"Cashews are high in polyphenols and carotenoids, [which are] antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and could ultimately reduce the risk of several chronic diseases
"Calcium and vitamin D are certainly important nutrients for bone health, but the Bone and Health Osteoporosis Foundation also lists vitamin K as an important
Antioxidant-rich nuts and seeds are widely recognized. Antioxidants destroy free radicals, preventing illness and inflammation.
Antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin make cashews healthy for eye health. Antioxidants are essential for eye health and free radical protection.
"Cashews are rich in vitamin E, a potent antioxidant that protects brain cells from oxidative damage," adds Best. Vitamin E may lessen cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease risk
Nutrients research found that nut eaters are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Nuts' protein, fiber, and fats make them satiating and weight-loss-friendly.
Cashews help your ratio reflect lower LDL cholesterol and greater HDL. Cashews lower "bad" LDL cholesterol, according to a 2017 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition research.
Heart disease kills more Americans than stroke, respiratory illnesses, diabetes, and Alzheimer's combined.