General Info

Achal Cashews

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition in a nut shell:

Cashew kernel is a nutritious and tasty edible tree nut. It has a balanced nutritive profile. The nutritive values present in Cashew kernels are proteins, fats, carbohydrates and vitamins. It is a source of minerals like magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, iron and other minerals, which helps prevent anaemic and nervous ailments. So, with the right knowledge it is easy to figure out that the Cashew kernel does wonders to the human constitution. 100gms of cashewnuts contribute about 600 calories.

 

 

Nature's vitamin Pill:

Mother nature has gifted cashew kernels with vitamins like Vitamin E, Thiamine, Riboflavin etc. For more details please refer to the nutrition table inNutrition Information.

Cashew has 0% cholestrol.


Some facts about Fat:

Cashews are rich in fat. In fact, it constitutes about 47% of the total weight of the nut. This could be good news for people who feel weak or debilitated, but what does it mean to people who are conscious of their weight and fat intake? Cashews have what is called as the "good" fat. The ratio of Saturated: Monounsaturated: Polyunsaturated is 1:2:1 which is ideal for human consumption. The relative abundance of monounsaturated fatty acids in Cashew nut is an advantage. The fatty acid profile in cashews is conducive to the promotion of good health and the relative abundance of fat in Cashew nut in no way poses a nutritional risk. Consumption of Cashews on a large scale may add to your weight but moderate consumption will be beneficial.

 

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