Trivia Wednesday: Almonds
*contains laetrile (anti-cancer)
*increase good cholesterol
*reduce heart diseases
*reduce bad cholesterol - almond skin risk in polyphenol antioxidants help prevents harmful oxidation of LDL cholesterol
*good source of protein
*rich in vitamin E
*reduce hunger - helps weight loss, and helps boost metabolism slightly
*can assist with blood sugar control (since 25-38% of type 2 diabetic are deficient in magnesium
*magnesium also helps lower blood pressure
*full of many minerals: copper, manganese, magnesium, and phosphorus
*rich in monounsaturated fat
*great source of nutrients: antioxidants, fats, fiber, Riboflavin (B2)
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Inara Ren Kazumi
Grew up in NY and always had a strong passion for well being and balance in life.