Macadamia widely grows in Australia region and famous for Macadamia chocolates. Macadamias are high in fat and low in protein compared to other edible nuts like Almonds and cashew nuts. Macadamia oil is usually used in cosmetic products and skincare.
Acorn comes from the oak tree and is also known as oak nut.Acorn nuts are single seeded unlike Brazil nuts and is protected by shell. Acorn is a vital food for squirrels. Indirectly, squirrels help acorn seeds to be dispersed … Continue reading
I have not heard about Brazil Nuts until I wrote this article. I have eaten Brazil nuts but did not know the name. Brazil nuts is a popular variety of the edible nuts. Brazil nuts are protected by hard dark … Continue reading
Chestnut is also known as Castanea by its scientific name. There are 4 species of chestnuts which are European, Chinese, Japanese and American chestnuts. Chestnuts are usually found on the ground around chestnut tree.
Hazelnut is widely grown in Turkey, USA and Italy but turkey is the largest producer in the world. Hazelnut is famous for Nutella, the bread spread widely consumed by everyone around the world. Hazelnut has protein, carbohydrate and dietary fiber. … Continue reading
Pistachio scientific name is known as Pistacia vera. Pistachio tree can be found in Syria, Iran, Greece, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Pakistan and India. Pistachio can be used in cakes, to garnish sweets or cooking food. Pistachio is also edible as … Continue reading
Cashewnuts is the most famous nut consumed globally. Cashewnuts are used in cooking, medicine, herbal or consumed as it is. Cashew nut tree is in average height and the nut grows below the cashew fruit.Cashew nut is protected by shell … Continue reading
Walnuts is widely found in the middle east. Walnuts are high in antioxidant and consuming it is good for overall health. It also reduces cancer chances due to antioxidant property. Consuming walnuts helps to decrease LDL cholesterol and reduce heart … Continue reading
Almond scientific name is known as Prunus Amygadalus. Almonds are native of Morocco and cultivated from ancient times in Syria. Almond is a valuable food remedy for various diseases. The part widely used in Almond is the seed. Medicinal uses … Continue reading