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Amazing Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts

Amazing Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts

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Cashew is widely cultivated in tropical climatic regions. The cashew nut itself is used as a popular ingredient in savoury dishes worldwide. Known as “kwayoyi” in Hausa, “eso” in Yoruba, and mkpuru cashew in Ibo, the cashew nuts are loaded with powerful nutrients. Experts suggest that nuts generally are some of the healthiest snack options, and cashew nut is easily available and found in the local markets all year round. According to the book Healing Foods by DK Publishing, some of the highest antioxidant levels of all plant foods are found in nuts. Consumption of cashew and its nut can greatly help in weight management and prevention of gallstones. A study conducted on gallstone showed that nuts rich in vitamins and minerals such as cashew nuts, offer protective factors against this chr