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Cashew / Kaju

Don’t you simply love them in your kheers and in your chikkis ? Well you might as well pop one or two raw.

They help keep you energetic and maintain your body weight!

Health and Nutrition Facts

Protein - Cashew nuts provide protein and fiber to body.
Heart – Cashews have no cholesterol. Cashews contain healthy mono unsaturated fat that promotes good cardiovascular health.
Antioxidants - Cashews are rich in antioxidants that help in the elimination of free radicals which are one of the causes of cancer.
Bones and teeth – Cashews are a good source of magnesium; this works with calcium to support healthy muscles and bones in the body. The combination also helps maintain healthy gums and teeth.
Energy food - Cashews have high copper content and is vital in energy production, greater flexibility in blood vessels, bones and joints. It is an energizing food.
Weight management – The high energy density and high amount of dietary fiber in Cashews both are attributes to a beneficial effect on weight management.
Menopause - Cashews contain magnesium, which helps the body cope with stress, helping promote normal sleep patterns in menopausal women.

    Interesting Facts

    • Pirangi Cashew tree -This famous tree near Natal, Brazil, is a 177-year-old cashew tree covering nearly 2 acres of ground. It was planted in 1888 by a fisherman who was unaware it had a genetic mutation that would allow it to eventually take over so much space. When the branches of the Pirangi tree touch the ground, it puts down roots and keeps growing, unlike a typical cashew tree. Today the tree is a tourist attraction and park located a few hundred yards from the beach.
    • Pistachio, Mango, Cashew and Poison ivy are in the same family.
    • In certain regions of Guyana, parts of the cashew plant is used to treat ailments as diverse as a snakebite to diarrhea.