Raw Cashews

raw cashews being prepped for "milk"

Cashews are a nutritious and delicious addition to a balanced diet

They are rich in healthy fats, particularly monounsaturated fats, which can support heart health by reducing bad cholesterol levels. Cashews are also a good source of plant-based protein, making them an excellent choice for vegetarians and vegans. Additionally, they are packed with essential vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, which supports muscle and nerve function, and iron, which is vital for maintaining healthy blood.

Their antioxidant properties, thanks to compounds like copper and zinc, help protect the body from oxidative stress and support overall immune function. Incorporating cashews into your diet can contribute to better heart health, improved digestion, and enhanced overall wellness.

Detailed Nutrition Facts

Here are the approximate nutritional values for 28 grams (1 ounce) of raw, unsalted cashews:

Total Fat12.4 g19%
Saturated Fat2.2 g11%
Monounsaturated Fat7.8 gN/A
Polyunsaturated Fat2.2 gN/A
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium3 mg0%
Total Carbohydrates8.6 g3%
Dietary Fiber0.9 g4%
Sugars1.7 gN/A
Protein5.2 g10%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Calcium10 mg1%
Iron1.9 mg11%
Magnesium83 mg20%
Phosphorus168 mg24%
Potassium187 mg4%
Zinc1.6 mg15%
Copper0.6 mg67%
Manganese0.5 mg23%
Vitamin B60.1 mg6%
Folate7 mcg2%