Let’s talk facts. Almonds aren’t just delicious, crunchy, and ideal for any snack or mealtime. They’re also a nutritious solution that could be the answer your patients have been searching for. A handful of California Almonds provide a simple, tasty choice that can make a big difference in the way your patients feel—and that’s no small feat.
So, whether they’re looking for heart-smart snacking, a way to maintain a healthy weight, or something to bump up their antioxidant intake, consider recommending a daily handful of almonds to your patients.1,2 There’s a lot of goodness packed inside each and every crunch. You may be surprised just how much.
For a comprehensive review of the science on almonds and diabetes, heart health, and weight management, download our printable resource Almond Nutrition Research: State of the Science.
1. The FDA issued a qualified health claim in 2003 that states: “Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts, such as almonds, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.
2. One serving of almonds (28g) has 13g of unsaturated fat and only 1g of saturated fat.