The almond is a species of tree native to Iran and surrounding countries but widely cultivated elsewhere. They are also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. It helps your ticker stay healthy. They lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and are packed with vitamin E, magnesium, and potassium, which helps oxygen and nutrients flow more freely through the blood. We know hearts represent love, so show your ticker some lovin’ with almonds. They are bone-building food.