10 Health Benefits of Almonds (SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN)

8. Almonds and cancer

Almonds are a source of a kind of vitamin E know as gamma-tocopherol, a powerful antioxidant that fights free radical damage and oxidative stress which are linked to cancer.

Numerous studies have found a nut consumption and reduced cancer risk association, which includes a reduced risk of breast, prostate and colon cancer. In one study, almonds prevented colon cancer in rats that were exposed to a colon cancer-causing agent.

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