A popular nut low in carbs, almonds are a healthy choice as they contain monounsaturated fats, fiber, plant protein, and other nutrients. They contain antioxidants, which are largely concentrated in the brown layer of their skin. It also has Vitamin E which help protect cells against oxidative damage and maintain skin health. It also helps control blood sugar and blood pressure given its magnesium content and mildly lowers LDL cholesterol. Due to its protein and fiber, it reduces hunger which helps in weight loss while its riboflavin and L-carnitine supports brain function.