Today’s health tip: Benefits of Almonds

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Almonds are very popular tree nuts. High in healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, protein and various important nutrients.

Almonds are high in antioxidants that can protect your cells from oxidative damage, a major contributor to aging and disease.

The world’s best sources of vitamin E. Getting plenty of vitamin E from foods is linked to numerous health benefits.

Extremely high in magnesium, a mineral that many people don’t get enough of. High magnesium intake may offer major improvements for metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.

Low magnesium levels are strongly linked to high blood pressure, indicating that almonds can help control blood pressure.

Eating one or two handfuls of almonds per day can lead to mild reductions in “bad” LDL cholesterol, potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.

While nuts are low in carbs, they are high in protein and fiber.

Studies show that eating almonds and other nuts can increase fullness and help you eat fewer calories.

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