You are going to see a lot of Macadamia nuts in the year 2020. Being a native of Australia, this plant-based food will get into the dining table in 2020 by getting into milk to yogurt to butter and whatnot.
High in healthy fat, these nuts contains dietary fiber, protein, manganese, thiamin, and a good amount of copper.
It’s one of the most expensive nuts in the world. This is because of its long period of harvesting time. The companies are planning to mix these nuts with others, to make it more cost-effective.
In 2020, these nuts will find a place beating the demand for other nuts, since it has paleo and keto diet friendly attributes.
The 3 best benefits of Macadamia nuts!
- Lower the risk of a heart attack.
A study showed that males with high cholesterol reduced the risk of heart attack by consuming these nuts for just 4 weeks.
- Protects the brain.
Studies proved that a tocotrienol-rich supplement helps protect brain cells from the effects of glutamate, which may play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
- It improves diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome includes high blood pressure, high blood sugar, low levels of HDL cholesterol, high triglycerides, and excess belly fat. Some research suggests that MUFAs, such as those present in macadamia nuts, can reduce these health issues.
HbA1c is an important measurement for people with diabetes. It is a person’s average blood sugar level over the past 2–3 months. A diet high in MUFAs plus exercise will be more effective at lowering HbA1c.
Please make a note that people with food allergies, especially to nuts should not consume these in any form. It’s good for people who are non-allergic to nuts to consume them daily as its a whole food with lots of vitamins, minerals, and fats.