Many people prefer their almonds to be roasted, but raw almonds are even more beneficial for your health. To start with, they have copper and manganese as well as omega-3 fatty acids and other minerals. They are rich in vitamins B2 and E which are really important for the immune system. They are cholesterol free and they have low glycemic index. That means that people with diabetes can eat them and help them to control their disease.
From a serving size of 100g of Raw Almonds % Daily Value * Calories 500 Calories From Fat 417 Total Fat 50.7g 78% Saturated Fat 3.3g 20% Trans Fat 0g Total Carbohydrates 19.8g 7% Dietary Fiber 11.8g 47% Sugars 4.8g Cholesterol 0g 0% Sodium 1mg 0% Potassium 728mg 21% Protein 21.2g 42% Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 25% Iron 24% Thiamine 17% Riboflavin 49% Vitamin B6 8% Niacin 20% Magnesium 69% Phosphorus 47% Zinc 22% Copper 54% Pantothenic Acid 3% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calories diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.