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Almonds Are In: Learn the Health Benefits of Almonds
Did you know that 100% of the almonds in the United States come from California? And 80% of the world's almonds are from California. If you are in California, you will soon see the gorgeous almond trees blooming at the end of February/beginning of March.
Have you ever thought about how almonds get to your table? I was surprised to find o
Of course I love almonds because of their nutritional value. They are good for the heart because of they are low in saturated fat and contain fiber, Vitamin E, potassium, magnesium, and copper. Check out this nutritional comparison chart of almonds vs other nuts. Almonds are also great for controlling weight because just 23 almonds contain 160 calories, 6 grams of protein, and 3.5 grams of fiber.
You can find more great information and recipes using California Almonds at www.almondsarein.com
All images courtesy of California Almond Board