By incorporating almonds into a permanent diet, it is possible to achieve stimulation of immune response that protects against viral infections. It showed a study conducted jointly by researchers from Italy and the UK.
The authors, members of the Italian center Policlinico Universitario in Messina and the British Institute of Food Research in Norwich, concluded that almonds plays the role of an incredibly strong immune stimulant. According to the researchers, the regular use of this nut allows the body to successfully fight with a variety of viruses, including those causing influenza and the common cold.
"Natural substances contained in almonds helps strengthen the immune system response to viral infection. Almond Peel improves the ability of white blood cells to detect viruses. It is growing and the ability of the body to prevent the multiplication of viruses and their spread throughout the body, "- told the experts about the medicinal properties of nuts.
They added that the experiments revealed almonds unique ability to encourage the immune system to "work at high speed." Even after the almonds was digested in the stomach, immunity is still active, the authors specified.
Also, the observation of scientists allowed them to conclude that almonds are effective against herpes simplex virus type 2.