Marks Daily Apple


But why should you be eating them? Almonds are a good source of supplementary protein, providing 7.62 grams of protein per quarter cup serving, compared to just 5.5 grams for the average egg. In addition, they are an excellent source of manganese, potassium, copper and vitamin E and also provide a hefty dose of heart healthy monounsaturated fats. In fact, ounce for ounce, you could say that almonds are a real health nut!


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Dr Terry Wahls


“coconut milk yoghurt or almond milk yoghurt is ok to eat.”


Chris Kresser


“As you can see, many of the highest calcium sources in our diet do not come from dairy, and you can get plenty of calcium on a daily basis by eating lots of leafy green vegetables, or by eating bone-in fish. If you had two cups of leafy greens and a can of bone-in sardines in one day, you’d already have eaten around 840 mg of calcium. Add in some herbs and spices, and 2 ounces of almonds, and you’d be at the 1,000 mg mark easily.”


Gary Taubes


Diet Detective: What’s always in your fridge and pantry?

Gary Taubes: Eggs, full–fat Greek yogurt, butter, almonds, coconut butter.


Dr Peter Attia


  • Between 6 and 8 pm – after-dinner snack consisting of:
  • 3 oz cashews, 1 oz almonds, 2 oz peanuts, 1 oz macadamia nuts, 2 cups of coffee with a total of 6 tbsp heavy cream.


Robb Wolf


Favor nuts lower in omega-6, like hazelnuts and macadamias, and minimize nuts high in omega-6, like brazil nuts and almonds.


Paul Jaminet


We recommend:

  • Low omega-6 fats and oils from animal or tropical plant sources, to taste. Good sources include:
    • palm oil, palm kernel oil, olive oil, avocado oil, macadamia nut butter, almond butter, cashew butter


Stephen Guyonet


“Almonds Inhibit Dyslipidemia and Vascular Dysfunction in Rats through Multiple Pathways”.  Yay.


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