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Benefits of Cashew
The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen that produces the cashew nut and the cashew apple.
1. Cashew nuts
Cashew nuts are actually seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil. Cashew apples, The seed we know as the kidneyshaped cashew nut is delicate in flavor and firm, but slightly spongy, in texture.
2. Description
Cashew nuts are actually seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil. Cashew apples, while not known in the U.S., are regarded as delicacies in Brazil and the Carribean. The seed we know as the kidneyshaped cashew nut is delicate in flavor and firm, but slightly spongy, in texture.
3. Healthy Heart
Cashews contain low fat content when compared to other nuts and that too in the oleic acid form which is very healthy for heart. They are cholesterol free and the antioxidants present keeps you away from heart diseases.
4. Lowers High Blood Pressure
Cashew nuts lower your blood pressure with the help of magnesium present in them. These proanthocyanidins and high copper content in cashew nuts help fight against cancerous cells and keeps you away from colon cancer.
5. Helps Hair
Copper is the mineral which helps your hair get that color. So if you take cashews which are full of copper content, you can get that black hair that you always wished for. nuts are also containing a small amount of zeaxanthin, an important pigment flavonoid antioxidant, which selectively absorbed into the retinal macula lutea in the eyes.


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