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Almonds Alure

Almonds are probably the most commonly eaten nuts. It has recently gained popularity when the health conscious trends came to play. You might see a lot of influencers chowing down on a bag of fresh almonds, continue reading to know why.



Almond Content

Almonds boast an impressive nutrient profile. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of almonds contains (1):


Fiber: 3.5 grams

Protein: 6 grams

Fat: 14 grams (9 of which are monounsaturated)

Vitamin E: 37% of the RDI

Manganese: 32% of the RDI

Magnesium: 20% of the RDI


They also contain a decent amount of copper, vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and phosphorus.

This is all from a small handful, which supplies only 161 calories and 2.5 grams of digestible carbohydrates.


Benefits

Almonds lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and are packed with vitamin E, magnesium and potassium, which helps oxygen and nutrients flow more freely through the blood.


They keep your skeleton and teeth healthy and strong.


They are also known for their anti-oxidants for those who want a healthier skin. The selenium in them fights depression and anxiety.


Source: WebMD, Healthline

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