Thursday, April 10, 2008


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  • One study showed that three ounces of almonds a day actually lowered a person's cholesterol by 14 percent.
  • Munching on almonds helps people feel satisfied and less inclined to overeat at dinner!
  • Ninety percent of the fat in almonds is unsaturated fat, and frequent consumption, as a result, could help lower blood cholesterol levels.
  • Almonds are loaded with protein, fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E and other antioxidants and phytochemicals.
  • And studies have shown links between nut (especially almond) consumption and lower risk of cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and other chronic illnesses.
  • In a nutshell, almonds are an excellent source of fiber, vitamin E, zinc, selenium, copper, potassium, phosphorus, biotin, riboflavin, niacin and iron.
  • Almonds are the most nutritious of all nuts.
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    Eating almonds has the same effect as the cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins.
    almonds may well be a food that helps fight obesity and diabetes.
    also have greater levels of satiety
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