouble sleeping.

  1. They help promote a healthy heart

Raw almonds contain a lot of healthy fat, such as monounsaturated fat. This type of fat can increase the levels of healthy cholesterol and helps with heart health.

  1. Keep your bones strong and healthy

Almonds have calcium, which helps promote healthy bones. In fact, almonds possess the highest levels of calcium in comparison to other nuts. 

  1. They help with your overall health

As stated before, almonds have magnesium. While magnesium helps you with your sleep, it also helps you in other areas, such as promoting the health of your organs and muscles. They also have Vitamin E, which helps against UV damage as well as inflammations that can be dangerous.

  1. They’re super versatile

If you want to take advantage of the health benefits of almonds, you should consider eating it daily. And what better way to do so than to add them in your food? Almonds can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, ranging from raw or toasted, blanched or unblanched. Whether you’re snacking on them after a workout or at the office or maybe adding them to your salad or oatmeal, you have plenty of ways in which you can add it to your diet.

So what are you waiting for? Go get yourself some almonds today!

November 03, 2015 by Amir Hosseini
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