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Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Apr 15, 2013

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Want a quick, healthy snack? Try almonds! 

Why eat almonds? These tear-shaped nuts are packed with healthy nutrients such as fiber, riboflaviAlmondsn, magnesium and iron. Almonds have more calcium than do other nuts and provide vitamin E.

Almonds are among the best plant sources of protein, and they're good for your heart.

Need more convincing? Most of the fat in almonds is the heart-healthy monounsaturated variety.

 

 

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