Almond Flour (Pure Blanched) - 400 gms
Almond flour of pure blanched almonds for the keto diet. To put it simply means that the skin has been removed from the almond and turned into an almond flour. Raw almonds typically have a layer of red-brown skin enclosing the nut. This pure blanched almond flour is used in many diets like the KETO diet and your regular healthy diet. It is rich in protein, low carb - high in dietary fibre. Used widely in making bakery products like homemade cakes, biscuits and bread.
Almond flour is a popular alternative to traditional wheat flour. It's low in carbs, packed with nutrients and has a slightly sweeter taste. Almond flour may also provide more health benefits than traditional wheat flour, such as reducing "bad" LDL cholesterol and insulin resistance.
Almond flour is particularly rich in vitamin E, a group of fat-soluble compounds that act as antioxidants in your body. They prevent damage from harmful molecules called free radicals, which accelerate aging and increase your risk of heart disease and cancer. In fact, several studies have linked higher vitamin E intakes to lower rates of heart disease and Alzheimer's.
Magnesium is another nutrient that's abundant in almond flour. It's involved in many processes in your body and may provide several benefits, including improved blood sugar control, reduced insulin resistance, and lower blood pressure.
Almond Flour Is Better for Your Blood Sugar: Foods made with refined wheat are high in carbs, but low in fat and fiber. This can cause high spikes in blood sugar levels, followed by rapid drops, which can leave you tired, hungry, and craving foods high in sugar and calories. Conversely, almond flour is low in carbs yet high in healthy fats and These properties give it a low glycemic index, meaning it releases sugar slowly into your blood to provide a sustained source of energy. As mentioned above, almond flour contains a remarkably high amount of magnesium — a mineral that plays hundreds of roles in your body, including controlling blood sugar.
Suitable for people who have a gluten allergy.
Almond Flour May Help Lower LDL Cholesterol and Blood Pressure: Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. It's well known that high blood pressure and "bad" LDL cholesterol levels are risk markers for heart disease. Luckily, what you eat can have a major effect on your blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, with many studies showing that almonds can be quite beneficial for both.
How to use almond flour in your baking and cooking: Almond flour is easy to bake with. In most baking recipes, you can simply replace regular wheat flour with almond flour. It can also be used in place of bread crumbs to coat meats like fish, chicken and beef. The downside of using almond flour over wheat flour is that baked goods tend to be more flat and dense. This is because the gluten in wheat flour helps dough stretch and traps more air, which helps baked goods rise.