Did you know that cashew is a fruit originated from Brazil? That’s right, a fruit! The cashew nut that we often enjoy as a snack or on cookie recipes comes from the stem of the fruit, which is roasted and coated in salt or sugar before making its way into our lives.
Today, November 23rd, is Cashew Day :) and we will celebrate this wonderfully delicious super food by spreading awareness on some of its benefits!
Countless Benefits. 1, 2, 3, GO…
Contrary to the popular belief that eating cashews and other nuts can make you gain fat, a considerable amount of cashews in your diet can provide you with many health benefits, such as improving overall heart health. Several studies show that consuming cashews in your diet, contributes to lowering cholesterol and reducing overall inflammation, thus keeping your heart in check.
Cashew Nuts also contain a ton of dietary fibers, which aid in digestion. Fibers are essential in any healthy diet but should be consumed with caution nonetheless, as excessive consumption may cause bloating. A small amount such as a half handful have been linked to decreased digestive diseases in individuals. The consumption of cashews on a regular basis and may also help in avoiding blood diseases. They are rich in copper, which plays an important role in the elimination of free radicals from the body.
There’s even research that shows that this remarkable seed may, in fact, be an effective antidepressant, were one to consume two handfuls of them a day. But as always, this should always be consulted with a physician first and foremost.
Other benefits include the consumption of cashews and use of its derived oils to protect the eye and reinvigorate hair and skin! As it is rich in copper and other minerals, these contribute as antioxidants and accelerate melanin production in the body.
How will you celebrate Cashew Day?
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