Better for You?
Fun Fact: Almond flour is ground-up almonds.
Fun Fact II: A cup of almond flour has about 90 almonds in it.
Fun Fact III: Almonds are drupes.
- no gluten
- low carb (6 grams vs. wheat flour’s 24 grams)
- low glycemic
- manages blood sugar/decreases insulin in the blood
- reduces risk of diabetes
- aids heart health
- aids weight loss
- increases antioxidants in the bloodstream
- aids blood flow
- lowers blood pressure
- prevents cancers like colon cancer
- decreases oxidative damage
- improves issues correlating to metabolic syndrome
- boosts energy (riboflavin/vitamin B2, manganese, copper)
- creates red blood cells (riboflavin/vitamin b2)
- helps cells function, grow, and develop (riboflavin/vitamin B2)
- aids energy flow: deactivates free radicals in the mitochondria/cell’s power generator (manganese, copper)
- The only ingredient should be almonds.
- Coat fish with it.
- Use it in place of bread crumbs.
- Use it in place of wheat flour. Add an egg to help bind ingredients.
- Your batter will be thicker than wheat batters, but don’t add water.
- When baking, almond flour will make the food more moist.
- Almond meal (made with skin on) is a courser version of almond flour (skin removed when made).
- Keep almond flour in the refrigerator between uses to keep its freshness.
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