Also known as the "World's Healthiest Nut" Cashew nuts the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree.
Not only do cashews have a lower fat content than most other nuts, approximately 75% of their fat is unsaturated fatty acids, plus most of the unsaturated fat content is oleic acid, a heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. Studies show that oleic acid promotes good cardiovascular health.
Cashews are nutty yet pleasantly sweet in taste. Cashews are eaten as a snack either on its own, salted or sweetened.They are used as a garnish in sweets and desserts, mixed with smoothie health drinks, trail mixes and more!