Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Enhances production of breast milk
Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Improves hair, skin and nails
Pain reliever
Provides energy

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 oz; Calories: 157; Fat: 12g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbs: 9g; Fiber:1g; Sugars: 1.7g; Protein: 5g; Potassium: 5%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 10%DV

Did You Know?

  • Cashews are great for nerve health! They are rich in magnesium, which is stored on the surface of bones. The magnesium keeps calcium from entering nerve cells, which keeps blood vessels and muscles relaxed.
  • Daily intake of cashews can reduce your risk of developing gallstones by up to 25%.
  • Cashews are rich in antioxidants like selenium, copper, and magnesium, as well as vitamins like riboflavin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, and niacin.
  • Cashews have been shown to help post-menopausal women get a better night's sleep!

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Roasted
  • Added to sautéed vegetables

Farming Trivia:

  • They are originally native to Northeastern Brazil.
  • Cashews are produced in tropical countries, because the trees they grow on are very frost sensitive.
  • Shells of cashews are toxic; that's why cashews are always sold shelled to consumers.

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.