Amazing Health Benefits Of Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nuts are considered the world’s finest nuts. Macadamia nuts are small buttery flavoured nuts cultivated from macadamia nut trees which are grown in tropical climates. Macadamias really are a richAmazing Health Benefits Of Macadamia Nuts source of Vitamin A, iron, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and folates. Additionally they contain moderate amounts of zinc, copper, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and magnesium. Macadamia contains antioxidants like polyphenols, Proteins, flavones and selenium. It is also a good source of carbohydrates like sucrose, fructose, glucose, maltose plus some starch based carbohydrates.

Macadamia Nuts Health benefits:

Macadamias contain significant levels of protein which the body needs to form and repair muscle and connective tissues, it’s also important in blood plasma development. The protein in macadamias includes essential and non- essential proteins.

Macadamia nuts are one of the very few plants which contain omega 7, a monounsaturated essential fatty acid that works to lower cholesterol, prevent heart disease, helps you burn fat faster and it is important for skin health.

Macadamia nuts also contain e vitamin, a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from the damaging effects of toxins. Vitamin E also helps heal wounds, delayed premature wrinkling of skin and could reduce your risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Macadamias are rich in dietary fiber. Soluble fiber promotes satiety, provides roughage, slows digestion and reduces hunger and could assist in reducing constipation and diverticular disease.
Macadamias is a great source of magnesium which is essential in nervous activity and muscle contraction.

Macadamias is full of calcium which is the major component in bone formation. Additionally, it plays an important part in many other body processes.

Macadamia nuts are loaded with thiamin (vitamin B1), 1 cup of macadamia nuts provides over 100 % of your daily thiamin requirement. Thiamin is essential for converting carbohydrates into energy as well as for maintaining the health of the central nervous system.

Advertisements

Posted on August 2, 2013, in Health and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: