Diet food hero: Almonds

June 24, 2014 - Nutrition

177754078almondsAlmonds are available all year and are among the world’s most versatile nuts, packed with nutrients and health benefits. We take a closer look into the nutritional benefits and facts about this tasty nut…

What are almonds?
They’re the edible seeds of the almond tree and they’re one of the world’s most important nut crops, with California producing 80% of the global harvest. You can buy them whole, halved, flaked, chopped and ground, and of course they’re marzipan’s major ingredient. Almond nut butter is also a great alternative to peanut butter.

Health benefits


How to store and cook with almonds

For more healthy and great tasting meal ideas, see our low calorie recipe section.