Almonds

Almonds

Almonds contain unsaturated fatty acids, proteins, fibre, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium and phytochemicals. It is also a good source of vitamin E. Almond oil is used extensively by the cosmetic industry.

 Vitamin E acts like antioxidant and thus reduces coronary risk.
 They have cholesterol lowering effect.
 Its proteins are highly digestible.
 Being rich in vitamin E it nourishes skin and hair.
 Regular intake of almonds act as a tonic for brain, ear, hair and skin.
 Its also good for diabetics because of its low carbohydrate and high protein content.

Proteins & Fats content of Nuts

Proteins

Fats

Almonds

20.60 %

53.90 %

Cashew nut

21.30 %

46.90 %

Walnut

15.60 %

64.50 %

Almond oil is used for skin massage. It can be used for falling hair. To improve complexion equal amount of honey and almond oil can be applied on the face.