Almonds are the tree's tasty seeds. The US is the world's top producer of these Middle Eastern seeds.
Almonds are nutrient-dense
Antioxidants protect against oxidative stress, which can damage cells and cause inflammation, ageing, and cancer.
Almonds are antioxidant-rich
Fat-soluble vitamin E antioxidants. Antioxidants accumulate in cell membranes, protecting cells from oxidative damage.
Vitamin E-rich almonds
Low in carbs, nuts are high in healthful fats, protein, and fibre. They're ideal for diabetics. Almonds are rich in magnesium.
Almonds control blood sugar
High blood LDL lipoproteins, or "bad" cholesterol, is a risk factor for heart disease.
Almonds' magnesium may reduce blood pressure. Hypertension causes heart attacks, strokes, and kidney failure.
Magnesium helps blood pressure
Almonds lower more than LDL. They prevent LDL oxidation, a key stage in heart disease.
Almonds prevent LDL oxidation
Almonds are low-carb, high-protein, and high-fiber. Protein and fibre boost satiety. This reduces calorie intake.
Almonds reduce hunger and calorie intake
Nuts provide nutrients your body can't absorb. 10%–15% of nuts' calories aren't absorbed. Eating nuts may also increase metabolism.
Almonds may help lose weight