Almonds are healthiest food. These are seeds of almond tree and like any other seed to get maximum nutrition from almonds it is always advised to soak it for a night in cold water.
Soaking is beneficial in many ways
- Soaking makes almonds easy to digest.
- Due to soaking harmful elements like oxalate get reduced in almond.
- Overnight soaking activates many enzymes and unlocks various other changes in almonds which enhance its nutritional value.
- Outer skin of almonds contain phytic acid which can interfere with absorption of minerals in the body.
- Soaking helps to reduce phytic acid.
So before consuming almonds always soak it for 8 to 10 hrs in cold water. Then grind it on stone with water and mix with milk and drink. This increases strength, stamina, memory, vision, fertility and cures weakness.