necessary for lasting satisfaction. Consequently they come in handy during weight loss programs
due to their provision of stellar satiety and lesser calories.
Almonds are one of the best examples of nutritious tree nuts on earth (Spiller et al. 286).
Almonds provide healthy unsaturated fats, which is cholesterol free. One ounce of almonds
contains six gram of protein, six grams of fiber, one gram of niacin, 75 grams of calcium, 0.3
grams of riboflavin, and 7.4 grams of vitamin E. They are naturally low in sugar concentration
and are salt free (Almond Board of California, Powerful Nutrition).
Almonds maintenances gut health, through supporting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract to
retain overall health and immunity of the body (supports prebiotic) as well as backing in
intestinal tract health. Due to presence of significant levels of vitamin E, almonds are termed as
antioxidants as they assist the body to fight against any free radicals which can damage the body
(Almond Board of California, Powerful Nutrition). If free radicals formed after the body burning
oxygen are not removed, they can cause heart diseases and cancer. The fiber found in almond
helps the body to maintain natural digestive health. Calcium found in almonds works together
with Vitamin D, to create healthy teeth and bones, normal functioning of muscles and nerves
among other (Chen et al. 2248).
Evidently, almond is a powerful food component in the modern American public health and
beyond. The product is a source of nutrients with valuable impact on the health of the people
particularly on weight, heart and weight related issues. The continuous consumption of the
products can help in reduce the public health concern in regard to the conditions. Eventually, the
public health sustainability will be enhanced with the improved control of the diseases. Firms