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I notice if i don't eat raw cashews for a few days i can't go to the number two the raw cashew nuts is what helps me go is this normal and why?
High fiber content: It is the high fiber content of the cashews that is allowing you to have bowel movements. The underlying question is why you cannot have regular bowel movements without them. You may have irritable bowel syndrome constipating type or perhaps something more insidious. At any rate, i would recommend that you discuss this with your family dr. And possibly with a gastroenterologist as well. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Salted cashews are tasty and nuts have proven to be helpful for the arteries. However they also are highly caloric and the salt may also be an issue, so just be sure they are calculated to be part of a healthy dietary intake. ...Read more
Cashews: If there is warning consider it likely and don't chance it! ...Read more
Unlikely: Salted nuts of any kind can increase your caloric intake and contribute to salt retention which is an underpinning of high blood pressure. Your natural mechanisms to keep salt and water balance will keep you from getting "waterlogged" unless you have kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe not: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). A cashew is a delicious nut, and nuts have protein and fat, which means more calories. Just like with peanut butter, a little is good, but a lot would be bad. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good taste: There is some nutritional benefit to the types of fat in nuts including almond and cashews. However, those fats are highly caloric and if you have a weight issue, you should adjust other caloric intake as these butters are higher in calories for a given volume than peanut butter. ...Read more