The Benefits of Cashews

Guys, you know what’s bananas?

Cashews. I mean, they come from apples, but still, these nuts are insane. You already know they’re crazy tasty, and that they’re in Metabrew, but it’s preposterous how good they are for ya too. Most people don't know about the benefits of cashews. Packing a healthy dose of mono- and poly-unsaturated fats that fight bad cholesterol and promote cardiac health, these little guys are easy for your heart to fall in love with.

Cashews are nuts worth protecting

Cashews are nuts worth protecting

Not only that, but cashews are packed with essential amino acids that your body needs but can’t produce on its own, magnesium for your muscles, and iron for better blood. Having a rainy day on the inside? Research has shown that eating a bunch of cashews actually boosts serotonin levels, and that the tryptophan in ‘em can work as well as an anti-depressant.

One more thing that’s pretty neat about these little nuts is that every single cashew you’ve ever eaten has been picked and shelled by hand. Finally, If you still haven't hit your quotient of cashew facts for the day, or if you just love those films from 8th grade Bio, this documentary is definitely for you.


Thumbnail photo credits to: Flavors of Brazil.