Who knew a tiny nut could pack such a healthy punch? A lot goes in with California Almonds and you can take that to heart. Almonds have many valuable nutrients like 6 grams of protein, vitamin E, and 3.5 grams of fiber. And every crunch has good monounsaturated fat and is low in saturated fat. That’s why millions of people trying to maintain healthy cholesterol levels have made almonds their nut of choice. In fact, over 80% of surveyed consumers are incorporating almonds into their diets—the highest consumption of any nut! So, that’s not only good for your customers, it’s good for your business, too.
Go ahead and serve up some healthy appeal with your next product or recipe, just make sure almonds are in. To learn more about almonds’ versatility, exploding consumer demand, nutrition profile, and more, visit AlmondBoard.com.
Good news about good fat: U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend that the majority of your fat intake be unsaturated. One serving of almonds (28g) has 13g of unsaturated fat and only 1g of saturated fat.
Scientific Evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts, such as almonds, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.