Posted by Adaora Anozie

On July 7, 2016

Almond is a deciduous tree in the rose family, native to Asia and Northern African.

Almond fruit is frequently used as a healthy solution for relief from constipation, respiratory disorders, coughs, impotency, and diabetes.

Almond fruit reduces heart attack risk. People who consume nuts five times a week have about a 50 percent reduction in risk of heart attack

Prevention of cancer. Almond fruit improves the movement of food through the colon, thereby preventing build-up and subsequent colon cancer.

Good for pregnancy: Almonds contain folic acid, which helps reduce the incidence of birth defects in new born babies.

However, almond fruit contains oxalates, and excessive oxalates can cause crystallization, which can lead to a host of different issues. People that have kidney or gallbladder problems should avoid eating almonds.