Cashew nuts: benefits and properties

properties-cashew The nuts they are heart-healthy foods that, in addition to having a great nutritional power, provide important properties and benefits that help us to take care of and protect our health.

It is true that on calories of nuts very much has spoken, especially because they are tremendously rich in calories. However, it is true that its benefits and nutritional properties are greater, so that its caloric content goes into the background (as long as they are consumed in small quantities).

The ideal - and recommendable - is to consume a handful of nuts every day, but never exceed this amount or consume them in excess, since then your calories will be higher.

Benefits of cashew nuts

He cashew It is a dried fruit extremely rich in unsaturated fatty acids, especially linoleic and oleic.

For this reason, it is known that this tiny but powerful dry fruit is ideal to take care of both our nervous system and our skin.

Also, unlike what you might think, is a dry fruit capable of lower high cholesterol (especially the bad cholesterol, LDL) and increase the levels of good cholesterol (HDL).

Therefore, it is ideal to take care of and protect our heart, since HDL cholesterol decreases the risk of coronary heart disease.

As we will see below, cashews are very rich in B vitamins, nutrients necessary for our heart, for the brain and muscles, as well as to help us assimilate carbohydrates.

Also, they are very good nuts when it comes to increase defenses , so its consumption is ideal both in the autumn and winter months, when we need strengthen the immune system .

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