What are Cashew Nuts?
This popular kidney-shaped nut derives from the Cashew Tree in Brazil. For years the Cashew Nut was discarded, due to its colourful fruit. The fruit was given more importance until the full benefits of the Cashew Nut had been revealed. Little did they know they had been throwing away the most vital part. Cashew Nuts contain a handful of antioxidants and Vitamins such as vitamins E, K and B6, all important elements to your health and well being for those that enjoy to hit the gym or keep active.
Why buy Cashew Nuts?
As we’ve sadly discussed, the Cashew Nut had been the forgotten hero for years, thrown out because of its better-looking brother, they probably didn't hear the saying ‘It’s what is on the inside that counts’. Cashew Nuts are and now and always will be a key snack for the dreaded commute or a tasty addition to a home cooked meal, packed with essential minerals, vitamins and a whole lot of protein. Don't just buy them for their sympathy vote, these Cashew Nuts have benefits beyond their taste.
Are Cashew Nuts Good for you?
Cashew Nuts are nutritionally very rewarding, and like many other nuts their nutritional profile offer a large range of benefits to you and your body. Because of their high-fat content, they can often be misinterpreted as ‘unhealthy’ (they’ve had a hard life these cashews), but in fact contain healthy fats such as monounsaturated fats, which when consumed instead of polyunsaturated fats have been shown to contribute to to lower cholesterol levels and regulate normal blood sugar levels. THE PROTEIN WORKS™ Cashew Nuts are extremely good for anyone who is interested in their health and well being these protein-packed champions are not to be messed with
Health Benefits of Cashew Nuts?
Let's take a minute to boast about its credentials. Do you know that the pain we experience days after resistance training is caused partly by inflammation? This is where cashew nuts come to the rescue. High in Copper, Selenium, Manganese and Zinc which all contribute to protecting against oxidative stress also known as inflammation.
THE PROTEIN WORKS™ have sourced the finest Natural Cashew Nuts, ensuring that they are in their purest form, just as nature intended. These nuts don't discriminate. If you’re looking for a tasty way to improve your health check out the extra nutritional benefits below..
Protein - Contributes to the maintenance and growth of muscle mass.
Selenium - Contributes towards normal function of the nervous system and normal spermatogenesis
Copper - Contributes to the maintenance of normal connective tissue, normal functioning of the nervous system and Iron transport in the body.
Iron - Plays a role in the process of cell division and transportation of oxygen in the body.
Vitamin E - Contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Vitamin K- Contributes to normal blood clotting and maintenance of normal bones.
Who should have Cashew Nuts?
The easiest question out the lot. Everyone! Simple as that! Cashew Nuts are a perfect addition to your supplement stack no matter what your goal is. Packed full of flavour, protein and vitamins you really can't go wrong! Oh, can't forget the most important part, they're also delicious. If you love theses you’ll love our Cashew Butter take a look and Excercise Your Tastebuds™.
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Ideal as a high protein snack anytime of the day.
If you like natural cashews then you're going to love Cashew Butter. Blended down to a nice soft smooth paste perfect for pancake or porridge toppings. Why not try some more Fruits, Nuts & Seeds we have on offer including, Whole Almonds and our made in house Nut Butters.
Q. What are Natural Cashews made from?
A. Natural Cashews are made from 100% cashews with nothing added or taken away.
Q. When should I use Natural Cashews?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals but we recommend taking them as a healthy snack.
Q. What are main reasons for using Natural Cashews?
A. Natural Cashews are mainly used as a healthy snack to curb cravings, keep you feeling full or to provide key nutrients and help athletes meet their elevated nutritional needs.
Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with Natural Cashews?
A. Yes Natural Cashews are perhaps best known for improving heart health, reducing bad cholesterol and aiding fat loss.
Q. Are all cashew nut products the same no matter what brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called pure it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking Natural Cashews?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking Natural Cashews.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using Natural Cashews?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Endurance athletes and those new to weight training. Or just those wanting to eat healthy.