Almonds

Almonds are rich in…

Nutrition Facts

  • Fiber
  • Protein
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamins of the B complex
  • Magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium
  • Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids
  • Phytosterols

Health Benefits

  • Help constipation relief
  • Lower blood cholesterol levels
  • Reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases
  • Reduce cancer risk
  • Protect against Type II Diabetes
  • Reduce hunger, lowering overall calorie intake
  • Increase strength and durability of bones and teeth
  • Boost energy levels in the body

Nutrition Analysis

A serving of raw almonds (28gr. or 23 pieces) contains 162 calories, 6 g protein, 6.1 g carbohydrates, 14 g fat (1.1 g saturated, 8.7 g monounsaturated and polyunsaturated 3.4 g) and 3.5 g of fibre.

How to eat

You can eat almonds…

  • As a small nutritious snack between meals.
  • Adding them to various meals such as salads, yogurt, rice and smoothies, to enhance their nutritional value.
  • Making almond milk, which is much healthier than cow milk and also offers a variety of nutrients as well as the required calcium intake.