One of the many benefits of the Australian Macadamia nut is that they taste so good while being good for you. Their delicate flavor, versatility and texture make them a delight to consume. Research tells us that Macadamias are a healthy snack choice. They contain a high percentage of good monounsaturated fats, which are also found in olive oil, avocados and almonds. The percentage of the good monounsaturated fats in Macadamias is nearly double that of almonds. Macadamias are a high energy food and contain no cholesterol.
Macadamias contain significant levels of protein which are an essential component of our diet and in our bodies form muscle and connective tissues, hair and nails, are part of our blood and act positively on many aspects of our health. The protein in macadamias comprise essential and non essential amino acids. Macadamias contain all the essential amino acids, with most present at optimum levels.
Macadamias contain a large range of minerals. They are rich in Iron, Potassium, Magnesium and Calcium. Potassium is associated with fluid balance and volume. Magnesium is important in nervous activity and muscle contraction. Calcium is the major component in bone, bone formation and teeth. It plays an important part in many other body processes.
Ingredients - Macadamias (90%) + Cashews (10%) for milling assistance