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Nuts are very nutritious, providing protein and many essential vitamins, such as A and E, minerals, such as phosphorous and potassium, and fibre.
Nuts are also high in carbohydrate and monounsaturated oils, so should be as part of your daily
diet whereas pulses all belong to the legume group of plants, nuts come from a variety of different plant groups, so the nutritional content is more varied too.
A brief description of individual varieties is given.
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Nuts should be stored in cool, dry conditions in airtight containers away from the light.
Because of their high levels monounsaturated oils, RAW Nuts
benefit from storage in the fridge
or freezer to greatly increase their shelf life.
As a general rule nuts should not be kept for longer than a year.
Nuts Galore Health Facts
1. Macadamia nuts are high in monounsaturated fatty acid (good fat), which can help reduce overall cholesterol levels. Eighty percent of fat in macadamia oil is monounsaturated six percentage points higher than olive oil, which checks in at 74 percent.
2. Macadamias contain flavenoids phytochemical and tocopherols (vitamin E), which are potent antioxidants and can help protect against cancer and heart disease.
3. Unsalted macadamia nuts contain no cholesterol and are low in sodium and saturated fats.
4. Macadamias contain vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, and iron.
5. The macadamia nut is one of the few foods that contain palmitoleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid. In a recent study, indicators suggest the palmitoleic acid may actually aid in fat metabolism, possibly reducing stored body fat.
6. Macadamia nut oil contains Omega 3, known to reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure.
Macadamia nuts are a true nut lover's delight!
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A native of NE Australia now also grown commercially in Hawaii. Notoriously difficult to extract from their rock hard shells, they are expensive but have a delicious creamy flavour and crunchy texture.
Low in carbohydrate and high in monounsaturated oils and contains
no Cholesterol. Monounsaturated oils — in particular the oleic acid and palmitoleic acid found in Macadamias — helps protect against cardiovascular disease by lowering total cholesterol and increasing
the level of HDL or good cholesterol. Nuts Galore ONLY uses the largest and Tastiest Australian Macadamias available. It is impossible to go past a handful of freshly roasted Macadamias.