Slivered almonds are just about impossible to make at home. The food processor won’t slice them. It’s really not something you can do by hand, they’ll split like crazy, and you may lose a finger in the process. So, order them here! They’re wonderful for baking, candy making, salad toppers or snacks.
Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that may play a role in the prevention of many chronic diseases. Almonds are a premier source of Vitamin E.
Almonds are nutritionally dense superfoods. A one-ounce serving of almonds, or about a handful, is also excellent source of magnesium, and a good source of fiber. It also offers heart-healthy monosaturated fat, protein, potassium, calcium, phosphorous and iron.
Eating a daily handful of almonds a day may lower LDL, or bad cholesterol. According to American Heart Association, men and women who ate on daily ounce of almonds for a month lowered their LDL cholesterol by 4.4 percent. Those who ate two daily ounces of almonds lowered their LDL cholesterol even more “by 9.4 percent”.
An ounce of almonds provides 6 grams of protein.