Dry Fruits always remind us of our childhood days when our mothers used to give us a handful of overnight soaked almonds to keep our minds sharp and improve our immunity. They were traditionally known as energy powerhouse because of the high content of nutrients. Dry fruits like almonds, raisins, walnuts, pista, cashews, apricot provide us innumerable benefits. Many people get confused about fruit candy or dry fruit candy with dried fruits and nuts in natural form. Let me clear the doubt, these candies are no less than sugar bomb with very less nutritional value.
Let’s stick around the topic and look for nuts that can crack your heart disease if eaten in moderation.
These brown, crispy and crunchy brain design delights are a treat to the taste buds. You can use them in salads or desserts or eat them alone, they will never disappoint you and taste good in almost all forms. Walnuts have several neuroprotective compounds such as vitamin E, Omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants which help to enhance cognitive function. Walnuts are the only ones with a significant amount of a certain type called alpha-linolenic acid. Alpha-linoleic acid acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and has actually been shown to help reduce plaque buildup in coronary arteries and thus helps to keep our arteries clear. Eating walnuts can improve cholesterol levels and the function of the small arteries and vessels within our bodies.
It is a portion of everyday food that one should never skip. People of all age groups should munch a handful of almonds daily. With the high content of monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamin E, almonds help in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. The magnesium and potassium in almonds also help to maintain normal blood pressure and heart function.
These small pack man looking nuts are an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, and fiber. With the richness of monounsaturated fatty acids, it helps in reducing high blood pressure. It also contains phytosterols that can help you reduces the absorption of dietary cholesterol from different foods and thus keeping the heart-healthy. So, to keep your body fit and heart-healthy, we recommend you to have a handful of pistachios in your daily diet.
Every dry fruit and nut is available in the market with a huge quality variation. We at Fruit of Afghan, bring the finest quality of nuts and get it delivered to your doorstep.