Are Almonds Good For You?

[In a nutshell yes] Wanna know why? Read on….................................................

Almonds are a doctor’s best friend, why because they’re so healthy. Researchers have discovered that almonds are the most nutritious of all nuts; more and more people are using them in the 21st century as healthy lifestyles become more popular. Almonds are full of saturated fats, and this means that they lower the risk of heart disease dramatically .They’re also full of calcium, magnesium and vitamin E which all contribute to strong bones and good eye site. Almonds also contain chemicals called phytochemicals that protect against cardiovascular disease and cancer A Loma Linda School of Public Health did a study of almonds and confirmed that those who ate nuts five times a week had a massive 50% reduction in risk of heart attack, there cholesterol came down to an acceptable level and none of the patients gained weight. I bet you didn’t know that. Another incredible fact, 1 ounce of almonds contains 12% of your bodies allowed daily intake of protein, also an added extra….. no cholesterol!  You will also get 35% of your daily intake of vitamin E useful in fighting off cancerous diseases and you will get as much calcium as 1/4 cup of milk. If you’re pregnant and need folic acid, almonds are an excellent source.

Below I’ve made a list just mentioning some of the nutrients of almonds.
Vitamin E
Phosphorus for bones
Vitamin A,E,B6

So hopefully I’ve given you a little insight into how healthy Almonds are, and what benefits they provide when it comes to health. So how many Almonds should we be eating daily? It comes down to the individual person, what is stated here is only one person’s viewpoint and might vary according to your needs. If you are fighting or want to prevent heart disease than this is the nut for you, in fact even if you just enjoy almonds than this is the nut for you.