Almonds Natural (Insecticide Free)
When it comes to a delicious, wholesome and nourishing snack nothing beats the humble almond. With their sweet nutty flavour, they make for a delicious snack all on their own and are super tasty freshly roasted. Our Insecticide Free (IF) natural almonds are the XS (extra supreme non pareil) variety, the highest grade available.
Almonds are one of the most popular nuts not just for their flavour, they also boast a wide range of health benefits. They are full of the trace minerals magnesium, calcium and iron and are also high in protein and fibre. Almonds contain flavenoids and are a great source of vitamin E. Almonds contains mono-unsaturated fats, which can help reduce the bad LDL cholesterol and increase the good HDL cholesterol in the body.
Almonds are a very filling and healthy snack choice and can be chopped and added to breakfast cereals to add crunch and extra nutrition. They can also be lightly toasted for extra flavour.
Great to add to muesli or cereal and especially good when used as an ingredient in healthy nut balls. Our bestseller nut.
Interesting Facts about Almonds:
Almonds are grown across the world with America being the greatest producer, followed by Australia and Spain. The almond tree actually originated in the middle east and soon spread as far as North Africa and India. The almond tree produces a fruit that contains the drupe, which is what we know of as the almond. A drupe may appear to look like a nut but it is not, therefore in botanical terms, almonds aren’t a true nut.
Country of Origin
Product of Australia
A high fibre, high protein nut, almonds are a rich source of Vitamin E, an important antioxidant for protecting cells from damage. They are rich in beneficial mono and polyunsaturated oils, a great source of the minerals calcium, iron, copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc and vitamins B1, B2 and B3. B- vitamins are an important factor in energy production and in proper nervous system function.
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|Nutritional Information – Natural Almonds|
|Fat, Total (g)||54.7|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||3.7|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||4.8|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||8.8|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
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