Macadamia nuts, also known as macadamia, is a popular tree native to Australia. It is a type of seed with a hard brown shell, with a kernel of about 3cm, milky white in color, sweet in taste.
Today, macadamia nuts have been imported and tested in many countries, Vietnam is also one of them.
Size and Nutritional Content of Macadamia Nuts
Macadamia are round, with a thick, hard shell, hidden inside is the kernel. Called macadamia as an abundant nutrient store because their nutritional value content is very large, containing vitamins and minerals. According to published research, every 28g of macadamia nuts provides 203 kcal and is rich in valuable nutrients:
- 2.2g protein
- 2.3g fiber
- 16.8g monounsaturated fatty acids
- 0.43g polyunsaturated fatty acids
- 0.20mg vitamin B1 (thiamine)
- 0.65 vitamin B3 (niacin)
- 0.10mg vitamin B6
- 0.20g vitamin C
- 0.16g vitamin E
- 20mg calcium
- 34mg magnesium
- 56mg phosphorus
- 103mg potassium
- 0.37mg zinc
- 0.75mg iron
- 0.16mg copper
Useful uses of macadamia Nuts
Due to the high nutrient content, rich in Vitamin A, Iron, Protein and Folate, .. so the health benefits of Macadamia nuts are great, especially in terms of the heart. Here are some useful uses of Macadamia
Good for cardiovascular
Macadamia contain healthy fats that are good for heart health. The unsaturated fat content in macadamia nuts can reduce bad cholesterol and triglycerides, help blood vessels smooth. Reasonable consumption of macadamia nuts is very effective in preventing and improving cardiovascular diseases.
Reduce the risk of cancer
Macadamia nuts contain high levels of a type of vitamin E called tocotrienols that have the ability to fight cancer. In addition, this seed also contains flavonoid plant compounds that can prevent cancer by destroying free radicals in the body.
Protect brain health
In addition to protecting the body against cancer, tocotrienol also has a protective effect on the brain. One study found that increased intake of tocotrienol may help protect brain cells from the effects of glutamate, the cause of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
Another study also showed that oleic acid, a type of monounsaturated fat found in nuts, also helps the brain prevent stress.
Help strengthen bones
Macadamia nuts are rich in phosphorus, manganese and magnesium, which are good for the mineralization of bones and teeth. Besides, the amount of manganese in macadamia nuts also helps the body to deposit new bone tissue, making bones strong.
In addition, the magnesium content in macadamia nuts can also secrete some hormones that affect bone formation, preventing osteoporosis in the elderly.
Macadamia nuts contain flavonoids that help prevent cell damage. At the same time, flavonoids also act as antioxidants, helping to fight the harmful effects of free radicals, preventing chronic diseases.
Besides, phenolic acids, flavonoids and stilbenes also have the ability to provide useful antioxidants to prevent cancer.
How to use and preserve macadamia nuts
Instructions for using Macadamia
Macadamia can be used to eat directly or as a raw material for processing many delicious dishes to help change the taste, avoid eating too much causing a feeling of boredom.
Eat Macadamia Nuts Directly
Using macadamia by eating directly in the morning and afternoon, eating 4-5 nuts will make the skin smooth, youthful, reduce cholesterol, help blood circulation, reduce the accumulation of plaque in the skin. Blood vessels and anti-aging are very good, especially helping to add a large amount of calories needed for the body.
As raw materials for processing
Macadamia nut kernels are not only eaten right away, they are also used to make cakes, chocolate, food milk, and oil.
Methods of preservation
For the preservation of macadamia, you need to place the product in a cool, dry place, limiting direct exposure to sunlight. If kept at room temperature, macadamia nuts can be used for 3-5 days. If stored in the refrigerator, the shelf life can be extended up to 2 months.
How to identify quality Vietnamese macadamia?
- A few tips to identify quality Vietnamese macadamia nuts will help you choose a delicious and nutritious dish, avoid buying poor quality products that are harmful to your health.
- Australian macadamia is the most popular variety, has a good taste and nutritional factor if you know where to choose.
- Chinese macadamia usually have a flawless appearance, with sharp seed pods due to machine sawing. When enjoying, Chinese macadamia has a strong smell of oil, not fragrant and fleshy.
- South African macadamia has rough, thick skin, less kernel than Australian macadamia. When tasting, it is easy to see the friable, slightly pale taste.
Macca in Vietnam is often grown in the Central Highlands with great nutritional value. The shape of Vietnamese macadamia nuts often has powder around the shell, irregular seed size, dark brown color. Seed separation is difficult due to the thick seed coat.
Nafoods Group confidently provide high quality Macadamia Nuts in Viet Nam
The current price of Vietnamese macadamia nuts depends on many factors, especially the origin. We are confident to be one of the most prestigious manufacturers and suppliers of Macadamia nuts in Vietnam. We:
- Owning a team of agricultural engineers who are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and have many years of experience.
- Macca is harvested and processed on the spot, preserving the flavor and nutrients when it reaches the user.
- Macca nut products are assessed to be completely free of preservatives, ensuring the health of users.
- Fast shipping helps customers get quality products.
- Competitive and reasonable prices
We hope that the information about Vietnamese macadamia nuts from Nafoods will help you make the right choice. It is our pleasure to accompany you and bring high quality products with the most reasonable price.