Cashew nuts are no stranger to us, especially for those with a healthy diet. Cashew nuts are used to produce milk substitutes such as cashew milk, cheese, and cashews with cream sauce, because of the high nutrient content contained in cashew nuts that this nut has become popular and often appears in healthy menus of Vietnamese as well as other countries around the world.

 

Nutritional content in 100g of cashew nuts:

Cashew nut is trusted in many countries around the world because of the nutritional quality it brings.

According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), an average of 100g of cashew nuts contains about:

Energy: 605 Kcal

Protein: 18.4 gam

Glucid: 28.7 gam

Lipid: 46.3 gam

Fiber: 0.6 gam

Vitamin: vitamin E (0.9 mg), vitamin K (34.1 mg), vitamin B6 (0.417 mg)

Mineral: Canxi (28 mg), Natri (12 mg), Kali (660 mg), Magie (292 mg), Folate (25 mcg)

 

Five benefits of cashew nuts for our health

Cashew nuts are good for heart health

Studies show that monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids have the ability to lower the levels of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides in our body, thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular troubles. .

Cancer prevention

The types of antioxidants found in cashew nut such as anacardic acid, cardanols, and cardols are effective for people with cancer and undergoing cancer treatment.

Promotes red blood cell formation

Cashew nuts are rich in trace amounts of copper, which support iron metabolism, support the formation of red blood cells (RBCs), and help keep bones and the immune system healthy. In addition, the copper content in cashews is also very important for the nervous system and bones of the body, helping to prevent anemia, osteoporosis and irregular heartbeat.

Prevent gallstones

Gallstone is a disease caused by the occurrence of cholesterol stones, so regularly eating cashews can help lower cholesterol in the body and reduce the risk of gallstone formation.

Eating cashews helps to lose weight

In a cashew nut contains about 75% unsaturated fat that has the ability to reduce bad cholesterol and does not affect good cholesterol. Therefore, eating a sufficient amount of cashews can still provide enough energy for the body without worrying about weight.

 

 

With the mission of bringing joy and health to consumers, CPT CORP has been creating many cashew nut products with the highest quality from the best raw materials, we are proud to be one of the largest manufacturers and exporter of cashew nut products in Vietnam.

 

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