Almonds contain

 heart-healthy unsaturated fats which helps reduce total cholesterol, lower your blood pressure and decrease the risk of stroke

 6 grams of protein per serving, which means they can help build healthy muscle 

 amino acid L-arginine which makes your arteries strong and helps your body heal

 vitamin E which helps decrease artery plaque and could potentially help stop the growth of cancer cells

 Potassium, which helps lower blood pressure, and helps decrease your chances of cardiovascular disease

 up to 7 times as much potassium as a glass of milk

plant sterols, which block the body’s absorption of cholesterol

and to top it all off

Almonds aid in liver function and cleansing

 Have it after a night of one too many glasses of wine and you just might be ok!