Updated: Nov 11
Regular consumption of dry fruits can benefit your immunity. It can protect you from various small and large diseases. Heart problems, diabetes, mental disorders along skin and hair problems can be cured with dry fruits.
Dry fruits for weight gain
Almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds.
Apricots, walnuts, raisins, hazelnuts and dates
Best way to eat dry fruits
Early morning is the best way to eat dry fruits. Soak the dry fruits in water overnight and then consume them in the early morning the next day.
How many dry fruits to consume in a day?
Almonds - 4-7 pieces daily Walnuts - 3-4 halves daily Pistachio - 20 grams daily Dates - 1/2 pieces daily Raisins - handful daily Peanuts - 30 grams a day Mixed nuts and dry fruits - 20 - 25 grams a day
Benefits of dry fruits
Dried fruits like dried pineapple, have a lot of fiber and vitamin C dense packed in small quantities. But such dry fruits of an actual fruit have a lot of added sugar, which is unhealthy for you
Benefits of eating dry fruits in the morning
Having dry fruits within 15 minutes of waking up helps your body start its metabolism process early.
For a 5-6 PM snack have a handful of peanuts. If you are craving sugar, add jaggery to peanuts and have a sugary snack for yourself.