Description of Macadamia nuts
Macadamias are the fattiest nuts from all the different types of nuts, but they have a large proportion of healthy monounsaturated variety.
The health benefits of Macadamias
Macadamias contain no cholesterol and helps to lower it effectively! As well these nuts are rich in manganese (sex-hormones formation and protecting cells from free-radical damage), vitamins E, A1, B1, B2, B5, B6, Niacin, dietary fibre, anti-oxidants (polyphenols, amino acids, selenium, flavanols), they are good at lowering triglycerides and reducing heart diseases up to 53%.
More about Macadamia nuts
Macadamia nut oil is very good chose for cooking because of its low-level of polyunsaturated fat – only 3%, versus 8% for olive oil and 23% for rapeseed oil. So macadamia nut oil is stable at much higher temperatures. It is very good because of natural antioxidants and it contains 84% monounsaturates (it‘s the highest percentage of any nut oil!). Macadamia nut oil is very healthy and tasty choice for cooking.