Almonds and Phytic Acid/Phytates

Do almonds have high levels of phytic acid or phytates? Should we care? Nuts and seeds as a class tend to be high in phytic acid, a substance that reduces your ability to absorb the minerals in the mineral-rich nuts and seeds. Almonds are no exception. From a 1987 review article by Harland and Oberleas, […]

Phytic Acid In Nuts

Do nuts have high levels of phytic acid / phytates? Should we care? Nuts and seeds as a class tend to be high in phytates which reduce your ability to absorb the minerals in the mineral-rich nuts and seeds. The only exception I have seen is chestnuts. From a 1987 review article by Harland and […]