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Flores FarmMacadamia nuts - organic

Flores Farm Macadamia nuts - organic
75 g
Macadamia nuts, queens amongst nuts, of raw quality at Flores Farm, are refined nuts with unique and delicious taste slightly reminiscent of butter and vanilla. In addition to high lipid levels (mainly mono-and polyunsaturated fats) they contain many minerals (potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc) and vitamins (B, E. ..). According to studies, replacing foods rich in saturated fatty acids by macadamia nuts reduces total and LDL cholesterol. More generally, several epidemiological and clinical studies associate a regular consumption of nuts and oleaginous seeds (about 150g per week, replacing other fats, possibly carbohydrates of the power supply) with various health benefits such as hypocholesterolemic effect , lowered risk of cardiovascular disease (through e.g. improvement in the elasticity of blood vessel wall) and type 2 diabetes, decreased risk of gallstones and removal of the gall bladder, and reduced risk of colon cancer in women.
Macadamia nuts come almost exclusively shelled or further transformed on the market because their shell is too hard and too thick for most common nutcrackers. Due to difficulty of production, complexity of drying and shelling processes and increased demand. they are among the most expensive nuts in the world. Macadamia nuts were already used 5000 years ago by the Aborigines, and were rediscovered in 1858 by two English botanists during their research in the North-East of Australia. The name macadamia was given in honour of the Scottish-born Australian scientist John Macadam (1827-1865). They are also sometimes called Queensland nuts, as fruits of the Queensland nut-tree, a tropical tree of the State of Queensland in the North-East of Australia.
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Latin name: Macadamia integrifolia

Ingredients

Macadamia nuts*
* from certified organic agriculture

Origin: Kenya

Production

Raw quality Produkt. "Raw quality" food is treated below a maximum of 45°C, because enzymes and healthy nutriments (e.g. a large part of vitamins) are destroyed beyond this temperature.

Flores Farm macadamia nuts are grown in nutrirnz-rich volcanic soil and gently dried to preserve their full range of nutrients and exquisite flavour.
Flores Farm purchases direct from the producers and pay fair prices. Flores Farm also promotes and instigates projects which allow farmers a greater degree of independence.

Characteristics

Nutrional values per 100g

  • energy: 734kJ / 3037kcal
  • fat: 71g of which saturates: 11g
  • carbohydrates: 13g of which sugars: 6g
  • protein: 8g
  • salt: less than 0,1g

Precautions for use

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
May contain traces of peanuts and nuts

Barcode: 4260106871188

Santi-shop code: FF003

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