Cashews, although known to us as nuts, are actually the stone of a pear or apple-like fruit that grows in India. The separation of the nut from the stone is done manually and is a laborious task, so in the past only rich citizens enjoyed cashews.
Cashews are rich in vitamins A, B2, B1. various proteins, carbohydrates and iron. Just 60 grams of cashews a week is enough to improve the cardiovascular system. Regular intake lowers bad cholesterol levels and improves blood vessel function. Raw cashews have very high amounts of iron, which helps fight fatigue and anemia, helps blood circulation, and thus the amount of oxygen in the tissues. Cashews are also good for skin and hair. Its caloric content should be taken into account, so it is not good to overdo it.
How to use: It is best to eat cashews raw in order to keep all the beneficial substances in it. It can be consumed directly or as an addition to desserts, foods, etc.
Storage: at room temperature, in a dry and cool place.
Nutritional value per 100 g.
|Energy value (Kcal)||591|
|of which saturated fatty acids (g)||8.6|
|of which sugars (gr.)||7.0|