Blanched, Raw Greek Almond Kernels
Almonds are rich in…
- Vitamin E
- Vitamins of the B complex
- Magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium
- Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids
- 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
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.