Helping your patients feel their best and live healthy lives is the ultimate reward. And as a health professional, it’s important to make sure you provide the most up-to-date and relevant tips and tools to achieve this goal. Currently, there’s a lot happening in the arena of almonds and health, which makes today the perfect time to recommend almonds as a delicious way to do everything from helping to maintain a healthy heart and weight to getting important vitamins and nutrients. Your patients are asking for it. So give them what they want.
How will your patients get their handful a day?
- Tossed in a salad
- Topping a bowl of porridge
- Before or after a workout
- In a tasty trail mix
- Why not include in the trail mix at the office?
- In a delicious, healthy dessert
- In the glove compartment
- As a guilt-free, late-night snack
- As appetisers at parties
- Sprinkled over entrées
Scientific evidence suggests that eating a handful of almonds as part of a diet low in saturated fat helps to maintain healthy blood cholesterol levels and a healthy heart
Good news about good fat: US dietary guidelines recommend that the majority of your fat intake be unsaturated. One serving of almonds 28(g) has 13g of unsaturated fat and only 1g of saturated fat.