Healthy Truth Immunity Series (Part 2) - Almonds

How does our immune system work? When the body senses foreign substances (antigens), the
immune system works to recognize the antigens and rids them by creating antibodies. If the
immune system encounters that antigen again, the antibodies created by the immune system
are ready to do their job.

Polyphenols and Immunity: Polyphenols are a category of compounds naturally found in plant
foods. They contain antioxidant properties that can help keep you healthy and protect against
diseases. They may lower blood sugar levels, lower your risk of heart disease, prevent blood
clots, protect against cancer, promote healthy digestion, promote brain function, and help fight
infections. They are found in vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes, herbs and spices, dark

Almonds are easy to find. Sprouted almonds; not so easy.

Vitamin E: Almonds are very high in vitamin E that acts as an antioxidant in your body and
helps immune system function. The vitamin E helps the immune system fight off invading
bacteria. Also, the healthy fats in almonds help the body absorb vitamin E. Almonds also
contain iron and protein that are essential for immune system functioning.

According to the CDC, over 600,000 deaths are related to heart disease each year, which
accounts for 25% of total US annual death. 12-15 almonds a day can improve good cholesterol
(HDL) and help prevent heart disease.

Almond skin: Almond skins contain high amounts of polyphenols. Sprouting almonds
preserves the almond skin extracts to help maintain the greatest antioxidant capacity.

Sprouted Pizza Almonds: Healthy Truth Pizza Almonds are soaked and dried to wash away naturally
occurring toxins and anti-nutrients so you can get the maximum concentration of vitamins, minerals,
polyphenols, and antioxidants from your almonds. We use sundried tomatoes, herbs and spices to
create an incomparable immune boosting pizza flavor unlike any other.

Sprouted Salt & Vinegar Almonds: Raw enzymatically alive coconut vinegar, Himalayan pink salt, garlic
and onion, makes these immune boosting gems a subtle powerhouse of flavor.