Almonds have so many uses in our diests they are definetely not something to be ignored.
For 1 almonds have a low glycemic index, so they wont cause major spikes in blood sugar levels making them perfect for snacking on
But what about the Fats? Almonds are about 50% Fat. About 90% of almond fat consists of mono- and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which have been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease (3).
The main fatty acids in almonds are oleic acid and the omega-6 fatty acid linoleic acid.