Cashews offer 89 milligrams of this mineral in just a quarter cup serving (that's approximately a small handful). Research shows supplementation may improve the conditions of those suffering from insomnia, as magnesium helps you relax and reduce anxiety.

Cashews are a kidney-shaped seed sourced from the cashew tree, a tropical tree native to Brazil but now cultivated in various warm climates across the world. cashews have become popular throughout the world for their delicate flavor and extraordinary health benefits.

Help you lose weight

Magnesium in cashew nuts is essential for regulating the metabolism of fat and carbohydrates, which may further help you lose weight. Cashews are relatively good sources of protein, which is key to losing weight. While nuts are high in calories, eating the right amount daily can actually help lose weight.

Improve heart health

Cashews are high in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which can help lower both LDL or 'bad cholesterol' and triglyceride levels, thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease

Beneficial for diabetes

Most health experts suggest that adding protein- and fibre rich nuts to your diabetes diet. In fact, research in Louisiana State University found that people who regularly eat tree nuts like almonds, pistachios, walnuts and cashews, have lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes and heart diseases.

Prevents Blood Disease

That's in part because cashews are a good source of fiber, a nutrient that helps prevent blood sugar spikes and which is believed to offer protection against type 2 diabetes

Good for the Skin

Cashew nuts have loads of proteins and antioxidants including selenium which is good for your skin. Eating cashew nuts as wells as using cashew oil on your scalp helps the skin and hair to produce the pigment melanin. It gives a smooth texture to the hair.