You are here

Healthy Facts about Macadamias

  • Macadamia nuts have a sweet taste and are a rich source of energy.
  • They are low carb! Great if you are doing a keto diet!
  • They are packed with numerous health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health and wellness.
  • They are a good source of dietary fiber.
  • The nuts contain no cholesterol and are a rich source of mono-unsaturated fat (MUF). Studies have suggested that (MUF) fats in the diet help lower total cholesterol as well as LDL (bad) cholesterol and increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels in the blood.
  • Mac Nuts are an excellent source of minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese and zinc.
  • Mac Nuts are rich in important B-Complex vitamins that are vital for metabolic functions.
  • Mac Nuts also contain Vitamin A and E which possess potent anti-oxidant activities that serve to protect cell membranes and DNA damage from harmful oxygen free radicals.
  • Mac Nuts have high Omega 3 acid which reduces the risk of arthritis, heart disease and promotes healthy inflammation responses within the body.
  • A study done in Hawaii has shown that a daily dose of macadamia nuts has the type of fats present (Omega 9 “Oleic Acid”) that may even encourage weight loss.
  • Omega 7 is a rich and naturally occurring oil in macadamias that has beneficial effects against digestive disorders like gastric ulcer and peptic ulcer.
  • As you can see macadamia nuts have numerous benefits towards living a long and healthy life!