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Beauty Tips Glossary - Almonds
Almond can be eaten as a dry fruit, soaked and used as a paste, the oil extracted is valuable for a several remedies, marzipan made with almonds adds to cakes.

Soak almonds overnight and grind into a smooth paste. Apply on the face and after 20 minutes wash gently. It smoothes the skin and removes blemishes.

Eating soaked almonds – just 4 – 5 of them – first thing in the morning is very beneficial as this helps the body to digest protein all day long.

Almond oil applied on the scalp rejuvenates hair growth and stimulates hair follicles.

Almond oil applied under the eyes overnight, reduces dark shadows.

A mask made with almond oil and a few drops of honey is really good for keeping away wrinkles.

A paste of almonds mixed with some rose water is an excellent and refreshing face wash.

Nuts, almonds - Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 575Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49g 76 %
   Saturated Fat 4g 19 %
   Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0  %
Sodium 1mg 0 %
Total Carbohydrate 22g 7  %
   Dietary Fiber 12.2g 49 %
   Sugar 4g
Protein 21g 42 %
Vitamin A 0%  Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 26%  Iron 21%
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.
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Nutrition summary

Calories

575

Fat

413.6 g

Carbs

88.2 g

Protein

73.6 g
Nuts, almonds
Percent breakdown of 575 total Calories (kcal)
Protein 12.81% (21.2 g x 3.5 Kcal/g = 73.6 kcal)
Fat 71.94% (49.42 g x 8.37 Kcal/g = 413.6 kcal)
Carbohydrate 15.34% (21.67 g x 4.1 Kcal/g = 88.2 kcal)

Vitamins

Nutrient Amount %DV
Betaine 0.5 mcg
Carotene, alpha 0 mcg
Carotene, beta 1  mcg
Choline 52.1 mg
Cryptoxanthin, beta 0  mcg
Folate, DFE 50  mcg 12.5 %
Folate, food 50  mcg 12.5 %
Folate, total 50  mcg 12.5 %
Folic acid 0  mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 1 mcg
Lycopene 0  mcg
Niacin 3.38  mg 16.92 %
Pantothenic acid 0.47 mg 4.69 %
Retinol 0  mcg
Riboflavin 1.01  mg 59.65 %
Thiamin 0.21 mg 14.07 %
Tocopherol, beta 0.29 mg
Tocopherol, delta 0.05 mg
Tocopherol, gamma 0.65 mg
Vitamin A 1  IU 0.02 %
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0.14 mg 7.15 %
Vitamin C 0 mg 0 %
Vitamin D 0 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 26.22 mg 87.4 %
Vitamin K 0  mcg 0 %

Protein and Amino Acids

Nutrient Amount %DV
Protein 21.22 g 42.44 %
Essential Aminos
Histidine 0.56 g
Isoleucine 0.7 g
Leucine 1.49 g
Lysine 0.58 g
Methionine 0.15 g
Phenylalanine 1.12 g
Threonine 0.6 g
Tryptophan 0.21 g
Valine 0.82 g
Non-essential Aminos
Arginine 2.45 g
Alanine 1.03 g
Aspartic acid 2.91 g
Cystine 0.19 g
Glutamic acid 6.81 g
Glycine 1.47 g
Hydroxyproline ~
Proline 1.03 g
Serine 0.95 g
Tyrosine 0.45 g
Methionine 0.15 g
Phenylalanine 1.12 g

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isGoodForHealth.com
Almonds really are a superfood for health. Thank you for the excellent information. Regards, Arnold Ray
isGoodForHealth.com  Saturday, June 28, 2014
nehakhandelwal
Almond oil has been used for thousands of years, and was introduced by Ayurveda more than 5,000 years ago. In India, those specializing in Ayurveda began using almond oil to aid nearly every type of skin condition as well as in relaxation treatments. Almond oil is loaded with vitamins and minerals that are good for your body’s surface as well as internally. Vitamin E is the most prevalent vitamin found in almond oil, and it also contains rich amounts of calcium and magnesium.
nehakhandelwal  Wednesday, September 05, 2012

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