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Time to go exotic!!!
Recent discoveries have found out that more and more people are gravitated towards foods that are exotic. Of course the reason being, the immense rich flavors and multiple health serving merits! One such exotic and an obviously healthiest food, or nut rather, is the world known Macadamia! Let’s dive in deep to know the known, more.
Tracing the roots….
Macadamia is a genus of four species of trees, indigenous to Australia. They are native to northeastern New South Wales, and Central and Southeastern Queensland, specifically. Macadamia nuts are also known as Queensland nut, Bush nut, maroochi nut, bauple nut and Hawaii nut.
A long time ago, in a rainforest in Australia, an evergreen tree was growing. Aboriginal people called it 'kindal', 'bauple', or 'jindil'. So that’s how our exotic macadamia was called! These fruits of the tree was considered as a delicacy, eaten on special occasions and ceremonies. They were used for intertribal trade, and we’re a perfect precious gift. Beautiful, medium sized macadamia nuts were growing in the rainforest of Queensland, and were discovered by botanists in 1828. The end of the 19th century, was the beginning of popularization of the macadamia nut, even outside Australia. They were brought to Hawaii and then US.
Known for their rich flavor, and sweetness, macadamia nuts quickly became popular among sugar barons who were staring their sugar industries. Today, 90% of all these nuts are harvested in Hawaii. Macadamia Nuts are one of the most popular items that people take back to their mainland as a truly local culture.
The growing consumption of macadamia….
The consumption of macadamia nuts is increasing due to it’s high micronutrient content. The demand is expected to boost further in the future. Whole macadamia nuts are widely available and are used in several food items such as cakes, biscuits, etc. A higher growth rate owing to the rising demand, due to the increasing awareness about the versatility and merits of macadamia is expected and seen. The food and beverage industries are projected to account for the largest share of the global macadamia nuts market, due to the growing use in bakery, confectionery, dairy, among others. Interestingly, the global production of macadamia nuts in 2015 was 160,000 tons!
Now the reason behind this growth…. Health, Health, coming your way!
Like most other nuts, macadamia nuts are loaded with nutrients and are super good for the overall health. They are high in healthy fats, carbs, proteins, minerals, thiamine, fiber, manganese, magnesium, copper, iron and vitamin B6. They are also rich in monounsaturated fats which boosts heart health, by lowering down cholesterol levels. These nuts are low in carbs and sugar, with adequate amount of fiber present, making them suitable for the ones suffering form diabetes.
Macadamia nuts are full of antioxidants that neutralize free radicals, preventing diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and heart risk. Additionally they boast some of the highest flavonoids of all tree nuts, helping in fighting inflammation.
Many studies have shown how these nuts lowers the cholesterol levels and boosts the heart health, prevents from hazardous diseases. These nuts also protects against metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of risk factors.
Furthermore, despite being rich in calories, these nuts may help you lose weight, partly due to the presence of proteins and fiber in them, which are known to reduce hunger, and provide feelings of fullness. The fiber present also helps in digestion and overall gut health.
Emerging discoveries also suggests several additional health benefits of macadamia nuts which includes, anticancer properties, enhancing brain health, and reducing risk of dying prematurely by one third.
Now, one would definitely be curious about trying these exotic ecstasy, to gain all the benefits that comes with it! Well, worry not! BOYO’s Premium Exotic Macadamia Nuts are filled with the real goodness. It is an all natural, gluten free, unsalted, healthy way to snack whenever you get hungry. 100% vegan, and based on plant protein, these are a perfect solution to the countless ailments and problems of yours. The subtle, buttery flavor is not just a mood enhancers, but also a way to slip into the yummilicious way of healthy snacking. The versatile and easy to incorporate nuts , can be snacked on whole, or can be swapped with the croutons in your soups! Have them how you feel like!
With so many health boons, this exotic delicacy, isn’t to be missed upon, since when you crave for it, you must have it with you!