Macadamia nuts are buttery flavored and grown in trees in tropical climates. Nutrients present in macadamia nuts include carbohydrates, Vitamin A, Iron, Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Manganese, Copper, and Magnesium. Macadamia nuts have antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Regular consumption of macadamia nuts strengthens the bones. They are rich in phosphorus, manganese and magnesium. They help in bone mineralization. They improve dental health. They help in the absorption of nutrients and control bone depletion. The minerals in the nuts help in creating bone tissue.
Prevent the development of cataract and maintain healthy vision as they are rich source of omega-3 and omega-6.
Macadamia nuts are rich source of Iron and Copper which helps in the production of red blood cells. They help the body rejuvenate blood cells, improve blood circulation and revive body organs.
The flavonoids in these golden nuts act as antioxidants in our body and protect us from) getting affected by free radicals. The antioxidants bind the free radicals which are responsible for cancer cells and help the body to expel them.
Prevent Type-2 diabetes
Regular intake of macadamia nuts reduces the chances of getting type -2 diabetes as they have low glycemic index.
These nuts are rich in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Daily intake of these nuts keeps your gut healthy as it removes the toxins from the body, and helps to relieve from constipation. It helps to keep a check on balance between good and bad bacteria in the intestine.
These nuts have anti inflammatory properties which help to heal the inflammation of bones in auto-immune conditions like arthritis. Omega 6 in macadamia protects the body from inflammation and reduces the symptoms of arthritis.
Takes care of brain health
The Palmitoleic acid in these nuts helps in protecting nerve cells and helps the brain to function well. It contains highamounts of oleic acid, vitamin B1, manganese, copper, magnesium which help develop healthy nerve cells in the brain. These nuts are rich in omega 9 which helps improve positive stimulation in the brain and improves memory, recall and retention abilities.
Protect heart health
Macadamia nuts are absolutely cholesterol free. They can be added in the diet in any form like raw nuts, nut butter, macadamia oil. It helps lower the risk of coronary heart conditions. They also contain) Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acid(MUFA) which is good in lowering the cholesterol level in blood thereby reducing the risk of heart attack. Further, it stops the accumulation of cholesterol in the blood vessels. Oleic and Palmitoleic acids in the nuts decrease the level of LDL, bad cholesterol in the body and improves the level of HDL, good cholesterol.