What is the correct way to eat dry fruits?

 * What is the correct way to eat dry fruits?  How long should it be soaked before eating?  Know the pros and cons*

 Who does not like to eat dry fruits?  If consumed in the right amount, at the right time and in the right manner, it can be fully beneficial.  Almonds, cashews, raisins, walnuts, figs are most common in the market.  Diet Dr.  Learn about its pros and cons from Simran Saini.

 *The Right Way to Eat Dry Fruits*

 According to nutritionists, dry fruits should never be consumed directly.  The effect of dry fruits is very hot and it can cause you stomach upset or pain.  If dry fruits are soaked in water, its effect becomes normal.  That is why most nutritionists recommend soaking dried fruits.

 *How and when to eat dry fruits?*

     * Soak almonds and raisins overnight and eat empty stomach in the morning.

     * You can also make a morning smoothie with almonds, raisins, nuts or cashews.

     * You can also include dry fruits in your diet before workout.

     * Eat it as a snack when cravings occur.

     * Do not consume more than 20 grams of dry fruits per day.

 *How long should dry fruits be soaked?*

 Just like there is a specific time for eating dry fruits, there is also a specific time for soaking dry fruits.  This time is different for different dry fruits.  Let's find out.

 Cashews: Cashews are high in cholesterol, which can increase your risk of high blood pressure.  So, soak cashews in water for 6 hours and then eat them.

 Almonds: Eating almonds boosts the brain and improves eyesight.  Everyone recommends soaking almonds, but how often, how much and how much?  Soak 5 to 10 almonds for 12 hours and then peel them and eat them.

 Walnut: Walnut means brain.  It is very beneficial for pregnant women.  Soaking 3 to 4 walnuts in water for 8 hours and eating them makes the brain sharper.

 Raisins: Raisins are cool.  You can use it in any form.  The method of drinking boiled in milk is very old.  It helps to build blood and remove body weakness.

 Peanuts: Peanuts can be eaten raw, soaked or roasted.  It is also known as 'poor man's almond'.

 *Benefits of Eating Dry Fruits*

    Dry fruits are rich in minerals, potassium and magnesium, but are high in sugar.  In fact, in the process of drying dried fruit, all fruits lose a large part of their water content.  In this situation, glucose and fructose increase due to the high amount of calories and natural sugar in some dry fruits.  For this reason diabetic patients should avoid eating such dry fruits.

     Almonds are the best dry fruits for weight loss.  It boosts metabolism, can fight bad LDL cholesterol and also lower bad lipids, which is beneficial for weight loss.  It has very few calories.  100 grams of almonds contain only 576 kilocalories.

     Eating raisins is beneficial if you want to lose weight.  Raisins are rich in iodine.  100 grams of raisins contain only 0.5 grams of fat and 299 kilocalories, which is great for people trying to lose weight.

     Nuts are rich in nutrients.  100 grams of walnuts contain 38.08 grams of Omega-6, Vitamin-B, Vitamin-C, Vitamin-K, Vitamin-B2.  Omega-6 fatty acids reduce body fat and prevent heart disease.

     Eating pistachios keeps blood sugar under control.  Its antioxidants are also effective in fighting body fat and boosting metabolism.  It is rich in fiber, which controls appetite.

     Dates are good for weight loss.  It is rich in fiber, which helps control appetite.  Dates provide the body with vitamin-B5, which boosts your immunity.

     Eating cashews daily provides the body with 73 percent magnesium, which is very beneficial for weight loss, as magnesium increases fat and carbohydrate metabolism in the body.  Together these two speed up your weight loss process.

     After eating apricots you do not feel hungry for at least five hours.  It gives the body plenty of magnesium and eliminates metabolism.

     Eating figs daily improves digestion and protects against constipation.  Soak two-three figs in water overnight and eat with honey the next morning to improve digestion.

     Chironji is rich in protein.  If it is consumed regularly in small amounts, then the protein requirement of the body is fulfilled and the body does not get weak and the immune system is strengthened.  The benefits of eating it with milk in cold weather are twofold.

     Prunus i.e. dry plums are rich in high fiber, which is beneficial for the intestines.  Eating it detoxifies the body.  By consuming it, weight loss can be done easily.  100 grams of dry plums contain only 240 kilo calories, making this a good snack for people who need to control calories to lose weight.


     Dry fruit is poisonous for asthmatics.  Sulfur dioxide is used to kill germs and preserve dry fruits.  Sulfur dioxide is not good for asthmatics and is used to preserve dry fruits.  This chemical is not good for both the body and the environment.

     Due to the high fiber content in dry fruits, the digestive power deteriorates.  Its tasir is also hot, eating it can cause you constipation problem.  According to nutrition, 5 almonds in a day are enough for the body.

     Consumption of dry fruits leads to rapid weight gain.  According to research, consuming 3500 calories leads to 1 pound of weight gain.  By including dry fruits in the diet chart you start consuming 250 calories more.  According to this, weight gain is 2 pounds in a month.

     Dry fruits also contain a certain amount of sugar, which is present in the form of fructose.  Most dried fruits are kept in a sugar coating to protect them from moisture.  Sugar is bad for teeth.  After eating it sticks to the teeth for a long time and gradually damages the teeth.  So whenever you eat dry fruits, brush your teeth to protect them.

     The carbohydrate content in dry fruits raises blood glucose.  Dry fruits quickly raise the blood glucose level, which gives energy, but within a short time the blood sugar level drops, which is called a 'sugar crash'.  A 'sugar crash' can also make you feel tired.