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Can almonds help my heart?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Almonds can help your heart. Almonds are high in Vitamin E, calcium, iron, riboflavin and fiber. They are also high in magnesium. Both magnesium and Vitamin E are necessary for proper heart function. The fiber in almonds is also important in keeping cholesterol levels normal. Almonds have the highest amounts of fiber of any nut. They supply 3 grams of fiber per ounce.

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