A L M O N D S & Y O U R H E A L T H
According to a new New York Times article entitled Nuts Are A Nutritional Powerhouse, eating nuts everyday is really, really good!
And Zest cakes and cookies are 75 to 80% California almonds. That's NUTS!
Results published In March 2015 JAMA Internal Medicine conducted among more that 200,000 men and women in the Southern United States and Shanghai, found that the more nuts people consumed, the lower their death rates from all causes and especially from heart disease and stroke.
All The Best From Zest
Considered a delicacy for thousands of years, the first almond tree was planted on the coast of what is now California by Franciscan monks in the mid eighteenth-century. Although quite popular for centuries throughout Spain, Morocco, Greece, Israel, and the Middle East, California now leads the world in almond cultivation and boasts the United States’ largest specialty crop for export.
Almonds are quite well known for their numerous health benefits and medicinal value providing relief for a plethora of ailments including respiratory disorders, constipation, anemia, psoriasis, impotency, and diabetes.
Almonds are a natural source of vitamin E, calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper, and niacin.
Almonds are known to boost energy thanks to the presence of manganese, copper and Riboflavin.
Almonds are rich in fiber, high in protein, strongly anti-inflammatory, and boast an estimated glycemic load of zero. For more information see Tree To Table on this site.
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