5 SURPRISING BENEFITS OF CASHEW NUTS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Fruit of the cashew tree and belonging to the oilseed family, the cashew nut, much appreciated as an aperitif, can be find in Brazil, Africa and India. Here are five reasons to consume it daily and add it in the preparation of your dishes.
IT GIVES ENERGY
Rich in magnesium and vitamins, cashew nuts help prevent fatigue. It helps fight stress, lower blood pressure, and thus more easily find sleep. Having a high mineral content, including iron, this fruit helps fight anemia.
IT AVOIDS CUTTINGS
We find in cashew nuts a high rate of vegetable proteins, which provide a feeling of satiety. It therefore avoids cravings that arise during the day. It is therefore advisable to consume a portion of 30g, or around twenty, rather than rushing for a piece of cake. For example, you can mix nuts and mix them with natural yogurt. Be careful, however, not to abuse this appetite suppressant.
IT PREVENTS CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
Contrary to popular belief, cashews, like almonds and hazelnuts, do not make you fat. Composed of good fats, it allows in particular to lower the rate of “bad cholesterol”. By adding it to your diet, you limit the risk of cardiovascular disease.
IT LIMITS THE RISK OF DIABETES
This fruit is made up of unsaturated fatty acids. Eating it regularly would help some people to control their blood sugar level, and therefore reduce the onset diabetes of type 2. It is nevertheless essential to be monitored by a doctor or a dietitian.
IT IMPROVES ORAL HEALTH
Nothing can replace daily brushing and regular visits to a dentist to have beautiful teeth. But some foods can be recommended for good oral hygiene, starting with cashews. Thanks to its oil which it contains with antimicrobial virtues and its phosphorus content, the teeth will be strengthened, and the bacteria causing cavities in part eliminated.