Jumbo cashews freshly roasted to perfection and then slightly salted to enhance a truly delicious taste.
Another Cashew for you to love! These Salt and Pepper Cashews are roasted and seasoned to perfection. Great for snacking on, this nut will be a favorite at any event and in your home!
Cashews come from a tree Native to the Amazon rain forest originally, and in about the 16th century the Portuguese came and took these trees into other countries where they are cultivated commercially today. Some of the leading cashew producers today are India, Brazil, and parts of Africa. The cashew comes from a tree that produces a cashew apple. The cashew itself is the seed found in the middle. Cashews have many health benefits and are an excellent sour of copper, magnesium, zinc, manganese, and phosphorus.
STRONG BONES/MAGNESIUM: Bone health and strength not only requires calcium, but also magnesium. In fact, the majority of the magnesium found in our bodies are found in the bones. These two minerals dance together as they help regulate nerve and muscle tone. Cashews are a great source of magnesium which is also helpful to lower blood pressure, help with sleep patterns, and reduce the severity of asthma and even helps those with frequent migraine headaches.
HEART HEALTHY FAT: Cashews tend to be lower in fat than many other nuts. They are full of the monounsaturated fats that have all the same benefits like olive oil. Monounsaturated fats along with a healthy low-fat diet helps lower triglycerides which reduce the chances of heart disease.
COPPER SOURCE: Copper is directly related to the development of bone and connective tissue in the body. It is also excellent for the elimination of free radicals. Cashews are an excellent source for copper.
Cashews also reduce the chances of getting gallstones. The Nurses’ Health Study gathered dietary data on 80,718 women, consuming at least an ounce of nuts a week, like cashews, lowered the risk of developing gallstones by 25%.
Cashews have about 38% of the daily recommended value of mono-saturated fats and help reduce triglyceride levels for diabetics. A study published Obesity Journal show that people who eat nuts at least twice a week are less likely to gain weight than those who never do. The study concluded that out of the almost 9,000 participants who consumed nuts at least two times a week were 31% less likely to gain weight than the ones who almost never ate nuts.