Mar 25, 2021

10 Nutrition and Health Benefits of Cashew Milk

Written by Lizzie Streit, MS, RDN, LD —

Cashew milk is a popular non-dairy beverage made from whole cashews and water.

It has a creamy, rich consistency and is loaded with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, and other beneficial plant compounds.

Available in unsweetened and sweetened varieties, cashew milk can replace cow’s milk in most recipes.

It may boost immunity and improve heart, eye, and skin health.

Here are 10 nutrition and health benefits of cashew milk.

1. Loaded With Nutrients

Cashew milk contains healthy fats, protein, and a variety of vitamins and minerals.

Most of the fat in this highly nutritious beverage comes from unsaturated fatty acids that boost heart health and offer other benefits (1, 2Trusted Source).

Store-bought varieties may have different amounts of nutrients than homemade versions.

Here’s a comparison of 1 cup (240 ml) of homemade cashew milk — made from water and 1 ounce (28 grams) of cashews — to 1 cup (240 ml) of unsweetened, commercial cashew milk (3Trusted Source)……

Read more: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/cashew-milk-benefits?fbclid=IwAR1Ext4Y672JVAd5rOoEcnB8-TAz63EeKfnlEkeaEPVYBvA_OHqRPL3OjUU

Source: HealthLine

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