A huge quantity of sport practitioners take almonds before their trainings and in a daily diet, which it is normal because of the benefits almonds have for our organism and the extra help which provide us to make any kind of sport.
Almonds help sporty people to make an intense and prolonged physical effort, thanks to their proprieties; almonds also regulate the consumption of combustible and strengthen the antioxidant defenses.
They make the training to be more effective or increase the sporty efficiency because of their capacity to save oxygen and they facilitate the oxygen transport to the muscle.
They are an excellent food for endurance athletes as runners or cyclists in order to improve their resistance performance in training and competitions.
Due to their characteristics, for the sport practitioners is recommended a consumption of raw almonds (without bake, without fry, without salt or oil), recommending a handful during the breakfast, another before training and another after training, and if almonds are from Spain, much better, due to its better proprieties.
Vegetarians and Vegans
They are very important in this type of diets due to their huge quantity of concentrated proteins (21g/100g).
The products we can obtain from almonds are also compatible with vegetarians and vegans diets, between these products we can highlight: Milk, oil, sauce, nougat, ice cream, sponge cake and almond cream.
Nutritional content for each 100gr: