CASHEWS AND WALLNUTS

Nuts provide key protein, nutrients, good fats, and antioxidants. It aids in the reduction of cholesterol and helps you live longer.

Cashews are rich in iron, high in magnesium (more than almonds). The unsaturated fat existent in cashews is predominantly oleic acid (the same as in olive oil).

Cashews help prevent cancer, promote a healthy heart and strong bones, and are also good for your skin and hair (they are rich in copper).

Walnuts, on the other hand, are high in omega 3 fats, antioxidants. Walnuts are good for your heart, can help protect against cancer. Walnuts are also good for your brain, they aid in reducing depression and the risk of age related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

In the past, nuts fell into the “bad for you” category. However, in recent years, studies have shown that nuts are indeed extremely healthy. For more info, Check out the Boston Globe article featuring Fastachi for more insights into Longevity in a Nutshell.

This a quick summary of the unlimited benefits of walnuts, cashews, and nuts in general. If you would like to dig deeper and read more detailed articles, you can check out the helpful links below:

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/05/19/7-walnuts-benefits.aspx

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/benefits-of-cashew-nuts/

http://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-and-nutrition/0406/why-you-should-go-nuts-for-nuts.aspx#02

 

 

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