The cashew tree is native to Brazil’s Amazon rain forest,which spread all over the world by Portuguese explorers. The seed we know as the kidney-shaped cashew nut is delicate in flavour and firm, but slightly spongy, in texture. Cashew nuts have no cholesterol, so it is good for people with heart problems. In addition, there are also monounsaturated fat content that helps produce good cholesterol and improve blood circulation smooth. Cashew nuts also contain high fiber so good for digestion and help you lose weight if consumed in moderation. They are a nutritious snack and are great in cereal or for baking. They also make wonderfully rich butters and are a satisfying addition to salads and stir-frys.
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