With our Eco-Friendly farming practices in place, it is evident from recent tests conducted that with the application of trace elements, minerals and the use of beneficial microbes, our almonds show significant higher levels of the following important vitamins and minerals...
Calcium is a mineral which the body needs to maintain strong teeth and bones; it supports their structure and hardness.
It is also needed for muscle movement and for nerves to carry messages between the brain and every body part. It assists blood vessels to move blood through the body and release important enzymes and hormones that affect almost every function in the human body.
Copper is an essential trace mineral in all body tissue. Copper along with Iron, helps in the formation of red blood cells. It assists in keeping blood vessels, nerves, the immune system and bones healthy.
Phosphorus is a mineral present in every cell of the body. Most of the phosphorus is found in the bones and teeth.
It plays an important role in the bodys utilisation of vitamins carbohydrates and fats and in the synthesis of protein for the growth, maintenance and repair of tissues and cells.
It is also crucial for the production of ATP, a molecule the body uses to store energy.
Phosphorus assists in the contraction of muscles, in the functioning of kidneys, in maintaining the regularity of the heart beat, and in nerve conduction.
Folate is a B vitamin, associated with heart health, cancer protection and lowers risk of birth defects in new born babies.
Magnesium is a mineral essential for healthy nerve and muscle function and for strong bones.
An average serve (30 grams) of almonds, provides 75% of the recommended dietary intake for magnesium.
SELENIUM - Essential for a well-functioning immune system and thyroid gland, and helps to protect cells in the body from damage.
ZINC - Necessary for a strong immune system and healing and protecting the skin.
IRON - Is an essential component of proteins involved in oxygen transportation to the entire body.
ARGINE - found in almonds is an amino acid or building block of protein that helps keep blood vessels relaxed and elastic.
Eating a handful of almonds (30g), at least five times a week reduces the risk of developing heart disease by 30-50 % compared to people who don’t eat nuts.