Cashew Nuts: Benefits and Risks of Dry Fruit

Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids in cashews lower LDL and triglycerides

 Thus, heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease are reduced. The British Journal of Nutrition reports a 37% risk of coronary heart disease.

Copper-rich foods include cashews. Copper deficiency lowers bone mineral density and increases osteoporosis risk.

It maintains collagen and elastin, two vital body structures.Nuts may help manage weight by increasing resting energy expenditure. 

According to a 2004 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition study,

women who rarely ate nuts gained more weight over eight years than those who did.

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