Packed with omega 6 fatty acids good fats fibre and carbs almonds are one healthiest food that we can have. Almonds help improve brain function and memory reduce the risk of heart diseases control diabetes prevent gallstones lower cholesterol stimulate hair growth and make the skin healthier. These are the reasons why we start our day with almonds every day. We're fans of the nutty taste and aroma of almonds but we've got to admit it can get a tad bit boring to have them every single day. It can get tricky to make kids especially picky eaters eat almonds.