Sweet almonds have a pleasant taste and a characteristic aroma, after roasting or drying the brightness of the aroma increases.
The homeland of almonds is considered to be Central Asia.
Almonds contain unsaturated fatty acids, useful for muscle elasticity. They also contain magnesium, which strengthens the heart muscle and prevents against atherosclerosis. Manganese, found in large quantities in an almond nut, is a defense against the onset of type II diabetes. Sweet almonds contain vitamin E, a natural antioxidant that slows the aging of the body and preserves skin, hair and nails in perfect condition. Almond nuts are beneficial for the female body in prevention of breast cancer.