Obriens Own Granola Almighty Almond
A delicious snack or addition to yogurts, ice creams and cereals! Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E, containing 24 mg per 100 g. They are also rich in monounsaturated fat, one of the two “good” fats responsible for lowering LDL cholesterol. Claimed health benefits of almonds include improved complexion, improved movement of food through the colon and the prevention of cancer. Recent research associates the inclusion of almonds in the diet with elevating the blood levels of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowering the levels of LDL. (LDL is the bad form of cholesterol that has been linked to atherosclerosis and heart disease). As a mid-day snack, topping for yogurt or ice cream, or evening dessert our almond granola is a sure bet to satisfy!