Health Blog | Drugstore Nigeria

Health, health information and fitness blog



What is Almondnuts used for?

Almondnuts are the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis commonly called the almond tree. Almondnuts contain vitamins, minerals, protein, and fibre that are needed for the proper development and functioning of the body daily. Almond nuts are available in Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is the composition of Almondnuts?

Almondnuts contain;

•          Lipids-around 50%

•          Carbohydrates-around 20%

•          Fiber-3.5g

•          Proteins-6g

•          Fat-14g

•          Vitamin E-37% of the RDI

•          Manganese-32% of the RDI

•          Magnesium-20% of the RDI

•          Copper

•          Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

•          Phosphorous.

What are the benefits of taking Almondnuts?

•          Almondnuts are highly nutritious and rich in healthy fats, vitamins and minerals.

•          Almondnuts are also used to produce almond milk, oil, butter, flour or paste which is also known as marzipan.

•          Almondnuts are a high source of antioxidants. Antioxidants help protects the cell from oxidative damage which is a major contributor to ageing and diseases.

•          Almondnuts are high in Vitamins E which is a family of fat-soluble antioxidants.

•          Almondnuts can help with blood sugar control because they are low in carbs but high in healthy fats, protein and fibre.

•          Almondnuts helps to lower blood pressure level because it contains Magnesium and cholesterol levels in the body.

•          Almondnuts help in weight loss.

How many Almondnuts should be taken Daily?

You should take about 10-15 almond nuts daily or follow your physician’s instructions.

How to take Almondnuts

•          Almondnuts should be chewed and not swallowed as a whole

•          It is good to soak almond nuts in water overnight and then eat them in the morning. This will make the fibre present in almond nuts to be more bioavailable. 

•          It is safest to eat four almonds daily or eat only up to 5-7 almonds.

When is the best time to eat Almondnuts?

Almond nuts should be eaten in the morning to get the maximum benefit from it.

What are the Side Effects of taking Almondnuts?

Taking too much almond nuts can lead to;

•          Constipation

•          Reduced nutrient intake by the body

•          Weight gain

•          Allergies

•          Kidney stone

•          An overdose of vitamin E which can lead to blood coagulation and haemorrhage

•          Cyanide poisoning can lead to difficulty breathing and death.

Is Almondnuts safe in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding?

Consult your doctor before chewing almond nuts if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Where to buy Almondnuts in Nigeria

Almond nuts are available in Drugstore ng, Nigeria’s largest pharmacy store.


You Might Also Like