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cashew nut

Cashew nuts

Popularly considered as a delicious and crunchy snack all over the globe, Cashew nuts are much healthier and useful than anyone could think of. Will you believe that the primitive tribes used various parts of the cashew plant for medicinal purposes? Well, do not be surprised if they offered a cure for cracked heels, fungal activities, stomach aches, diarrhea and even snake bites. Known for its distinctive sweet aroma and buttery texture when ground, Cashew nuts have also found a predominant place in almost all cuisines and food varieties ranging from sweets, cakes, biscuits, confectioneries, health drink to curry preparations, gravies and rice dishes. They not only enhance the taste and fragrance of the food preparation in which it is used but also enhance its nutritive value to a considerable extent.

Specialty of Sram and Mram Cashews:

It is a known fact that Cashew tree botanically known as Anacardium occidentale grows well in tropical climatic conditions. Hence our company has invested its interests in Cashew tree favourable locations like India and Cambodia. The main aim is to provide superior quality Cashew nuts that are personally examined and carefully loaded so that wastage is minimized for the benefit of our global clientele. We have a good reputation among our customers for our high Out Turn ratio and nut count. It is only because of our dedicated, committed efforts and adherence to quality standards, we have earned the name of a trustworthy supplier of Raw Cashew nuts.

Nutritional facts about Cashew nuts:

These nuts are highly nutritious and are said to be a powerhouse consisting of proteins and vital minerals such as calcium, copper, iron, potassium, iron and magnesium. Though it also contains sodium it is found in less quantity. It also has Vitamins such as Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B 2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), Vitamin C, folate, Vitamin B6, Phylloquinone (Vitamin K) and alpha-tocopheral (Vitamin E). It offers good amounts of mono-unsaturated fats and less quantity of polyunsaturated fats without harmful cholesterol when consumed in right quantities and is also a good source of oleic acid.

Major health rewards offered by cashew nuts:

  • Promotes healthy heart –When compared to other nut varieties cashews contains moderate amounts of good cholesterol which absorbs shock (if any) to the heart and along with the antioxidants in it enhances heart health.
  • Prevents the incidence of cancer – Cashews are rich in copper and also a certain type of flavonols called proanthocyanidins which is effective against combating cancerous cells. Studies and researches have proved that this nut is very preventive especially against colon cancer.
  • Controls blood pressure – Being a rich source of magnesium, cashews help lower high blood pressure.
  • Promotes glossy and healthy Hair – The presence of oleic and linoleic acids along with copper in cashews help hair gets its silky texture and deep colour either when consumed or applied topically in the form of oil.
  • Promotes shiny and healthy skin – Apart from being a rich source of phytochemicals, antioxidants and proteins, cashew nuts are packed with zinc, iron, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium, hence promotes shiny and healthy skin.
  • Aids in Weight loss – The Omega 3 fatty acids and dietary fibers present in Cashew nuts is said to keep the consumer satiated for long while improving the metabolic processes that aid in burning excess fat in the body. Hence nutritionists and dieticians recommend moderate amounts of unsalted cashews in the daily diet.
  • Promotes healthy nerves, bones, teeth and gums – The calcium and magnesium in Cashew nuts are main reasons for maintaining nerve, teeth, gum and bone health to the optimum.
  • Other health benefits – Cashew nuts aids in proper iron absorption and utilization, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis, eliminates free radicals and filters harmful UV rays to maintain the most favorable health.

Now that we have known the various health, medicinal and culinary benefits of cashew nuts, why not make it a habit to include them in our daily intake and stay blessed.