Our raw almonds are all natural, supreme sized nuts.
They make a healthy snack that’s packed with protein, fiber,
calcium, zinc, and antioxidants. Medical research shows that
almonds can lower the risk of heart problems because they’re a good
source of monounsaturated fats. For the almond connoisseur, these
are nonpareil supreme 20/22 raw almonds.
These almonds are pasteurized. We also sell unpasteurized, raw,
4 Surprising Health Benefits of Raw Almonds
1) Good Source of Protein: Our raw almonds have 7 grams of mighty
protein in every serving, to help build and maintain muscle,
jumpstart your metabolism, and keep you feeling full. This also
makes almonds a great pre- or post-workout snack.
2) Lower Cholesterol: Among commonly eaten nuts, almonds have the
highest amount of monounsaturated fat. This is the heart-healthy
“good” fat that can lower cholesterol levels. A 2005 study
published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that
consuming almonds had the same effects on lowering LDL “bad”
cholesterol levels as first generation statin drugs.
3) Control Blood Sugar: For diabetics and those keeping an eye on
their blood glucose levels, snacking on almonds may be a good idea.
A 2007 study published in the journal Metabolism found that eating
almonds with a high-glycemic food such as white bread helped to
regulate spikes in blood sugar and reduced the glycemic index of
the meal overall.
4) All-Around Health Nut: If you’re looking for healthy and
satisfying snack ideas, raw almonds are a perfect choice. Not only
are they packed with protein, but they are also a good source of
dietary fiber, calcium, potassium, magnesium and antioxidants.
Eating almonds is a great way to help you meet your daily nutrient
Our Registered Dietitian’s Top Pick
Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut loves almonds because of
their overall nutrient package including naturally occurring
vitamin E, calcium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, phosphorous,
iron, and magnesium. Research has linked almonds to improved
overall diet quality in adults. Plus, each serving of almonds has
about 4 grams of fiber, 7 grams of protein, and 9 grams of
monounsaturated health-helping fat that is linked to decreasing bad
(LDL) cholesterol levels and increasing good (HDL) cholesterol.
Enjoy a handful of almonds as a snack or mix them with your
favorite dried fruit. Our Health Nut loves them with dried tart
Ways to Enjoy Raw Almonds
Our family loves snacking on these raw almonds just as they are in
their natural state, but you can also use them in other ways! Try
the almonds as a crunchy topper for your favorite salad, or as a
healthy addition to baked treats such as cookies, biscotti or
muffins. You can also enjoy them over oatmeal, or tossed with
granola and trail mix. For a delicious spread to enjoy on toast or
pancakes, make almond butter by blending the almonds in a food
processor or high-powered blender. The possibilities are endless
when it comes to ways you can use these delicious raw almonds.