Westpoint Naturals Organic Unblanched Almonds
Claimed health benefits include improved complexion, improved movement of food through the colon and the prevention of cance. Recent research associates the inclusion of almonds in the diet with elevating the blood levels of high density lipoproteins and of lowering the levels of low density lipoprotein. A controlled trial showed that 73g of almonds in the daily diet reduced LDL cholesteroll by as much as .4%, reduced the LDL:HDL ratio by 1%, and increased HDL-cholesteroll (., the good cholesteroll) by .6. In Ayurveday, an ancient System of health care that is native to the Indian subcontinent, almond is considered a nutritive for brain and nervous System. It is said to induce high intellectual level and longevity. Recent studies have shown that the constituents of almond have anti-inflammatory, immunity boosting, and anti-hepatotoxicity effect.