New scientific findings showed that the energy content of cashews -the calories- is 16% lower than what is typically stated on current food labels and databases in the United States, including the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard References. The study also makes a claim to correct this value in order to provide consumers with accurate energy information.
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has recently published the study titled “Cashew consumption reduces total and LDL cholesterol: a randomized, crossover, controlled-feeding trial”.
Plant-based diets have been on the rise for a number of years and they look like they are here to stay. Especially after the recent events, people are more concerned about living a healthy lifestyle. But, not only this there is also an increased awareness about the environmental impact of what we eat especially among the younger generation. As scientists have observed, a plant-based diet is healthy for both people and the planet, here we will run through the basics of a plant-based diet and the health benefits that cashews bring.
Not sure what to do this weekend? Why not make your own cashew nut drink at home in just three easy steps. Cashews are high in iron which contributes to the normal function of the immune system and in addition, their high vitamin K content may also contribute to normal blood clotting and healthy bones. So there’s no reason not to add them into your diet.
Cashews are a widely consumed nut throughout the world. Not only are cashews beneficial for our health, but their subtle and delicious flavor makes them exceptionally versatile to suit both savory and sweet dishes. So, whether for snacking, turning them into spreads or making delicious meals, read on to discover different ways this super food can be eaten.