Avola almonds: Antioxidants, proteins and everything you need in you diet
From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you.fitness Updated: Jun 29, 2017 15:24 IST
From its superfood properties to its sustainability, Avola almond can help in filling the lost protein and fiber in your body to the fitter you.
Avola almonds are bigger in size from the normal variety and are usually used in pastries. Femalefirst.co.uk listed down the benefits of Avola almonds and why one should take it on daily basis:
* Three times more antioxidant content
Avola almonds have three times more polyphenol content than Californian almonds. Polyphenol is an antioxidant said to prevent degenerative diseases such as cancer, making it a superfood nut.
* Most sustainable nut in the world
The water used to grow avola almonds is natural rain water making them the most sustainable nut in the world. Good for you and the environment.
* Chemical-free and highest concentration of nutrients per gram than any other nut
The nut’s natural hard casing protects it from the elements, ensuring it is not penetrated by any chemicals and also retains nutrients making the avola crop very nutrient rich, which keeps you healthy.
* Natural source of protein
Avola almonds are a great way to get your protein hit from a natural source and they are also low in saturated fat.
* Contains complexion boosting Vitamin E
From combatting signs of ageing to boosting immunity, Vitamin E has many antioxidant properties and are packed into avola almonds. Vitamin E also promotes good circulation, regulates blood sugar, keeps your heart healthy, and protects against certain cancers.
* Power-packed with minerals
Potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and iron are all found in avola almonds and magnesium is the most represented mineral in the nut, which keeps your heart healthy and aids metabolism for weight loss.
* Good source of fibre
The nuts are a fantastic source of fibre to help maintain a healthy weight and lower cholesterol levels.
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First Published: Jun 27, 2017 09:32 IST