Did you know that there is a dedicated day for Almonds? You might be surprised to hear about National Almond Day! On this occasion, we would like to educate our readers regarding the amazing health benefits that almonds possess. Apart from their high nutritional value which you might already know, almonds help to maintain bone as well as dental health!
Read on to explore the incredible uses of this exceptionally healthy nut: –
1. Almond Milk
Almond milk is very easy to prepare and is healthy for bones and teeth. Why buy processed milk from stores when you can prepare the perfect milk that doesn’t even need refrigeration? That’s right! Almond milk doesn’t contain chemicals or preservatives. It does not even require refrigeration. Try milk made from almond at home and you would not want to drink anything else.
2. A Shake of Almond
Mixing milk, yogurt and sugar with almonds will give you a stupendous shake which is enriched with nutrition. This is what we call ‘Almond Shake’ and it is rich in nutritional value. Not to brag about its vitamin content as well, this delicious taste is certain to keep you energetic throughout the day.
- Try Adding almonds in the smoothie you enjoy the most as it can boost the calorific value and also serves as an added taste.
3. Chop some Nuts in your Breakfast
Chopping almonds and adding it to your breakfast will be the perfect topping you could ask for. Almonds will make it more exciting for you to have breakfast in the mornings and you wouldn’t want to skip it!
4. Natural Face Scrub
Did you know that you can apply almonds to your face? Mixing a little bit of honey or lemon with almonds can be the perfect face scrub that you could ask for. This will add a touch of glow to your skin and increase your skin’s texture.
5. Eat Almonds along with Dry Fruits
Almonds when consumed along with other assorted dry fruits are great energy boosters. So, whenever you are going for a workout session or hiking, take a quick bite of almonds along with some dry fruits. This will keep your energy levels high and keep you active.
6. Healthy Replacement to your Junk Food
Almonds can indeed replace your junk food cravings in a healthy manner. Whenever you feel like grabbing a bag of potato chips while watching your favorite cricket match, opt for almonds as munchies instead! This will also help decrease bad cholesterol levels in your body.
7. Control Diabetes
Almonds are diabetic friendly. In case you are diabetic, eating almonds as an evening snack is an easy way to fight Type 2 Diabetes. Almonds are known to decrease the blood cholesterol levels and also help in maintaining the level of blood glucose in your body.
8. Hair & Body Oil
Almond oil is the one stop solution for all your skin and hair problems. Almond oil is known to decrease dandruff in hair and helps in preventing skin diseases. Besides, almond oil also has a rich smell which you would love to carry on your hair.
9. Use Almonds in Pizzas & Salad
Almond flour can be used to make perfectly delicious pizzas. True story! You can also include almonds instead of a traditional mix of fruits & vegetables. This will add crunchiness to your salad and make it irresistibly tasty.
Which one of these uses impressed you the most by taking you by surprise? Share with us your thoughts in the comments section below and join hands with us to celebrate #NationalAlmondDay.