12. They can help combat type 2 diabetes. If you suffer from type 2 diabetes or you are looking to take preventative measures then cashews can help. Yes, cashews. Research shows that cashews may help regulate blood sugar levels.
13. They can fight gallstones. If you’ve ever experienced gallstones or known someone who has, then you are well aware that they are not fun, not fun at all. Know what is fun? Eating cashews as a way to prevent gallstones. It has been shown that eating at least one ounce of cashews (or any nut, for that matter) each week can reduce the risk of gallstones by 25%.