Excessive consumption of almonds is harmful for health

LifestyleExcessive consumption of almonds is harmful for health


We all know that eating almonds is beneficial for health. Almonds are rich in protein, fiber, good fat, vitamin A, vitamin E and magnesium. This is the reason why someone likes to eat soaked almonds, some like as a snack or some dry roast. Almonds are considered to be one of the healthiest nuts and hardly anyone will think that eating almonds can cause any harm. But if you eat more almonds than the limit, then this healthy snack also starts showing side effects on the body. So here are the disadvantages of eating more almonds, learn here.

Although almonds are rich in fiber, which helps to overcome the problem of constipation, but if too much almond is eaten, it can cause constipation, flatulence or loose motion. This is because our body cannot digest too much fiber. In such a situation, if you are increasing the intake of fiber, then you will also have to increase the intake of water. But the best way is to avoid almond overdose.

100 grams (half a cup) of almonds contains up to 25 grams of vitamin E and our daily requirement of vitamin E is only 15 grams. In such a situation, you can guess that if you consume 1 cup of almonds, then the daily vitamin V in the body will reach 3 times of vitamin E. Because of this you may feel weakness, diarrhea, or may have trouble seeing and may have a problem of seeing blurred.

100 grams of almonds contains 2.4 mg of manganese, which is the upper limit part of your daily needs. Apart from almonds, there are many things which contain manganese such as whole grain, tea, green leafy vegetables etc. In such a situation, if the amount of manganese is high in the body, then the effect of medicines like blood pressure medicine, antibiotics and laxatives starts to decrease.

Fat and calories are also high in almonds. 100 grams of almonds contains about 50 grams of monosaturated fat which is beneficial for your heart. But if your lifestyle is such that you do not have much physical activity and there is no chance of calorie burn, then eating more almonds will start accumulating fat and your weight will also increase.

A type of protein is found in almonds, which makes some people prone to oral allergies. There may be problems like itching in the mouth, itching in the throat, swelling of the tongue, mouth and lips. Also, if almonds are consumed more and the allergies increase, then problems such as vomiting, dizziness, low BP and headache may also occur.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, one should not consume more than one-third cup i.e. about 40 grams (10 to 15) almonds every day. Also, if you eat soaked almonds, the fiber in it will also be easier to digest and it will prove more beneficial for your health.

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