Why Raw Cashews Are Bad for You
Why Raw Cashews Are Bad For You?
While “raw” cashews are widely sold, truly raw cashews are not safe to eat, as they contain a substance known as urushiol, found in poison ivy. Urushiol is toxic, and contact with it can trigger a skin reaction in some people.
What happens if you eat raw cashews everyday?
Research suggests that people who eat a small serving of cashews every day see a minor reduction in LDL “bad” cholesterol. In addition to lowering rates of LDL cholesterol, cashews may help to prevent heart disease due to their high magnesium content.
Why you shouldn’t eat cashews?
High Oxalate Content: Cashews have a relatively high oxalate content. When eaten in large quantities, this can lead to kidney damage and other chronic health problems.
How many raw cashews should I eat a day?
How many cashews should I eat per day? Stick to a 1 ounce serving (about ¼ cup) per day, Sassos recommends, and you’ll reap all of the nutritional benefits of cashews.