Our raw almonds are all natural, supreme size, high in protein, calcium and zinc. Raw almonds are perfect for soaking, blending, or just enjoying in their naturally raw or roasted state; also, a wonderful addition to a variety of recipes from salads to baked goods to desserts.
Almonds give a new meaning to the phrase "Health Nut." Studies have linked the consumption of almonds with a lower risk of Alzheimer`s disease and sudden heart attacks. High in heart-healthy fat, almonds can promote good health when eaten as part of a balanced diet. While almonds are very nutrient dense, they are also high in calories and fat, and should be consumed in moderation. A handful per day is all that is needed to fulfill the recommended daily intake of almonds. Almonds are dense in vitamins and minerals that help keep your body healthy. Over 60% of the fat in this delicious snack is monounsaturated or the good type of fat needed to fight high cholesterol. In addition to providing a hefty dose of protein and fiber, almonds also contain the essential fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6. They also contain vitamin E, zinc, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium. Almonds promote cardiovascular health, strong bones and also aid in weight control.
Almonds can be kept in an airtight container for up to six months in the fridge, or for up to one year in the freezer. If you plan to store almonds for longer than one month, they should be transferred to an airtight container or kept in their original package and placed in a freezer bag.