Attention: Here’s why you should eat almonds…

If you are told that there is a particular kind of dry fruit, which reduces the risk of complications…
from increased cholesterol, the likelihood of developing cancer of the colon, but also the risk of heart disease, wouldn’t you want to include in the diet?
This is exactly what you need to do with almonds! Their benefits to our health have been documented for centuries and modern research confirm to the fullest.
Almonds are a good source of vitamin E, copper, magnesium and high quality protein. They also contain high levels of healthy unsaturated fatty acids and several bioactive molecules (such as fibers, phytosterols, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants) which can help in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
See the unique benefits of almonds for health:
Reduce cholesterol
Research published in the medical journal American Diatetic Association showed that the consumption of almonds increases levels of vitamin E in plasma and in red blood cells in the blood and reduces levels of cholesterol. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that protects the cells from the wear and tear on a daily basis and prevents blocking of arteries and the oxidation of cholesterol.
Reduce the risk of colon cancer
Researchers from the university of California conducted a survey on the impact of consumption of almonds in various types of cancer and showed that the greatest effect was on cancer of the rectum. According to the authors of the study, the results showed that the consumption of almonds may reduce the risk of developing cancer of the colon, through a lipid-containing”. This research was published in the scientific journal Cancer Letters.
Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease
Almonds along with other nuts and seeds in general, are often associated with improved blood lipid levels, and with better heart health.
There is evidence that the consumption of almonds may help reduce coronary heart disease.
Research published in the medical journal Circulation, showed that when almonds are used as snacks in the diets of υπερλιπιδαιμικών individuals, can significantly reduce the risk factors of coronary heart disease, due to a higher content of lean (protein and fiber) and monounsaturated components.