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6 HEALTH BENEFITS OF DRY FRUITS

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Written by Saloni Chachan

Dry fruits are packed with essential nutrients. Right from skin benefits to medicinal benefits, dry fruits are the powerhouse of vitamins and minerals that will help you cure your diseases.

Here are benefits of dry fruits that you must add in your diet –

ALMONDS (Badaam)

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Almonds are rich in vitamin E, Magnesium, and Potassium all of which goes hand in hand. It promotes healthy heart function, improves blood circulation, and normalizes blood pressure. It also helps in weight loss and solves constipation. Almond paste, when applied over the face gives healthy skin glow while almond oil on the scalp cures hair problems. Eat in small quantities (4-7) to get a handful of health benefits.

CASHEW NUT (Kaaju)

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Cashew nuts don’t have cholesterol which is good for cardiovascular health. It provides fiber and protein to the body. It is rich in anti oxidants that help fight against cancer producing radicals. Regular consumption of cashews can promote healthy gums and teeth.  Eat 5-10 cashews to cope up with stress.

WALNUT (Akhrot)

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Walnuts are rich in omega 3 fatty acids which provide anti inflammatory benefits. They are called ‘brain food‘ because it is known to promote a healthy brain. It helps to cure cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. You can add it in your desserts, salads or just eat them raw.

RAISINS (Kishmish)

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Soak raisins overnight in water to relieve constipation. It helps in gaining weight as they are full of glucose and fructose that gives a lot of energy. It is an ideal part of the diet for Athletes and body builders.It promotes healthy bone and also is also good for eye and dental care.

PISTACHIO (Pista)

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Pista stabilizes blood sugar, so, it is good for diabetic people. It contains good fats can help lower cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart diseases. Pista is an excellent source of vegetable protein and fiber. You can add it to your diet like grains, vegetables, and fruits to get extra nutrients. Even pista ice cream flavors are available.

DATES (Khajoor)

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It is one of the famous dry fruits as it is packed with essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals. It helps relieve constipation and intestinal disorders. Date consists sugar and fats which help in gaining weight. One date has 20 calories (equals to one spoon of sugar) but it is healthy. Ripe dates contain potassium that controls diarrhea.

 

 

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Saloni Chachan