500g (1.10lb) / 2kg (4.40lb)
(out of shell) Macadamias are considered the world’s finest nut, a delicious snack food that garners high marks for flavor and crunchy texture. Macadamias are full of goodness. Macadamia nuts provide a wide range of beneficial compounds. They are a high energy food, full of protein and fiber and loaded with other important nutrients that, in concert, impact favorably on human health.
Macadamia Nut Nutrition Information
Recent recommendation is 10-15 Macadamia nuts per day.
While Macadamias may be higher in fat, they contain omega 9 and plant sterols and have been shown to be cardio-protective. In a recent study conducted at the University of Newcastle in Australia and reported in the journal, Lipids, 2007, 17 male participants with elevated cholesterol included in their diet 40-90 grams a day of macadamias. The results: significantly lower blood markers for inflammation and oxidation. According to cardiologist Dr. Ross Walker, “The palmitoleic acid in macadamias works to stabilize, the rhythm in the heart."