New Delhi: Cashews are kidney-shaped seeds sourced from the cashew tree. These cashews are native to Brazil and were introduced by colonists to Africa and India. It is available around the year, and these nuts have a great shelf life if you can store them properly. Cashews are incredibly nutritious but they are also high in calories so you cannot have them on a daily basis, here are the incredible nutritions cashews have in them.
The unsaturated fatty acids in cashews help in decreasing LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels which reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and heart attack.
Cashew nuts carry unsaturated fats and minerals like magnesium, potassium, and L-arginine in abundance. These nutrients help in the control of blood pressure by dilating the blood vessels
Cashews have high copper content in them. Copper maintains the level of collagen and elastin in our bodies. It also helps in replacing damaged tissue or collagen.
Magnesium and copper in cashews are crucial for the bones as they help with the assimilation of calcium into the bone. Severe copper deficiency is associated with lower bone density and may increase the risk of osteoporosis.