As the expert noted, almonds must be processed at a temperature of 180 degrees for 10 minutes before use. Otherwise, hydrocyanic acid is produced – one of the most dangerous poisons. Also in almonds contains the cyanoglycoside amygdalin, the decomposition products of which are neutralized using high temperature. It is due to the presence of this substance that almonds emit their famous smell and have a specific bitter taste.
At the same time, Foos noticed that the correct use of almonds is good for the brain and cardiovascular system.
“The advantage of nuts is that they can be stored for a long time without losing their beneficial properties and taste. This product can be taken with you on a long trip and used in situations where there is no opportunity and time for a full meal, ”the specialist noted.