Updated: Aug 14, 2021
Whether you are suffering from regular illness, Covid 19, or a simple surgery, what you eat and how you eat during this time can help you recover quickly. Many nuts, especially Almonds & Walnuts, have been scientifically proven to boost immunity, reduce inflammation and enhance the healing process.
Every Indian household’s morning starts with a few overnight soaked Almonds and Walnuts. Every mother or grandmother makes sure that everyone in the house gets their daily dose of nutrients from these humble dry fruits. They claim that these mini power-packed nuts will help with everything in your life, from poor memory to low energy levels and even heartbreak! And god, were they right!
Almonds, deliver a huge amount of nutrients, in the form of Vitamin E, Magnesium, Riboflavin, Protein, and Antioxidants. They help to regulate your blood sugar levels, manage your blood pressure, reduce the oxidative stress in your cells, and lower your cholesterol while giving you oodles of energy. All these benefits make almonds an undefeated winner in the category of foods that will help you to speed up your recovery.
Coming to the next super nut, our humble Walnuts are not any less than Almonds. They are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids which protect your heart, decrease the amount of inflammation in your body, creates a healthy gut, and to top it all, boost brain health.
A healthy mind can take care of a weak body but a weak mind is unable to care for even a strong body, therefore, while recovering, one needs to give equal importance to their mental health as they are giving to their physical health. Almonds and Walnuts are rich in plant-based protein, healthy fats, and fibre which helps the body to promote brain function. They are also rich in Tryptophan, an amino acid that is responsible for producing serotonin, a mood-boosting hormone. Combine them together and you’ll end up with a super nutritious snack that will equip you with all the ammo you require for a speedy recovery!
Pro Tip - Soak your Almonds & Walnuts and consume them first thing in the morning, to improve digestibility and nutrient absorption of these nuts.