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5 Almond Nutritional Facts You Didn’t Know About.- 24 Mantra Organic

5 almond nutritional facts you didn’t know about.- 24 Mantra Organic

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5 Almond Nutritional Facts That Will Amaze You!

Organic Food
15.12.2020

Versatile, delicious, portable, and nutritious – it is not for no reason that almonds are the favourite of many. You can choose to eat it as it is, consume it as a drink on munch on the salted or roasted version of it. Either way, you’re going to enjoy it.

Organic almonds not only provide essential nutrients required for your body, but they are also rich in antioxidants as well.

The dry fruit is commonly referred to as a ‘nut’ when in fact the edible part of the almond is in actuality the seed while the almond itself belongs to the ‘drupe’ family. Also known as ‘stone fruits’, almonds are characterized by a strong rind that envelopes the shell holding the seed.

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But what is astonishing about the dry fruit is the fact that it is packed with so much goodness and nutrients that its numerous health benefits have far-reaching effects on those who consume it regularly.

 

Almond Nutritional Facts 

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1. Protein Content – According to Medical News Today, an ounce of almonds contains one-eighth of the protein one should consume on a daily basis.
2. Overall nutritional content – The numerous health benefits of almonds stems from the fact that the dry fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fibre.
3. Almond contains unsaturated fat – Although almonds have high levels of fat in them because it is unsaturated, the risk of developing bad cholesterol significantly reduces. In fact, the American Heart Association maintains that the unsaturated fats present in almonds improves the blood cholesterol of the people who consume it.
4. Rich in Vitamin E – As per a study conducted by the National Library of Medicine, eating almonds could increase the vitamin E levels in the red blood and plasma cells in your body. The study further concluded that these stone fruits even reduce the overall levels of cholesterol. Since vitamin E is an antioxidant, it is able to put an end to the oxidation process that allows cholesterol to clog your arteries.
5. Almonds aid in weight loss – Research suggests that since almonds have low levels of carbohydrates but high amounts of proteins, healthy fats, and fibre, eating the dry fruit as a morning snack could lead you to feel full soon after. Following this, you’d have a significantly lesser appetite to eat anything else that might cause you to gain weight.

 

The Nutritional Content of Almonds

Here’s a look at the nutritional information for one ounce (23 whole kernels) of almonds:

Nutrients Amount in one ounce % Daily Value *
Calories 164
Total Fat 14.2 gms 22%
Saturated Fat 1.1g 5%
Total Carbohydrate 6.1g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Protein 6g 12%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 76.4mg 6%
Potassium 208.2mg 4%
Phosphorus 136.6mg 11%
Fibre 3.6gm 14%
Zinc 0.9mg 8%
Vitamin E 7.3mg 49%

Almond nutritional value per 28gms.
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Wrapping Up

Making organic almonds a part of your daily diet will not only rid your body of the usual chemicals present in your diet, but it will also provide you with a healthy dose of nutrients and subsequent health as well.

Try 24 Mantra Organic’s Almonds and savour the taste of organic goodness.

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