Indigenous to Australia they are now grown in the tropical parts of the world such as Brazil, Hawaii and New Zealand. But these nuts can be bought anywhere and they should be at the top of your list. Macadamia nuts are special nuts that have a subtle buttery taste with a creamy texture, besides being a tasty treat. there are so many hidden secrets about the Macadamia.
Even though the origins are from Australia the largest production of Macadamias, are in fact from Hawaii, how the plant and nut were originally taken over and bought as ornaments.
The toughest nut out there, to get access to this creamy nut you would need 300 pounds per inch of pressure to crack that treat but trust me its all worth it.
Macadamia nuts are nutrient-rich, containing all that good eating fat and vitamins. Like a lot of nuts, Macadamia nuts are high in antioxidants, which will fight the majority of those unstable cells that can cause heart disease and Alzheimer’s. But where Macadamias exceed most nuts, is that it’s high in a particular antioxidant that fights inflammation and lowers cholesterol.
Like there’s any more of an excuse to eat Macadamia nuts, but I’ll keep going, eating up to 1.5 ounces can reduce the risk of strokes as these nuts contain all the healthy fats that support a healthy heart.
Due to the high fiber and protein, they make you feel fuller for longer which is perfect for those who want to lose weight. A study was conducted in Japan, as they are the second-largest consumer of Macadamia nuts in the world. The study concluded women who ate bread and Macadamia nuts lost 0.9 pounds in 3 weeks. Whereas, the other ladies stayed the same weight throughout. How impressive!
More than skin deep, Macadamia nuts can promote healthy skin due to palmitoleic acid that they contain, especially if you apply the macadamia nut oil to your skin. giving you that amazing youthful glow.
Truly a hidden gem, and mainly popular in the tropical weather as they can help with sun damage, it’s a must for all.