Almonds have been one of the most favoured dry fruits since ages. We have all heard those tales of eating badam every day for good memory. Our grannies would not miss a day making sure we have had our quota of badam. And here’s the thing, they are right! It contains antioxidant benefits of vitamin E which helps in increasing our retention levels and has been extensively associated with good heart heath. There have been endless rumours about almonds being a “fattening nut" but on the contrary, there have been many reads about them keeping you full for longer periods. They are lower in carbs and rich in protein and fiber. But, anything in excess is always damaging so make sure you include just the right amount of almonds regularly in your diets.
Are you crazy about your health? Well, it’s time for you to go nuts then!
There are a lot of recipes you can try pairing up with almonds, here are a few!
Rather than serving badams only on your festival trays, make sure you chew them on a daily basis for being healthy and fit. We are sure; you can give almonds a tiny space in your heart and your kitchen!
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