Healthy Snacks: Almonds
Almonds can be a great portable snack to keep in the car or office as a quick, healthy option. This snack is packed with nutrients! The brown skin of almonds is rich of antioxidants, which help to protect against the oxidative stress that damages molecules in our cells and contributes to aging and diseases like cancer. About ¼ of cup of almonds contain about 200 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 5 grams of protein. Almonds are also rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which promote heart health. This snack provides calories, fiber and healthy fats to help keep you full in-between meals!