Benefits of Cashews
Cashews are a great source of fat, protein, and fiber. These tiny nuts have been consumed since ancient times in Asia as well being used by the Aztecs to create cakes known today as tlacoyos.
These cashew seeds contain monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAS) which help control cholesterol levels and boost good HDL cholesterol resulting in maintaining cardiovascular health. They also contain iron suggesting they can be beneficial for pregnant women and children. Cashews also contain B vitamins, vitamin E (antioxidant) which may be beneficial for those with heart disease or diabetes. Also, there is no gluten so they may help some people suffering from lactose intolerance as well relieving the symptoms of chronic sore throats and colds as it contains antibacterial agents present in essential oils such we now know to fight germs that cause coughs – these include clove oil which is a natural expectorant.
Benefits Uncovered: Being rich in protein and fat, cashews contain essential amino acids that form tissue building blocks within the body. They are also known to be good sources of magnesium which helps with nerve function as well as calcium providing abundant amounts needed for strong bones- especially when consumed prior to bedtime (a great idea). Cashews have been shown to lower blood pressure in people with hypertension and also help to prevent gallbladder dysfunction, a common issue of old age. Also benefiting people with diabetes, it is famous for helping lower blood glucose and may improve HDL cholesterol levels which in turn benefits heart health.
Naturewise that’s right I said Naturewise contains only cashews – no peanuts!! They are another brand proudly known as ‘family owned’ and found on nearly all supermarket shelves offering the same great quality nuts but they do contain some peanut oil.
Cons of Cashew (Nut) Paste: As they contain a high amount of fat, plain cashew paste is great when combined with other foods such as on toast or fried rice but care should be taken in the quantity ingested to avoid overindulgence and unwanted weight gain, especially if trying to lose weight. They assimilate easily into the body however so too much can actually weigh down your cardiovascular system which cannot do well with being overworked.
Natural health benefits of Cashew (Nut) Paste: Known to be high in fiber, cashews are an effective vegetable that dissolves cholesterol and kidney stones and also the potent anti-bacterial properties found within their shells make them an important treatment in fighting illnesses such as sore throats and colds caused by respiratory viruses – very commonly experienced by everyone at some point! Also making a welcome addition to the chicken soup which is excellent for strengthening the immune system.
Pros of Cashew (Nut) Butter: Not as weighty in comparison to plain cashews – less filling and therefore promoting balanced intake and losing excess body fat but still offering similar health benefits from their irresistible taste. Bound in its velvety, smooth butter form rather than chunks, it is cut with water to produce a paste that can be blended into salads vegetables or incorporated right into your favorite ingredient packed healthy protein dish.
How many cashews should you eat in a day?
Whichever form of cashew paste you decide to consume is what will come into your digestive system and then be fermented by bacteria for the majority of your gut’s ecosystem which subsequently releases beneficial flora – keeping all organisms happy inside from cancer-bearing cells, bad bugs, and viruses. They are also a great source of fiber that may help regulate blood sugar levels in diabetics and high cholesterol health conditions. The gastrointestinal tract finds cashews moisturizing and aids healthy digestion – highly recommended!
To help fight infections such as the common cold, sore throats, arthritis, and eczema that are given to us by strangers when we’re out in public it is best to try a paste or an oil derived from raw unsalted nuts. Raw foods with high elder concentrations of nutrients promote strong immunity against all types of infectious diseases including herpes simplex type 1 (HS V-1), HSV-2, and herpes simplex type 8 (HSV8).
The harsh, unsightly plaques on Caucasian’s infected areas are caused by cellular mutations called new viruses resulting from weak immune system response. The delayed or compromised anti-virus proteins being produced in the course of the disease will now be altered due to exposure over extended periods leading to these extensive symptoms that may include sore throats, dry mouth pain, and fever causing some misgivings. Should these suffer any infection the immune system may be greatly compromised and well on its way to set itself up for an auto-immune condition whereby when the body believes it is under attack from invisible enemies – like viruses, malevolent pathogens, or toxins – it attacks what it perceives as “toxins” with autoimmune responses producing antibodies against healthy cells this can also occur in animals where they are stimulated by famine (hungry) to make antibodies that preserve life but can also fat-cat the immune system causing auto reaction disease. However, most rural indigenous cultures used anti-virus anthrax lamps and eat raw nuts naturally high in elder extracts metals/ion acids giving ordinary folk’s immunity a superior boost.
Raw mature natural cashews soaked for 12 hours results in enzyme inhibitors that retard cancer growth, aid digestion especially of fats nasty inflammatory acidic omega 6 fats [OH-).
What does cashews do for your body?
Cashews are a great source of dietary fat and protein, and they are also a good source of vitamin E, magnesium, and zinc. They are also a good source of soluble fiber, which can help to regulate blood sugar levels and lower cholesterol.
Cashews are an excellent source of the antioxidants lignans and phytosterols. Lignans are a type of phytonutrient that has estrogen-like properties and has been shown to protect the body against cancer. Phytosterols are a type of antioxidant that can help to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and other types of cancer.
In addition to all these health benefits, cashews are also a great source of dietary protein and fiber. They also contain medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are a type of healthy fat that is metabolized quickly and provides energy quickly.
So, what are you waiting for? Start incorporating cashews into your diet today!