Research has shown that 20% to 43% of college freshmen report skipping breakfast, by far the most frequently skipped meal among this group.1 2 3 4 That’s an unfortunate statistic, because daily breakfast consumption among US adults may… Read more
While the summertime temperatures in California’s almond growing region often reach the high nineties and even into the hundreds, almond trees thrive in the warm California sun. Perfectly suited to the state’s Mediterranean climate,… Read more
Happy Almond Day! Almond Day is celebrated annually on February 16, in conjunction with Heart Health Month, because almonds and heart health go hand in hand. In fact, scientific evidence suggests that eating 1.5 ounces of most nuts, such… Read more
Every almond you eat exists because a honey bee pollinated an almond blossom, but did you know the bees benefit, too? Almond orchards provide honey bees with their first natural food source each year, supporting a healthy start to their… Read more
Almond milk has proven to be a satisfying option for people who are looking to avoid lactose; eat fewer animal products or less soy; get less saturated fat and cholesterol, and, in the case of unsweetened almond milk, watch their calories… Read more
Did you know that 92 percent of Americans snack sometime throughout the day,1 and, often, more than once? So when you think about it, your snacking choices can be key to making or breaking an eating pattern.
A recent study2 funded by the… Read more
February is a month filled with expressions of love. To celebrate in February and beyond, California Almonds is sharing all the things to love about almonds, including a consumer favorite: almond milk. Consumers have many choices when it… Read more
Recent research from scientists at the US Department of Agriculture, funded by the Almond Board of California, shows that both roasted and unroasted almonds provide fewer calories than thought?and that the number of calories is largely… Read more
You can’t deny that almonds are a great snack. They taste great, whether you like them natural, roasted or flavored. They’re healthy – a one-ounce handful provides half your daily needs for vitamin E, is a significant source of magnesium… Read more
With its cool winters and hot summers, California’s Central Valley offers unique and ideal growing conditions for many diverse crops that are eaten in a “Mediterranean diet,” including our favorite -- almonds.
The Mediterranean diet… Read more