Macadamia nuts are exotic. Food to Live offers both organic and non-organic whole macadamia nuts that are raw, out of the shell, unsalted and ready to bake with or snack on!
Benefits of Macadamia Nuts
Macadamia nuts are an excellent source of protein essential for good health in people of all ages — children, teenagers and adults. For those who want to avoid meat, adding macadamia nuts to your diet can help you get the protein and healthy fats you need to maintain physical energy and mental focus.
Macadamia nuts contain many essential vitamins, minerals and healthy oils. They offer high levels of iron necessary to avoid anemia along with phosphorus and magnesium to create strong bones. In addition, macadamia nuts have high levels of calcium, zinc and vitamin B. What they don’t contain is cholesterol!
With one of the highest levels of omega-7 palmitoleic acid, macadamia nut consumption can help to create soft and supple skin tissue on your face and body. And macadamia nuts contain important antioxidants in the form of flavonoids and tocopherols that can help ward off cancer and heart disease.
Using Macadamia Nuts
Macadamia nuts do not require freezing or refrigeration, making them a great food for carrying in a handbag or backpack to work or school for a nutritious snack.
Macadamia nuts are a large and tasty treat that people can consume raw or roasted as a snack. Chopped macadamia nuts are suitable for using in a variety of baking recipes such as cookies, brownies or fudge. The chopped pieces are mixed inside batters before baking or sprinkled on the top of foods such as cakes or ice cream.