These Plain California Almonds are packaged fresh, fun to eat and make a great nutritional snack. Almonds are a quality protein source, an excellent source of vitamin E, a good source of dietary fiber, and offer a multitude of essential minerals, making them a smart choice as part of a healthy diet
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.