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Cashew nuts Health Benefits And Nutrition Values


Cashewnut belongs to the tree of Amazon that grows up to 15 m high. It has a thick and trunk with branches that they frequently touches the ground so windingly. These fruit often found growing on the drier sandy soils in the central plains of Brazil and are cultivated in many parts of the Amazon forest.It grows in its own kidney-shaped hard shell at the end of this pseudo-fruit, or peduncle. The nut kernel inside is covered with an inner shell, and between the two shells is a thick, caustic, and toxic oil called cardol.

Cashew nuts


Minerals:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Calcium
11.3mg
1%
Calcium
10.4mg
1%
Iron
1.9mg
10%
Magnesium
81.8mg
20%
Phosphorus
166mg
17%
Potassium
185mg
5%
Sodium
3.4mg
0%
Zinc
1.6mg
11%
Copper
0.6mg
31%
Manganese
0.5mg
23%
Selenium
5.6mcg
8%
Fluoride
~
Calorie Information:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
TotalCalories
155(649 kJ)
8%
Carbs
34.4(144 kJ)
 
Fat
103(431 kJ)
 
Protein
17.7(74.1 kJ)
 
Alcohol
0.0(0.0 kJ)
 
Sterols:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%
Phytosterols
~
~
Fat & Fatty Acid
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Monounsaturated fat
6.7g
Polysaturated Fat
2.2 g 
trans fatty acids
0.0mg
transmonoenoicfattyacids
0.0mg
trans-polyenoicfattyacids
0.0mg
Omega-3 fatty acids
17.4mg
Omega-6 fatty acids
2179mg
Vitamins:
Nutrient
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Vitamin A
0.0IU
0%
Vitamin B6
60.1 mgmg
6%
Vitamin B12
120.0 mcg
0%
Vitamin C
0.1mg
0%
Vitamin D
~
~
Vitamin D3
0.0mg
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1%
Vitamin K
9.5mcg           
12%
Thiamin
0.1m
8%
Riboflavin
0.0mg
1%
Niacin
0.3mg
1%
Pantothenic
0.2mg
2%
Choline
~
Betaine
~
Folate
7 mcg
2%
Carbohydrates:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
carbohydrates
9.2g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Starch
6.6g
Sugars
1.7g
Protein & Amino Acids:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Protein
5.1g
10%
Others:
Nutrients
Amounts/Selected Serving
DV%
Alcohol
0g
Water
1.5g
Ash
0.7g
Caffeine
0.0mg
Theobromine
0.0mg

PERSON WHOM MAY CONSUME CASHEW NUTS
  • HEALTHY HEART

  • Cashews have lower fat content, approximately 75% of their fat is unsaturated fatty acids content is oleic acid. Increased OA intake reduces your blood triglyceride and low-density lipoproteins (LDL). It also elevates your high-density lipoprotein (HDL) concentration. This combined action significantly improves your blood lipid profile and lowers your risks of plaque formation and heart disease.

  • BONE HEALTH

  • Cashews are rich in magnesium and copper. Copper plays a role in a wide range of physiological processes including iron utilization, elimination of free radicals, development of bone and connective tissue. Magnesium is also vital for healthy bones. About two-thirds of the magnesium in the human body is found in our bones. Magnesium balances the calcium level in our body and thus helps to regulate nerve and muscle tone. In nerve cells, magnesium serves as a calcium channel blocker that prevents calcium rushing into the nerve cell. By blocking calcium's entry, magnesium keeps our nerves relaxed.

  • GALLSTONES

  • The cashew nut, have been associated with a reduced risk of gallstone disease. At least one ounce of nuts a week, such as cashews, gives women a 25 percent lower risk of developing gallstones. Cashew nuts have high fat content, but it is considered as"good fat." This is due to the agreeable fat ratio in the nut is 1:2:1 for saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated, respectively.

  • WEIGHT LOSS

  • Cashews are recommended for several diet plans, which are a part of weight reduction programs. These are cholesterol free. Cashew nuts have high fat content, but it is considered as "good fat." This is due to the agreeable fat ratio in the nut is 1:2:1 for saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated, respectively. As cashews are rich in dietary fiber and energy density, if consumed in moderate amounts they may be satisfying and wont increases the weight.

  • DIABETES

  • Cashews work with a person's lipid profile and provide beneficial effect on those with diabetes or at risk for diabetes. These nuts aid in reducing triglyceride levels in diabetes patients that protect them from further cholesterol and sugar related problems. Integrating frequent consumption of Cashews into your diet, especially raw cashews, may lower the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

  • LIVER & BRAIN

  • Cashews are the best sources of dietary copper. This mineral helps to breakdown the fat in your food. Inadequate copper intake can raise your blood triglyceride and increase you in risk of fatty liver and heart disease. Copper also needed for proper brain function. Copper is involved in the production and secretion of melanin and dopamine. Without enough copper intakes might leads to severe sun burn, chronic fatigue syndromes, depression and other neurological disorders.



PERSON WHOM MAY NOT CONSUME CASHEW NUTS
  • WEIGHT GAIN

  • The cashews are rich in caloric. However, consuming more than a single serving may introduce too many calories into your meal plan. Hence intake of large amount leads to weight gain in the human body.

  • BLOOD PRESSURE

  • Eating cashews in moderation in a reduced-sodium meal plan is not likely to trigger hypertension, but consuming these nuts in large quantities can make the sodium add up fast. In order to avoid blood pressure consumes less cashew nut.

  • HEAD ACHE

  • Person those who suffer from headaches and migraines, avoid cashews. These nuts contain the amino acids tyramine and phenyethyamine. However, if you have a sensitivity to these amino acids, they can also cause head pain.






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