Why drink almond milk:
Almonds are high in monounsaturated fats, the same type of health-promoting fats that are found in olive oil, which have been associated with lowering “bad” cholesterol and reducing risk of heart disease. In addition to healthy fats as well as vitamin E, almonds contain magnesium and potassium, which also protect the heart. Almonds also contain calcium, 100g of almonds yields 282mg of calcium.
To lower your risk of heart disease and balance your blood sugar levels, enjoy a handful of almonds or a tablespoon of nut butter at least four times per week. Eating the whole almond has much higher antioxidants and vitamin E – twenty potent antioxidant flavonoids were identified in almond skins.Almonds are high in protein. A quarter-cup contains 7.62 grams-more protein than is provided by the typical egg, which contains 5.54 grams.
Enhance a healthy sauté of curried vegetables or a salad with sliced almonds.
Add some almond butter to a breakfast shake to boost its taste and protein content.
Almonds and apple slices make a wonderfully simple, on-the-go power snack.
Spread a little almond butter on toast or down the center of a stalk of celery.