April 9, 2012

Almonds for Weight LossAlmonds are definitely among the healthiest natural foods, and consuming small amounts of almonds a day can provide us with a great deal of positive effects. Almonds are low on the glycemic index. They are rich in vitamin E and calcium, so these nuts can be recommended to those who suffer from anemia, insomnia, vision problems, heartburn, or stomach cramps. Almond extracts can be used to relieve coughs and other symptoms of respiratory problems. Almond kernels are used for producing almond oil, one of the most important and the most widely used oils for skin care. This natural product is rich in mono-saturated fats and fatty acids which are very useful to our cardiovascular health. However, almonds are quite high in calories, that is why the recommended daily dose of this food is only 10-15 kernels. According to the findings of a recent study, there are scientific grounds for recommending and effectively using almonds for weight loss. Read the rest of this entry »