1/9 – Eating cashew is not bad for you
Kaju or cashew nut is native to subtropical climate but is widely available across the globe. This tiny kidney bean shaped nut is the powerhouse of an array of nutrients. Cashew nuts are used mostly in Indian desserts and traditional preparations to enhance their taste. Although its puree is extensively used to make thick and creamy gravies with a distinct flavour, kaju is also used to garnish a variety of other dishes too. Not only in India, kaju is very famous in other parts of the world as well.
There is a myth that kaju makes you put on weight and is not a very healthy nut to consume on a daily basis. So, to bust this myth, let’s talk about some of the amazing benefits of consuming cashew nuts.
2/9 – Prevents cardiovascular diseases
As kaju contains healthy fat, it is linked with healthy heart! It is free from cholesterol and also provides essential nutrients to boost the heart functioning.