Why Almonds The sweet crunch of the almond is enough, but there's so much more. Almonds are the perfect healthy snack. They come from sustainable2 and innovative family farms. They have tons of health benefits and are a flavorful and indispensable ingredient in apps, entrées, sides, and desserts. Growing Good: Sustainability and Community Our commitment to sustainability.2 The Almond Board of California supports sustainability in all its forms - from water usage and waste reduction to bee health. Learn More Health & Nutrition Almonds for a healthy lifestyle. Almonds are great for your health, super nutritious, and can keep you looking good. We've done our research to show you why. Learn More Snacking Own your snacktime with almonds. Nothing beats a handful of delicious and nutritious almonds for energy and great taste. Learn More Recipes & Trends Master your almond creativity. Almonds make for a mighty ingredient in meals and snacks, both in restaurants and at home. Learn More Get started View All Recipes All About Almond Milk All About Almond Butter All About Almond Flour All About Green Almonds Almond Lifecycle Tracing the almond's journey. Grown in California's ideal Mediterranean climate, almonds have many stages in the journey from orchard to table. Explore every part of the almond lifecycle - from the bloom to snack time. Learn More History & Global Usage Explore almond history and culture. Almonds through the ages, and in the context of the different cultures that eat them. Learn More Almond Living Magazine View All Beauty Beauty from the Inside Out Learn More Growing Good Vox Creative: Almond Farmers are Pioneering Sustainability Learn More Food Inspiration Almond Power in Plant-Based Dishes Read More Real-life Owning It @californiaalmonds 1. Scientific evidence suggests, but does not prove, that eating 1.5 ounces per day 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 of almonds (28 grams) has 13 grams of unsaturated fat and only 1 gram of saturated fat. 2. Sustainable almond farming utilizes production practices that are economically viable and are based upon scientific research, common sense and a respect for the environment, neighbors and employees.