For its high nutritional value, large size and full flavor, the Cacay nut is considered a “Super Nut”. It is rich in protein and minerals; among nuts it’s the highest in omegas and fiber and the lowest in carbs. Its consumption helps cholesterol lowering, intestinal transit and it’s ideal for diets.
Cacay nuts are very tasty and compared to other nuts it is the crunchiest one, which is very desirable in the industry, as nuts are added to foods to improve texture.
The following chart shows a nutritional comparison of Cacay nuts vs other nuts: