Almonds are included in this list because, apart from the common knowledge that almonds are extremely tasty and yummy, it is also pretty dense in many nutrients such as magnesium, Vitamin E, iron, calcium, fibre and riboflavin. It also helps a lot in maintaining the healthy cholesterol levels of our body. It also has more fibre than any other nuts grown on trees, so that is a major plus. The fatty acids of almonds are comprised of 91-94% unsaturated fats which primarily help in the maintenance of good cholesterol. Moreover, research has shown that people who eat about 1.5 ounces of dry roasted and lightly salted almonds have no increase in weight while going through a loss of appetite and increase in vitamin E and the “good” fats. Its nutrients also have effects which protect the heart and can help in prolong life by preventing heart diseases and cancer.