The almond consumption has very good consequences for people’s health. This nut is usually used to reduce constipation, cold, anaemia, impotence, diabetes or breathing and cardiovascular problems. Besides, it also helps to take care of hair, teeth and skin, preventing in the later case the psoriasis.
The almond is a huge nutritional source and it offers more benefits than the most of the other nuts. It is rich in vitamin E, calcium, phosphorus, iron and magnesium. It also contains other elements as zinc, selenium, copper and niacin.
Consuming almond with an empty stomach also produce benefits, as for instance the increase and acceleration to absorb nutrients.
This food is located all over the world. Apart from our country it is also produced in big amounts in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Israel.
The almond offers both sweet and bitter flavour and both can be easily found. Traditionally, the sweet ones can be consumed raw or as part of salads, stews and sauces. The bitter ones are used to produce oils, although it can be also used to dress some dishes or even make some drinks. The almond milk, for instance, it is an alternative to the cow milk that is less nutritive.