Blog Category: Nutrition & Wellness

Beat the Heat with Almond Summertime Treats

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

Celebrate Your Favorite Heart-Smart Nut on Almond Day!

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

Almonds + Honey: A Sweet Pairing

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, from Orchard to Carton

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

Almond Board-Funded Research: Simple Swap-In of Almonds Can Add Up to Big Nutrition

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

Ode to Almond Milk

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

The Skinny on Almond Calories

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

Feel Good About Making Almonds Your Snack of Choice

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

Adopting and Protecting the Mediterranean Diet

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

Here Are Some Basics About Almond Milk

Because we often get questions about almond milk, we wanted to answer the most frequently asked -- just for you. Almond milk seems like it’s getting really popular, right? Yes, almond milk is increasingly popular. According to Nielsen,… Read more