The cashew fruit, commonly known in Grenada as French Cashew and Cashew nut are both very nutritious. Both elements of the fruit come with their own health benefits and can be made into an array of foods and Drinks for enjoyment. 

The cashew fruit contains loads of vitamin C which makes it a great antioxidant and immune system booster, it also contains minerals that support healthy hair and skin. It is rich in carotenoids, Vitamin A, potassium, and iron. Although acidic the fruit can be enjoyed by eating it fresh of the tree, it can also be juiced or made into marmalade and jams. 

Cashew Nuts, however, are packed with protein, calcium, fiber, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium. It is a great addition to the daily diet as it helps support heart health and stroke prevention, joint health, managing blood sugar levels, and weight loss. The nuts can be enjoyed by itself as a snack or can be added to baked goods and smoothies. It can also be made into a butter using the same process as when making peanut butter. 

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