In August of 2014, James Hamblin looked at some of the effects of almond agriculture as well as the health benefits of consuming the trendy nut. “Coverage of almond-nutrition research necessarily affords a narrow vantage on health. It seems like every day someone asks me to dichotomize a health trend: good or bad. Almonds are a great example of why I'm terrible at doing that,” he wrote.
In Photos: The Almond's Awful Secret
People are eating almonds in unprecedented amounts. Is that okay?