Almonds as a Nutritional Treasure

Almonds are one of the most nutritious among all nuts.   Glycemic Index of almonds is only 15, therefore they help to lose weight

  • The fat in almonds is unsaturated, “good” fat
  • Contain calcium and magnesium – for strong bones
  • Rich in protein and fiber
  • Vitamin E, B2, phosphorus, copper, iron, zinc
  • Compounds called phytochemicals, help to prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer.
  • Lower blood cholesterol level
  • Almond skin contains 30 different antioxidant compounds (so buy the whole natural ones with the skin for a snack, or to add them to your meal or cooking)

Weight Loss Help

  • The Glycemic Index of almonds is only 15, therefore they help to lose weight
  • Add chopped almonds to muesli or Low Glycemic Index carb breakfast
  • Top fruit, yogurt or oatmeal with chopped almonds.
  • Bake healthy mini muffins or pancakes, using almond meal instead of white flour.

Try this Low GI Recipe:

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Crispy Almonds-Oatmeal Cookies

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