Cashews make for an amazing keto-friendly snack that could help reduce your risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Research also points to the benefits of cashews on your skin and hair, and even your nerves, due to their powerful micronutrient content.
Rich in “heart-friendly” monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic, and palmitoleic acids. These essential fatty acids help lower harmful LDL-cholesterol while increasing good HDL cholesterol in the blood.
Some of the health benefits:
- Boosts heart health.
- Good for eye health.
- Aids in blood clotting.
- Helps improve blood sugar control.
- Boosts immune health.
- Improves iron-deficiency anemia.
Rich in: Iron, magnesium, zinc, copper, phosphorus, and manganese.
Great for:As a snack on its own or combine with other nuts, make your own cashew butter, or top on your healthy breakfast bowl.