The Eucheuma group of seaweeds, cottonii and spinosum, raw and dried, reaches the consumer as a food source or to be used in the production of carrageenan. Carrageenan is a cell wall component which represents 40-75% of the seaweed’s salt-free dry weight. The component is used as texturant in dairy products, gelling agent in nondairy products, emulsifier for laxatives, dispersing agents for drugs, skin preparations, personal cleaning products, air freshener gels and shelf life extender.
DID YOU KNOW? – “Seaweeds are the main ingredient for Carragenan, which in turn used as texturant emulsifier and dispersing agent”
commonly called cashew nut is enclosed by a double shell containing acid, and certain toxin.
The cashew nut can be eaten roasted, salted or sugar coated. It is used in Indian sweets and curries and international cuisines. The nut is packed with protein, essential minerals iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese. It contains high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids but zero cholesterol, making it a healthy fat food for heart patients. Still the cashew nut contains less fat serving compared with almonds, walnuts, peanuts and pecans.
The shell of cashew nut possesses astringent qualities that are now used in topical creams for warts, moles and other skin growths.
這腰果種子的“Anacardium Occidentale” 俗稱腰果是由雙殼封閉 的含有酸， 和某些毒素。腰果可以吃烤的，鹽醃或鹽漬的糖衣。它
DID YOU KNOW? – “Cashews are regarded as one of the healthiest snacks. The nut is packed with protein and essential nutrients”
The common “tablea” is derived from cacao (Theobroma cacao linn.), an evergreen tropical tree having leathery, ellipsoid, ten-ribbed fruits borne on the trunk and older branches.
Historically labeled as a Food of the Gods, cacao contains over 300 compounds and minerals that exudes never ending benefits such as calmness, strong bones, increased mood, decrease depression and many more.
s have shown that consumption of cacao can lead to a reenergize state of mind particularly due to its rich antioxidant properties.
Some of the more popular byproducts of cacao are chocolate, cocoa, and cocoa butter.