Almonds are the fruit of the tree and are actually considered a seed, rather than a nut.
There are domestic varieties which we commonly eat, and wild ones which are high in levels of lethal cyanide.
Nutritionally dense and a rich source of the B vitamins riboflavin, thiamine, B6, niacin and folate, vitamin E, and minerals; calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus and zinc. They are also rich in dietary fibre, as well as mono-unsaturates omega 6 and 9 fats. Almonds also contain phytosterols, nutrients known to be heart protective. During digestion, almond flour can be fermented into short-chain fatty acids, in particular butyrate which is great to aid digestion and promote a healthy gut microbiome.
Product of Australia