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Almond Nutrition

 

Did you know that almonds do more than just satisfy your mid-afternoon craving?  They pack a nutritional punch, combining essential nutrients in every crunch.

Fact:  One serving of almonds (one ounce or about 20-25) contains 12 percent of your daily allowance of protein.

Fact:  One serving gives you 35 percent of your daily allowance of vitamin E, a valuable antioxidant known for many cancer-fighting qualities.  In fact, almonds are the best whole food source for vitamin E. 

Fact:  Nearly all of the fat in almonds is monounsaturated, also known as the "good" fat with absolutely no cholesterol. 

Fact:  Almonds are loaded with minerals like magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, calcium and folic acid. 

Fact:  Almonds also provide lots of healthy fiber. 

Fact:  One serving of almonds contain as much calcium as 1/4 cup of milk, a valuable tool in preventing osteoporosis and building strong bones and teeth.

Fact:  Almonds contain more magnesium than oatmeal or spinach.