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Myths and Facts on Nutrition-Dense Almonds

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As many of you know, I'm a great fan of nuts and seeds, and never pass up a chance to spread good news about them. This time it's almonds. -Kathrynne

 

 

Myths and Facts on Nutrition-Dense Almonds
Released: 27-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT
Source Newsroom: University of North Florida

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Newswise — Almond or “prunus dulcis” is the seed of the almond tree which originated in the Middle East and North Africa. The almond is a nutritionally dense food and is a rich source of B vitamins, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin E, mineral, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and zinc. Similar to other nuts, the almond is high in fat, mainly unsaturated, and fiber and also has an abundant amount of protein. Dr. Alireza Jahan-mihan, assistant professor and registered dietitian in the Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship Program at the University of North Florida, discusses myths and facts about the almond. To help you use it in your diet, a recipe is provided.

 

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Kathrynn, I learn so much from you.  So many very helpful things.  Thank you for your commitment to the site and for helping us with such kindness.

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Thank you, Linda, for your kind words -- your post has truly made my day!

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