The Joy Of Almonds

Almonds are a tasty, natural and super-nutritious. They're a miracle for a reason. Here are eight facts you might not have known about almonds:

1. Heart attack

Studies show that people who eat a serving of nuts five times a week reduce their risk for heart-related diseases.

2. Cholesterol

A clinical study showed that almonds helped reduced cholesterol levels and maintain their weight.

3. Cardio care

The flavonoids in-conjunction with vitamin E boosts cardiovascular levels.

4. Teeth

The phosphorous content strengthens your bones and teeth.

5. Weight loss

Almonds contain "healthy fat" to help you lose weight.

6. Blood sugar

Almonds are great for diabetics. They stabilize blood sugar and insulin levels.

7. Brain health

The Riboflavin and L-carnitine found in almonds boost brain function and fight the development of Alzheimer's disease.

8. Alkalization

Almonds help alkalize your body. The rich content helps prevent osteoporosis and weight gain. Also, it's a good immune system booster.

The next time you make a shake or eat some cereal, use almond milk as a good calcium alternative.

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