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Is it ok for diabetics to take almonds?

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Posted on : 06/May/2018 10:49:50




 
 
 
Diabetes is the fastest spreading complaint since recent time. This may be mainly attributed to the changing lifestyle and food habits.

Is it ok for the diabetics to eat almonds? Let us know the nutrients in almonds.

Each 100 grams of almond contains - 21 grams of carbohydrate, 21 grams of fat, 21 grams of protein, 0.211 milligrams of thiamine, 3.385 grams of niacin, 264 grams of Calcium, 99 milligrams of copper, 268 milligrams of Magnesium, 484 milligrams of Phosphorous, 705 milligrams of Potassium, and 1 milligram of Sodium.

Though almonds are rich in carbohydrates, it will still restrict the generation of insulin. If preferring to avoid packet food items, it is sufficient if an ounce of almonds is taken. An ounce of almond may contain 45 pieces.

It is not just right to mention that almonds are good for diabetics. It is worth mentioning that almonds are a good cure even for those who want to prevent being affected by diabetes.

Almonds are rich in Magnesium. If your body has the requisite amount of Magnesium, it can help prevent Diabetes 2 complaint.

Almonds are also being used as a source of carbohydrate. It contains lesser calories. Further, the carbohydrate content n almonds will not increase the blood quantity immediately. So, almonds are the best choice for diabetics.