Cashews have a lower fat content than most other nuts, with the majority of these being heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Studies have suggested that to lower your risk of heart disease, enjoy a handful of cashews, or a tablespoon of nut butter, at least 4 times a week – fantastic news for us nut butter addicts! Cashews are a great source of magnesium, which is good for our blood pressure and our bone structure. They also provide us with copper which has an is important role in energy production and antioxidant defences. Many people avoid nuts for fear of weight gain, but research states people who regularly ate nuts actually lost weight – so shake off those concerns and enjoy the delicious taste and many health benefits of nuts!
Top Top: Cashews add a great crunch to any dish – sprinkle over a salad, a bowl of porridge or on top of a smoothie