It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Diet & Nutrition Message Board

  • cashew is good for cholesterol?

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 01-08-2010, 06:19 AM   #1
    shiju sam
    Newbie
    (male)
     
    shiju sam's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jan 2010
    Location: bahrain
    Posts: 1
    shiju sam HB User
    cashew is good for cholesterol?

    whether it is good or bad to eat cashewnut for people having high cholestrol?

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 01-08-2010, 11:21 AM   #2
    tjlhb
    Senior Veteran
    (male)
     
    tjlhb's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Dec 2008
    Location: United States
    Posts: 1,439
    tjlhb HB Usertjlhb HB Usertjlhb HB Usertjlhb HB Usertjlhb HB User
    Re: cashew is good for cholesterol?

    The fat in cashews is predominantly monounsaturated, which is generally considered good for blood cholesterol levels compared to other kinds of fat.

    However, cashews are calorie dense, so consumption of such must be considered in the context of your entire diet. Too many calories from any source (even normally healthy foods) can lead to the accumulation of excess body fat (obesity), which is bad for blood cholesterol levels and other health aspects.

     
    Old 01-10-2010, 01:54 AM   #3
    cartner
    Senior Veteran
    (male)
     
    cartner's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Sep 2005
    Location: Egypt
    Posts: 1,671
    cartner HB Usercartner HB Usercartner HB Usercartner HB Usercartner HB Usercartner HB User
    Re: cashew is good for cholesterol?

    I would avoid cashew if I have high blood cholesterol, each 100 grams contains over 500 calories.
    This is a very bad idea, although cashew, unroasted cashew, has many health benefits and it can counteract depression.

     
    Old 02-08-2010, 07:01 PM   #4
    buzzbuzz48
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    buzzbuzz48's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jul 2009
    Posts: 28
    buzzbuzz48 HB User
    Re: cashew is good for cholesterol?

    I've heard the opposite that it is bad to eat cashew if you have high colesterol

     
    Old 02-09-2010, 04:33 PM   #5
    titan38
    Member
    (male)
     
    titan38's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2009
    Posts: 96
    titan38 HB User
    Re: cashew is good for cholesterol?

    It's going to depend on how many servings a week you are talking about. Generally speaking, the idea is to lower or eliminate your sat fats and moderate your unsats.

    Last edited by mod-anon; 02-09-2010 at 09:57 PM. Reason: Please use the Quick Reply button instead of Quote Reply.

     
    Old 02-20-2010, 04:56 PM   #6
    ACurious1
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    ACurious1's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Feb 2010
    Posts: 28
    ACurious1 HB User
    Re: cashew is good for cholesterol?

    I eat a whole variety of nuts in my diet, but not cashews. Cashews have a tendency for mold, as do peanuts. Those two nuts I avoid, those and a few family members . . .

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Cashew nuts Manish220976 Diet & Nutrition 4 11-07-2008 10:47 PM
    do cashew nuts have cholestrol sadsalil Diet & Nutrition 4 11-17-2007 05:28 PM
    High Cholesterol May Be Good For Your Health Sayer Ji High Cholesterol 23 02-11-2006 06:01 AM
    Are crab legs good or bad for cholesterol ? Stumper High Cholesterol 7 01-30-2006 04:42 PM
    Cashew Binge!! LS289 Diet & Nutrition 6 01-23-2005 11:36 PM
    any low carb foods that taste GOOD samalexandra Weight Loss 21 08-30-2004 11:32 AM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:26 PM.





    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!