6. They have less fat content compared to other nuts. Let’s say you’re nuts about nuts (we are) but you’re concerned about the fat content. The cashew is a great choice for you because while they do have a significant fat content, they are actually lower in total fat compared to almonds, peanuts, pecans, and walnuts.
7. Cashew nuts are high in monounsaturated fat. Speaking of fat, the health benefits of cashews include high levels of monounsaturated fat, which may sound scary, but it’s actually a good thing. This kind of fat has been linked to an increase in HDL (the “good” cholesterol) and a decrease in LDL (the “bad cholesterol).