Biologist Sozykin: almonds can be used as a product to lower blood sugar

Biologist Alexander Sozykin told how a daily handful of almonds can benefit the body.

According to Sozykin, in the absence of contraindications, it is useful to eat from 10 to 16 almonds.

“Almonds are a source of essential amino acids, protein, monounsaturated fatty acids (Omega-3), fiber, vitamins E, B2, B7, B9, B12 and others, potassium, calcium, chromium, manganese, magnesium, copper, phosphorus,” the specialist shared with Life.
Sozykin noted that being a source of antioxidants, almonds prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood and the formation of atherosclerotic plaques. Taking it daily can help lower blood pressure.
Another beneficial property of this nut is its positive effect on the balance of glucose in the blood. Biologist Sozykin said that almonds can be used as a product to lower blood sugar.

“Almonds can be used as a product to lower blood sugar levels, since they are a source of magnesium… almonds help prevent the development of insulin resistance, they are especially useful for people with type 2 diabetes,” added the biologist.
In addition, regularly eating almonds is prevention of anemia. This effect is due to the fact that the nut contains iron and vitamins that promote the production of hemoglobin.

The portal previously wrote about what products milk should not be combined with.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Alexander Sozykin Alexander Sozykin Healthy lifestyle Associate Professor of the Department of Physiology, Human Ecology and Biomedical Knowledge of the State University of Education