*Good news about almonds and heart health. 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 (28g) has 13g of unsaturated fat and only 1g of saturated fat.
About Almond Board of California
In 1950, almond growers asked the United States Department of Agriculture to approve a Federal Marketing Order, so they could all work together to improve the quality and marketing of their crop. At that time, the Almond Board of California (then called the Almond Control Board) dealt primarily with compliance issues. Over the years, our scope has broadened. While compliance is still a crucial part of our activities, the Almond Board now engages in production, nutrition and market research, advertising and promotion in domestic and international