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A new study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds that a certain 'portfolio' of foods, including almonds, soy, lean meats and fish can reduce LDL, or "bad," cholesterol as much as a first-line statin. Click here to obtain more information and new heart-healthy recipes.

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Almonds are one of the few foods that taste just as good as they are good for you. Every year, scientists uncover more about the tremendous health benefits that almonds offer, including helping to prevent heart disease. Check out the latest findings on the health benefits of almonds.

 
 

Everyone gets snack attacks. When it happens to you, says Dr. Susan Lord, reach for the almonds! They have three of the key macronutrients, she says, including a little bit of fat, a little bit of carbohydrate and a little bit of protein, plus a lot of vitamins and minerals that are good for you.

 
 

Get great tips and techniques from two chefs who love cooking with almonds! Chefs Joyce Goldstein and Bill Wavrin like almonds every way--whole, roasted, slivered, chopped or ground into flour--and in almost every food from fruits and vegetables to grains, eggs, fish and poultry. Read their ideas for storing and cooking.

 

Match Made in Heaven

Almonds pair well with many kinds of foods, and one of them is wholesome whole grains such as brown rice, oatmeal and quinoa. Team almonds with these grains for fare that is both incredibly good and good for you. Read on...
Watching Your Weight

Almonds can help you maintain a healthy weight. Studies have found that these nutrient-dense nuts are so nourishing that people who eat them tend to cut calories from other foods; they don't consumer extra calories or gain weight.
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Best Healthy Almond Recipes

Almonds complement a huge array of foods like no other nut.

Here are ten special almond recipes that are healthy, a cinch to make, and reflect the culinary range of this versatile nut.




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