Blog Category: Nutrition & Wellness

How to Achieve Your Very Best Self

Success begins with our mind - it’s the single most powerful asset you have to drive the change you desire for yourself. The mind allows us to envision our goals and becomes the driving force behind our physical efforts. But without… Read more

February is the Best Month to Celebrate Almonds: Five Reasons to Love this Crunchy, Natural Snack

The month of February gives us so many reasons to celebrate almonds! February 16th was National Almond Day – one of my favorite food holidays – and February is also National Heart Month. To celebrate, let’s take it back to basics.… Read more

New Study Explores Almonds as an Option for Breakfast-Skippers

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

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