ALMONDS FOR YOUR HEART
With Heart Disease being the leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S. the amazing Heart-Healthy benefits of almonds is welcomed news to us all.
- Treehouse Almonds are cholesterol-free and boast 13 grams of monounsaturated "good" fat per one ounce serving.
- The good news continues, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “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.”
- U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend that the majority of your fat intake be unsaturated. One serving of almonds (28 grams, or about 23 almonds) has 13 grams of unsaturated fat and only 1 gram of saturated fat.