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The benefits of nuts and seeds
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On CTV Morning Live, one of Vancouver's top morning shows, retail RD Patricia Chuey talked about how to incorporate nuts into your diet and as it's heart health month, almonds are a great heart healthy food.  She highlighted that almonds are a source of good quality fats, with a serving of 23 almonds containing 160 calories and pointed out that new research (Baer) found that it's even 25% lower than previously thought. She also mentioned almonds contain 12 vitamins and minerals and fibre and showed them in ABC’s portion tin.  Additionally she suggested adding almonds to a salad, using almond flour for added protein and nutrients in baking and instead of reaching for chips making spiced almonds.

About the Almond Board

Almonds from California are a natural, wholesome and quality food. The Almond Board of California promotes almonds through its research-based approach to all aspects of marketing, farming and production on behalf of the more than 6,000 almond growers and processors in California, many of whom are multi-generational family operations. Established in 1950 and based in Modesto, California, the Almond Board of California is a non-profit organization that administers a grower-enacted Federal Marketing Order under the supervision of the United States Department of Agriculture. For more information on the Almond Board of California or almonds, visit Almonds.com or check out California Almonds on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and the California Almonds blog.

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