PLANT FOOD FACTS ~ Cashew

Cashews pack 67% of the daily copper requirement, needed to form red blood cells.

Cashews (español: marañón) are commonly referred to as nuts, but they are really seeds, native to Brazil but grown in many other warm climates nowadays. They are rich in nutrients and are reported to help with weight loss, blood sugar control, and a healthy heart.

Nutrition: 1 ounce (28 g) raw unsalted cashews
calories 157
carbohydrates 9 g
copper 67% DV
fat 12 g
fiber 1 g
iron 11% DV
magnesium 20% DV
manganese 20% DV
phosphorous 13% DV
protein 5 g
selenium 10% DV
thiamine 10% DV
zinc 15% DV
vitamin B6 7% DV
vitamin K 8% DV
SOURCES: HEALTHLINE