ISLAMABAD – Dry fruits are small but are extremely rich sources of minerals and proteins. Every diet specialist always recommends a handful of dry fruits in our diet in order to keep us healthy and fit.
Dry fruits possess a lot of medicinal properties because of the ample amount of nutrients that are present in them. Though the dry fruits are really expensive and are regarded as delicacies but the health benefits that they possess makes them worth their price. This article consists of the top ten health benefits that different dry fruits have and therefore the reasons to include dry fruits in our diet if we want to stay healthy and sound.
Benefits of dry fruits are as below:
Dry fruits especially almonds are considered to be very effective for improving hemoglobin. Almonds help in the formation of new blood cells and also increase the hemoglobin level in the blood. Unsaturated fats, vitamin B, phosphorus, copper and iron present in nuts helps in the proper functioning of all the crucial organs of our body. Prunes, which are a good source of potassium, Vitamin A, fiber and copper helps in keeping the energy levels high throughout the day.
Beneficial for constipation:
Many dry fruits have the ability to treat intestinal disturbances. Raisins, when ingested, swells up as the fiber available in them absorbs the water thereby giving us relief for constipation. Pistachios also contain fiber which helps us to feel riddled for more period of time. It also helps in operating the digestive system normally, hence preventing constipation. Dates are also well known for treating constipation.
Cashews have zero cholesterol level and is very advantageous for maintain low cholesterol levels. Pistachios also contain fat and are thus very helpful in lowering high cholesterol levels. Almonds have essential fatty acids that help in reducing cholesterol and promoting blood circulation. Raisins are the ones loaded with magnesium, potassium, iron and phosphorus and thus promote blood circulation.
Prevent Hair loss:
Almonds are the most important dry fruits when it comes to treat hair problems. Applying almond oil on the scalp has proven to be very effective in curing several hair problems. It helps to prevent hair loss and adds shine and luster to dull hair. It also promotes hair growth. Apart from this, massaging the scalp with almond oil also helps in relieving us from headache and is considered as the best home remedy to cure headache.
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