(box 335g)

Description

 

Cashew nuts are a richly sweet product of the cashew tree, they have gained popularity for their unique flavor and their numerous health benefits.

Cashews are filled with nutritional content. They contain protein and high levels of the essential minerals iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese, which are great for holistic health solutions and healthy diets.

 

Cashew nuts have a relatively high fat content (12 grams per ounce, 2 grams saturated fat), but it is considered “good fat.” This is due to the agreeable fat ratio in the nut, 1:2:1 for saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated, respectively, which scientists say is the ideal ratio for optimal health.

 

Here are some of the benefits of cashew nuts:


- Cashew contains healthy monounsaturated fat that promotes good cardiovascular health, because monounsaturated fats reduce high triglyceride levels which are associated with increased risk for heart disease.

 

- Cashew is rich in antioxidants that help in the elimination of free radicals that may cause some cancer.

 

- Cashew is a good source of magnesium; this mineral works with calcium to support healthy muscles and bones in the body. It also helps promote normal sleep patterns in menopausal women.

 

- Cashew nuts have a high energy density and high amount of dietary fiber, both have been attributed to a beneficial effect on weight management, when eaten in moderation.

 

- They have high copper content which is vital in energy production, greater flexibility in blood vessels, bones and joints.

 

- Cashew nut consumption helps the body develop bone and connective tissue, and produce the skin and hair pigment melanin.

 

-  Research has also shown that chemicals in cashew nuts kill the bacteria that causes tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis and leprosy.

 

Tips

 

Cashews spoil quickly at room temperature and should be refrigerated. If refrigerated in a tightly sealed container, they will keep for six months or up to a year if frozen.

 

Whether roasted, salted, or sugared  the cashew nut, often used as a flavorful complement to appetizers, main dishes and deserts, packs a mix of nutrients and minerals not found in many common foods. Roast them with a drop of oil and mix them with rice for a nutritious dish full of flavor!

 

 

 

Weight:  330 g 

 

Packaging: Biodegradable plastic bag in a reusable transparent box