Updated: Sep 5, 2020
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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.
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.
There are 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.
So long story short, if you’re looking to better you nutrition, almond flour might be the way to go!