Almonds2

Potato Chips3

Potato chips are a classic example of a highly processed snack that does not offer many beneficial nutrients. Not only are almonds heart healthy1 and contain better for you unsaturated fats, they are also a good source of dietary fiber.

Almonds2

vs.

Potato Chips3

1g
per serving

Saturated Fat

1g
per serving

40mg
per serving

Sodium

85mg
per serving

3g
per serving

Dietary Fiber

1g
per serving

80mg
per serving

Calcium

10mg
per serving

7.4mg
per serving

Vitamin E

No information available

75mg
per serving

Magnesium

No information available

Nutrition information based on 1oz (28g) serving.

Sources:

  1. Scientific evidence suggests but does not prove that eating 1.5 oz per day of most nuts, such as Almonds or Pistachios, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease. See nutrition information for fat content.
  2. Blue Diamond Almonds Lightly Salted Low Sodium Almonds.
  3. USDA Food Data Central for Potato Chips FDC ID Number 588762.

More Reasons to Choose Almonds

Almonds are a heart healthy1 superfood4 and make a great daily snack. Our Nonpareil supreme almonds are rich in Vitamin E and Biotin and a good source of Magnesium, which are important nutrients for maintaining beauty from the inside out.

One serving of almonds contains more than 50% of the Daily Value for the antioxidant Vitamin E. D-alpha-tocopherol, the form of Vitamin E in almonds, is more potent than the synthetic form of Vitamin E found in some dietary supplements5.

One serving of almonds is a good source of Magnesium which the body needs for bones and muscle function.

Snack Almond Products

Don’t skimp on your snacking. With so many flavors and mixes, you can be sure you get the full benefits of almonds with delicious flavor combinations to please everyone in your family.

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Sources:

  1. 1 oz of almonds has 6g plant protein per serving and are an excellent source of antioxidant Vitamin E and a good source of Magnesium.
  2. www.almonds.com