Healthy Food Database
These are the prince of all nuts - high in fibre, calcium and "good" fat. Almonds are also one of the few foods that help to alkalise the blood.
Almonds can be purchased whole, raw and roasted, slivered, flaked and ground. Ground almonds are delicious as a healthy gluten free substitute for wheat in baking.There are many health benefits to consuming almonds including improving blood cholesterol and digestion, and reducing oxidative stress and inflammation. A healthy serve is 30 grams.
When choosing nuts, look for crisp, plump
kernels. If buying them in the shell, select
clean nuts free from cracks and holes. To
keep nuts in the best condition, store them
in an airtight container in the refrigerator
or freezer. Nuts can be refrigerated for up
to four months and frozen for up to six
months. Return nuts to room temperature
Buy small quantities of nuts at a time as nuts go rancid after a while.
Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Can also be stored in the fridge.
Tips & Tricks:
Carry almonds as a mid-afternoon snack.
Almonds are high in "good fat" and can burn easily. When roasting almonds use a dry shallow frying pan over a moderate heat, stirring continuously until dark in colour.
Nutrition per Per serve:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
The Food Coach provides all content as is, without warranty. The Food Coach is not responsible for errors or omissions, or consequences of improper preparation, user allergies, or any other consequence of food preparation or consumption.