Almond flakes are rich in nutrients.
Almond flakes, like the almonds themselves, contain vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber and therefore have a health-promoting effect.
They are high in healthy unsaturated fats. Unsaturated fats are an essential component of a healthy diet. Regular consumption of them is believed to lower overall cholesterol.
Almonds are rich in vitamin E, a well-known antioxidant, a substance that stops oxidation processes, thus clearing the veins and preventing heart disease and slowing down cell aging. It is believed that almonds contribute to the maintenance of healthy bones through the content of calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, vitamin K, protein and zinc. In addition, almonds contain: B vitamins, fiber and phosphorus.
Nutritional value of almond flakes per 100g
Energy value 2489kJ / 602kcal – 30% RWS *
Fat 50.6g – 72%
including saturated fatty acids 3.9 g – 20%
Carbohydrates 9.5 – 4%
including sugars 5g – 6%
Protein 21.9g – 44%
Fiber 10.4 g
Salt 0.07g – 1%
* RWS – Reference Food Value
Almond flakes are most often used to decorate cakes and desserts. They can also be used as a coating for meat or vegetable cutlets, as a sprinkle on dishes and as a crispy addition to salads. They are an ideal ingredient for home-made muesli or healthy energy bars.
Store in a dry, cool place.