“Filippo Cea” almond has an exceptional organoleptic profile, is very nutritious, rich in protein, vitamins (especially vitamin B and vitamin E), fatty acids and mineral salts such as magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and iron, it is also characterized by a very low acidity.
Filippo Cea almond provides an important energy boost. Thanks to the large amount of tocopherol, a key ingredient of vitamin E, it has an antioxidant action and it reduces or slows down the aging process by combating skin relaxation and wrinkles.
The presence of phytosterols and fibers is a valuable aid to the entire cardiovascular system by combating cholesterol, but Toritto almond extends its benefits to the intestine too in case of constipation.
The presence of polyunsaturated fats is a very important feature. The wealth of essential oils (59.57%) of which nearly 74% of oleic acid followed by 18.6% linoleic acid and a small portion of palmitic acid give the almond an intense and persistent taste.
The almond skin contains more than 20 antioxidants (flavonoids, widely known for their antioxidant activity). In particular, they would prevent the accumulation and oxidation of cholesterol (also thanks to the presence of vegetable fats in the pulp of the almond)
The chemicals in the skin of the fruit enhance the activity of white blood cells and prevent viruses from spreading. The almond peel would also be effective against the herpes simplex virus, which would cause cold sores.
Almond Filippo Cea is a Slow Food Presidium, a true natural supplement; we recommend about 30 grams per day to combat the effects of time.
Its distinctly pasty and has a balanced taste with fine buttery notes that makes it ideal for pastry making.