Clear your head of the idea that nuts are fattening, especially almonds. Almonds are our oldest cultivated nut, those of us that are health conscious should not avoid them because of “fat”. They are richly used in the Mediterranean cuisine, which is associated with lower levels of heart disease and cancer, oh and a longer life span as well.
They contain rich sources of calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and magnesium. As they have a low glycemic index they are amazing for balancing blood sugar levels.
I would encourage you to go for good sources of nuts and for organic where ever possible. I use www.buywholefoodsonline.co.uk They have a great selection.