Health Professionals

Nutrition & Research

Australian Almond Ambassador Sara Grafenauer is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian of 13 years. She is a graduate and academic at the University of Wollongong and consults specifically to the food industry. Sara’s research interest is in the area of satiety signalling and functional foods. She has a passion for food, cooking and naturally, she loves almonds!


Sara has completed a research report on the role of almonds in lowering LDL cholesterol.

As LDL cholesterol is a significant bio-market for heart disease, this report also provides a context for the role of almonds and heart health.










Downloadable Reports:

Almonds and Lowering LDL Cholesterol

(health professionals)

Almonds and Lowering LDL Cholesterol


The value of almonds in a healthy Australian diet


Fact Sheets

Literary Reviews

Nuts & Children Eat Nuts & Manage your weight
Nuts & Fats
Nuts & Vegetarians
Nuts & Pregnancy
Nuts & Weight The Role of Nuts in Heart Health
Nuts & Allergies
Nuts & General Health
Nuts & Heart Health

Above documents provided by Nuts for Life


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