Top 5 Health Benefits Of Eating Macadamia Nuts
Lose It!|Volume 38
Macadamia Nuts are a treasure trove of nutrients. Packed with good fats, vitamins and minerals, these tree nuts hold many health benefits. Here are six reasons to add this powerhouse ingredient to your shopping list.
Ashleigh Roman

Macadamia trees are native to Australia, but since the nuts have become a popular ingredient in many cuisines, they are now cultivated all over the world, including here in South Africa. These versatile nuts with their unique combination of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients have proven benefits for your health.

Enjoy macadamias raw, tossed in a salad or blended into a smoothie as a wholesome and delicious alternative to other nuts, and enjoy the benefits of vitamin A, folate, iron, manganese and proteins. Macadamia nuts are also rich in oleic acid and omega-9 monounsaturated fat, moderate in fibre, and low in carbohydrates.

Macadamia nut oil is terrific for low-carbers, too, as long as it’s extra-virgin, virgin, cold-pressed or organic.

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