Almonds are native to the Middle East and India. In Iran, India, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and countries in Central Asia, almonds are called badam. From its native region, almonds then spread to northern Africa and southern Europe. From southern Europe, almonds are brought to other parts of the world, especially California, the United States. The United… Continue reading Know More About Almond Plants
One cup of raw almond milk contains only 60 calories, it makes for a great substitute that will help you lose or maintain your current weight. Keep in mind that commercial varieties can be much higher in calories, as they contain added artificial sugars.
Almond milk contains no cow's milk or other animal products, making it a great option for vegans and those who are intolerant or allergic to milk. Many people are intolerant to milk sugar (lactose) and unable to completely digest it. Undigested lactose passes down to the colon where it is fermented by the resident bacteria,… Continue reading Almond Milk Is Dairy-Free
Raw almond milk is naturally rich in several vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin E. One cup (240 ml) of almond milk can provide 20–50% of your daily vitamin E requirement. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that can reduce inflammation, stress and the risk of disease.
Unsweetened raw almond milk is naturally low in sugar, making it suitable for those restricting their sugar intake, such as people with diabetes. However, it is important to note that many commercial varieties of almond milk are sweetened with artificial sugars and flavored with added artificial ingredients.