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Health & Nutrition

Almonds are one of the world’s most nutritious foods. Over 20 years of research shows that eating almonds can offer an array of benefits to good health.

Nutritional Value

Almonds pack a powerful nutrient punch.

With 6 grams of plant protein, 4 grams of fiber, 13 grams of "good" unsaturated fats (only 1 gram of saturated fat), magnesium, antioxidant vitamin E, and so much more in every healthy handful, almonds are the perfect crunch for every diet.

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Health Benefits

Almonds for a healthy life.

From heart health to weight management, diabetes and more, almonds benefit you in so many ways.1

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Beauty Benefits

Natural beauty from the inside out.

Skin care regimens abound but emerging research suggests that one delicious addition to your skincare routine may be in your pantry instead of your makeup kit: almonds.


Explore our research on the health benefits of almonds.

For over 20 years, the Almond Board has invested in sound science to better understand the benefits of including almonds in your diet. The current body of almond nutrition research totals over 175 peer-reviewed publications on subjects such as heart health, weight management, diabetes and blood sugar regulation, and more.

State of the Science

1. Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces of most nuts, such as almonds, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. One serving on almonds (28g) has 13g of unsaturated fat and only 1g of saturated fat.