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Almonds

Almonds are often called the king nut to crack, although in science, he is stone fruit. Either way, the almond tree belongs to the family of pink, plum mind. True, the more common almond bush. It is home to Central Asia, but the general fame was assured even from ancient times, because the travelers were transported almond seedlings and planted around the world. And yet, it was a very expensive delicacy available only to the highest person in the state. True, it was possible not only because of excellent taste of almonds, but also its valuable properties that traditional healers noticed and used in the treatment of various diseases.

What is interesting is that in America, did not initially grows almonds, and now California - the largest supplier of almonds worldwide. After the Pilgrims brought valuable seedlings to the Americas, they were seat across the continent, and they are well accustomed. Consumers also appreciated the fruits grown in Spain and Jordan.

Since ancient times, a legend of almonds as the fruit that brings good luck, prosperity, love, health and happiness in the house. Many people treat their guests to the wedding, to the character helped young find anything that pays this nut (let's leave the name as common).

Properties of almonds

The first thing that should be noted in almonds - high content of monounsaturated fats, which are very useful to humans. They contribute to the removal of cholesterol from the body. The presence of vitamin almonds make very useful for the construction and normal functioning of cells, which enables push aging. And vitamin E has antioxidant properties and is also considered a vitamin of youth - it helps prevent cancer.

Of minerals in almonds lot of magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and calcium. The combination of these substances makes almonds useful for the cardiovascular system and the body as a whole.

Almonds are often called the king nut to crack, although in science, he is stone fruit. Either way, the almond tree belongs to the family of pink, plum mind. True, the more common almond bush. It is home to Central Asia, but the general fame was assured even from ancient times, because the travelers were transported almond seedlings and planted around the world. And yet, it was a very expensive delicacy available only to the highest person in the state. True, it was possible not only because of excellent taste of almonds, but also its valuable properties that traditional healers noticed and used in the treatment of various diseases.

What is interesting is that in America, did not initially grows almonds, and now California - the largest supplier of almonds worldwide. After the Pilgrims brought valuable seedlings to the Americas, they were seat across the continent, and they are well accustomed. Consumers also appreciated the fruits grown in Spain and Jordan.

Since ancient times, a legend of almonds as the fruit that brings good luck, prosperity, love, health and happiness in the house. Many people treat their guests to the wedding, to the character helped young find anything that pays this nut (let's leave the name as common).