Beyond’s organic raw cashews are a bit different than cashews you might be used to eating.  Beyond works directly with the cashew farmers and processes their own raw cashews to ensure that no harmful pesticides are added to the cashews.  As a Fairtrade certified company,  our raw cashews are gluten free, pesticide free, preservative free and non-GMO.

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Beyond Raw Cashews

Additionally, raw cashews are well, raw.  There are no preservatives or additives.  You can eat these cashews knowing that they are the 100% natural.   In fact, it’s easier just to say that when you buy raw cashews from Beyond, you’re getting raw organic cashews, nothing more and nothing less.   Beyond’s raw cashews aren’t just good for you but their good for the environment and for the farmers.

Beyond offers raw cashews in bulk, by the pound and with a few varieties.  You can buy whole raw cashews, large raw cashew pieces, raw cashew halves, and raw jumbo cashews (these guys are HUGE).

Why Raw Cashews?

Raw cashews taste great and are great for you. If you’re craving a snack, there are many great reasons why you should reach for cashews instead of junk food. Beyond the Nut has a wide variety of different raw cashew options for you to choose from. All of the products we sell are organic and come from fair trade farms and processing centers.

We focus on cashews because of their amazing health benefits. Raw cashews include many essential minerals, including calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. They also contain a good amount of vitamin B and vitamin C. It doesn’t take much to benefit from raw cashews—a single serving is only about 18 nuts.

Raw Cashews Are Good for Your Heart

Eating our raw cashews will help keep your heart healthy. That’s because they are high in both monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids. These acids decrease LDL cholesterol and help regulate triglyceride levels. Both help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, and stroke. Eating a serving of a cashews four times a week can significantly lower your risk of heart disease.

The magnesium found in raw cashews also helps the body with metabolism and with synthesizing proteins and other fatty acids. Magnesium also assists with neuromuscular activity and helps the muscles relax.

Raw Cashews Can Help You Maintain a Healthy Weight

Raw cashews can also help you lose weight and maintain your goal weight once you’ve reached it. A number of studies have shown a correlation between weight loss and eating cashews. If you want to snack on something, then, eating these nuts is definitely one of the better options. You can take advantage of the health benefits without worrying about gaining weight.

Increase Your Antioxidant Intake

In addition to containing many vitamins and minerals, raw cashews also contain a large amount of antioxidants. These antioxidants help protect the heart and many other parts of the body. They contain a large amount of fat-soluble vitamin E, too.

Tips for Enjoying Raw Cashews

There are many different ways you can add raw cashews to your diet:

  • Snack on them – it’s easy to grab a handful of cashews.
  • Add them to salads and other side dishes.
  • Blend them in your smoothie or create homemade cashew butter.
  • Use them as toppings for chicken dishes.
  • Add them to your desserts.

Ready to add some raw cashews to your diet? Check out the different options we have available here at Beyond the Nut.