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Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability in people with diabetes. Controlling blood sugar and lowering blood pressure and cholesterol can help reduce your heart disease risk. Almonds have long been recognized for their heart health benefits. That’s because they have a unique nutrient profile that helps reduce risk factors associated with heart disease.
n ounce of almonds a day can help reduce heart disease risk in people with diabetes. Almonds are a low glycemic index food which helps to control blood sugar.
In fact, research shows that eating almonds for breakfast is a great way to stabilize your blood sugar levels for most of the day. The powerful nutrient package of almonds also includes hunger-fighting protein, filling dietary fiber, “good” fats and important vitamins and minerals such as magnesium and potassium to help lower blood pressure.
Here are 10 ways you can bite into the power of almonds.
1. Toss 2–3 cups of almonds with a beaten egg white before tossing them with spices and roasting—the egg white helps the spices adhere to the almonds. A one ounce serving (23 almonds) will give you 6g protein, 5g carbohydrate and 14g fat.CONTINUE READING...