Cashews

Originating in Brazil, the cashew plant made its way to India via Portuguese sailors in the 16th century and then to the rest of Asia. Cashews are grown today in the tropics all over the world. An interesting fact about the cashew is that the nut is not inside the fruit but rather an appendage at the bottom of the fruit on the outside.  Cashews are said to be packed with huge amounts of minerals such as Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, Selenium and Potassium. They also contain a significant amount of Vitamin K, Thiamin, Vitamin B6 and other vitamins. Cashews imp..

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