Dry fruits are considered as rich source of nutrients. Several fruits that come under dry fruits category are: Cashews, Walnuts, Almonds, Raisins, Pistachio, Date, Peanuts, Hazelnut etc.

Cashewnuts :

Cashewnuts contains healthy fats.

They are Rich in Monounsaturated fats, can be used to reduce cholesterol levels, Cashews are known to have one of the lowest fat contents of any nut.

Cashew nuts provide protein and fiber.

Cashews are a good source of potassium, B vitamins and folate and contains useful amounts of magnesium, phosphorous, selenium and copper.

Cashews are beneficial in promoting stronger bones.

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Raisins :

Raisins are considered as priority food during the recovery after successful treatment of a disease

Raisins are used for treatment of constipation. They are soaked in a glassful of drinking water for a day or two and eaten early in the morning after removal of the stones.

They are also helpful in constipation, acidosis, anemia, fever.

Raisins are good source of iron that is why they are good for anaemic people.

Raisins also help to gain weight so give it a watch when you are consuming them..

Date :

Glucose and fructose are present in natural form in Dates.

Dates is known as a good lexative as small quantities of nicotine are found in the Dates.

Dates are rich in potassium, iron, phosphorous,maganese, copper and magnesium.

Dates are considered to be the best diet for confinement of the women. AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY recommends intake of 20-35 grams of dietary fibre in a day,which u can take from dates.

Helpful in constipation, weight gain, diarrhea, healthy heart, abdominal cancer and intestinal disorders.

Almond :

They are helpful in prevention of cancer, because they have very low amout of saturated fat.

Almonds are beneficial in controlling diabetes, by lowering blood sugar after meals..

Almonds provide essential anti-oxidants so they are helpful in the process of detoxification.

Almond is considered very useful in both mental and physical development of human body.

Good quantities of Iron, copper, phosphorus and vitamin B1.

Almond oil relieves headache and its use on the scalp helps to cure several hair problems.

Almonds are also used in constipation problems.


Walnuts have good amount of omega-3 fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) that is why they protect Arteries after a High-Fat Meal.

Walnuts are known as “brain food,” because of the wrinkled brain-like appearance of their shells, and because of their high concentration of omega-3 fats.

Help in preventing Gallstones.

Protect bone health. .

Good quantities of Iron, copper, phosphorus and vitamin B1.

Lowering the risk of weight gain.


Phool Makhana or Makhana Phool is a common food item, it is also known as foxnut, makhana or gorgon plant. 

Basically phool makhana belongs to a family called ‘lilly’. Lillly is a flowering plant, that produces starchy white seeds and those seeds are purely edible. This plant is generally cultivated in low land areas of Indian, china and Japan. 

Makhana helps in Cardiac Protection and builds the action in dysentery and frequent urination.

Makhana is an anti-oxidant food item. 

It can be easily digested by all the age groups. 

Phool makhana has astringent property, hence it gives relief from diarrhea and helps to improve the appetite. Merely 25 to 30 grams phool makhana is considered as a healthy food/diet for the whole family. Makhana helps in regulating the blood pressure, it also relieves from numbness and aching near waist and knees. This food item is extremely suitable for arthritis, impotence and premature aging . 

Phool makhana is sweet to neutral in nature. Therefore, helps to detoxify the spleen, reinforce the kidneys and nourish the blood. 

It is also used for treating the insomnia, palpitations and irritability.

Phool makhana is highly recommended for the women during pregnancy and post natal weaknesses.

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