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Islander
04-28-14, 05:55 PM
NATASHA LONGO
April 27, 2014

Gram positive bacteria, which cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Francisella tularensis, and leprosy are all killed by anacardic chemicals (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anacardic_acid) present in cashew nuts which are actually seeds.

Cashew nuts are actually the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil.

Read more: http://preventdisease.com/news/14/042714-Bacteria-That-Causes-Tooth-Decay-Acne-Tuberculosis-and-Pneumonia-Can-Be-Killed-By-This-One-Seed.shtml?utm_source=042714&utm_campaign=042714&utm_medium=email

Julieanne
04-29-14, 05:47 AM
Love cashews, must start eating them again.

Reesacat
04-29-14, 06:50 AM
Fascinating! I didn't know that about cashews. Agree with Juileanne.............

mellowsong
04-29-14, 08:48 AM
I LOVE cashews. Only problem is, when I have them, I have no self-control. This gives me a good excuse to get some though, lol.