Sunday 7 August 2016

Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Cashew nuts contains vitamins and minerals and full of anti-oxidants, which are required for functioning the body. Cashew is kidney or bean shape, sweet and crunchy, and children love to eat them. It contains high calories, vitamins and minerals, copper, magnesium, and zinc. It helps in digesion, healthy gums and teeth, improve bones and nerves to make healthier.

Scientific name: Anacardium occidentale.

Origin : Brazil, but later Portugese brought these nuts to India.

In Different Languages:

Tamil  -  Munthiri Paruppu
Hindi  - Cashew nuts or ‘kaju‘
Telugu - Jeedipappu
Malayalam  - Andiparippu
kannada- Geru Beeja
Gujarati - Kaju

Health Benefits of  the Cashew Nuts:

Prevents from Cancer
Cashew nuts contains Proanthocyanidins and high copper content which fight against cancerous cells and stop them to divide further.

Keeps your Heart healthy
Cashew nut contains aleic acid and low fat content which makes your heart healthier and the anti-oxidant will prevent you from hear diseases.

Decrease High Blood Pressure
It will decrease your blood pressure, due to the presence of magnesium.

Healthy Hair
Copper content is present in cashew nut, which helps your hair get that color.

Healthy Bones
Due to the presence of magnesium, it will impreove the bone healthy.

Prevents Gallstones
It reduce the development of gallstones.

Helps in Weight Loss
Due to low fat content present in cashew nut, it will reduce your body weight.

Helps Digestion

Healthy Gums and Teeth

Pleasant sleep
During night time, daily taking cashew nut will make you relax and gives pleasant sleep.