We bring to you Guna’s organic cashews right from Goa and all that you need to know about them!!
Regular cashews are treated with sulphur for whiteness and packaging flushed with nitrogen to make it more crispy and crusty!!! Guna’s Organic cashews are free from all such nasties!
Ever heard that the shape of fruits and vegetables gives a clue as to what it is good for? Well, the little cashew nut is shaped like a “smile.” :):)
Organic Cashews – these super nuts belong to the family of Anacardiaceae, which also includes mangoes and pistachios, and are originally native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil.
Organic Cashews are a tasty snack and much more if you are following a vegan eating plan. In fact, knowing a bit about cashew nutrition may have you reaching for those raw cashews with a smile on your face. Their mild sweetness and smooth texture add flavor and body to many raw food dishes. The facts of cashew nutrition is even superior to their properties of taste and texture.
Popping that handful of cashews will not only boost your tryptophan levels, it is just the start of the health benefits of cashews. A single ounce of raw, unsalted cashews showcases an impres-sive array of raw minerals, ready to nourish the cells of your body. These minerals are potassi-um, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron, sodium, manganese, zinc, copper and selenium. Cashews are also rich in folate and vitamin K. This array of minerals offers far superior and gen-uine health benefits that far exceed conventional drug therapy.
The health benefits of cashews include a healthy heart, strong nerve and muscle function, im-proved bone and oral health, relief from diabetes, anemia and gallstones.
By offering antioxidant defenses, they also aid in the formation of red blood cells and encourage a better immune system.
Cashews are very nutritious and a powerhouse of proteins and essential minerals including cop-per, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. Sodium is also present in very small quantities.
Cashews also contains vitamins such as C, B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B-6, folate, E (alpha-tocopherol) and vitamin K (phylloquinone).
Organic Cashews are a source of oleic acid and provide a good quantity of monounsaturated fat and low amounts of polyunsaturated fats with no harmful cholesterol, if consumed appropriately.
Health Benefits of Organic Cashews
Healthy Muscles and Nerves:
Cashews are a good source of magnesium, which is vital for the healthy development of bones, muscles, tissues, and organs of the body.
The presence of very low amounts of sugar and no harmful cholesterol in cashews makes them safe for diabetic patients! It even helps in lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Research has shown that the wealth of antioxidants like anacardic acids, cardanols and cardols in cashews make them effective for people undergoing treatments for tumors and cancer.
Red Blood Cells:
Cashews are rich in copper, which helps in the metabolism of iron, aids in the formation of red blood cells and helps in keeping bones and the immune system healthy.
Bone and Oral Health:
Cashews also provide phosphorous, which is essential for the healthy development of teeth and bones.
Cashews are a source of dietary, iron which is vital for carrying oxygen around the body and aids in the functioning of enzymes and the immune system.
The regular inclusion of healthy nuts like cashews can help to lower the risk of formation of gall-stones.
We bring to you our mouthwatering organic cashew superfood recipe!!!..Enjoy the taste and the stay healthy!!!