It's the nut that health experts can't say enough good things about. Growing research reports that almonds pack enough nutritional punch to fight many of America's leading health threats, including obesity, heart disease and diabetes. That's good news for a natural snack that also helps curb hunger and tastes great! Almonds are an excellent source of protein, magnesium, antioxidant vitamin E, riboflavin, phosphorus and copper. Almonds are cholesterol free and when enjoyed without salt, they are sodium free. Almonds do contain fat but it is mostly unsaturated, including 60% monosaturated fat, the "heart healthy" variety.