Macadamia (Pieces, Local)
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Raw Macadamia Nuts. Locally harvested in Limpopo, SA.
Macadamia nuts are high in healthy fats, they also contain dietary fiber, protein, manganese, thiamin, and a good amount of copper.
Like most nuts, macadamia nuts are a great source of antioxidants.
Antioxidants neutralize free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can cause cellular damage and increase your risk of conditions like diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and heart disease.
Additionally, macadamia nuts boast some of the highest flavonoid levels of all tree nuts. This antioxidant fights inflammation and helps lower cholesterol.
Furthermore, this nut is rich in tocotrienols, a form of vitamin E with antioxidant properties that may help lower cholesterol levels. These compounds may even protect against cancer and brain diseases.
What are Macadamia Nuts?
Macadamia nuts are indigenous to the Australian rainforest, but are also found in tropical and subtropical areas of South Africa, Brazil, Hawaii and Central America.
The macadamia nut industry is the fastest growing tree crop industry in South Africa, exporting more than 95% of its annual harvest and production to international markets. Also known as the bush nut among locals, more and more people are discovering the health benefits of macadamia nuts as part of a healthier lifestyle.