Almonds are the edible seeds of Prunus dulcis, more commonly called the almond tree. Almond trees may have been one of the earliest trees that people cultivated. In Jordan, archaeologists have found evidence of domesticated almond trees dating back some 5,000 years. They are native to the Middle East, but the US is now the world’s largest producer. The almonds you can buy in stores usually have the shell removed, revealing the edible nut inside. They are sold either raw or roasted. They are also used to produce almond milk, oil, butter, flour or paste — also known as marzipan.
Almonds boast an impressive nutrient profile. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of almonds contains Fiber of 3.5 grams, Protein of 6 grams, Fat of 14 grams (9 of which are monounsaturated), Vitamin E of 37% of the RDI, Manganese of 32% of the RDI, and Magnesium of 20% of the RDI.
It is said that if 3-4 almonds are eaten in a day, it is beneficial for health. At the same time, if it is eaten excessively then it also causes health damage. Now you will know which health condition should not be consumed in almonds.
- People who have high blood pressure should not eat almonds at all.
- Almonds should not be consumed in the case of kidney stones or gall bladder disease, because it is not beneficial.
- There is a lot of fiber in almonds which is good for digestion. At the same time, digestive problems begin to occur after taking an overdose of almonds.
- Almonds are found in high amounts of vitamin E and overdose causes headaches, fatigue.
- If you are taking antibiotic medicine due to any health problem, do not eat almonds.