Almond's fiber-plus-protein combo keeps hunger in check. But are also difficult to digest because of an enzyme inhibiting substance on all nuts with a brown coating. Soaking removes harmful tannic acid and enzyme inhibitors. Put 'raw' almonds in cool water and drain the soaked water after 20-40 minutes. Add fresh water and continue the soaking for another 8-12 hours. Eating 6 soaked almonds in the morning is recommended by many nutritionists.
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