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Macadamia

Australian genus of trees in the family Proteaceae; grown commercially for their fruits (Macadamia, Australian bush or Bopple Nut). The leaves and seeds contain cyanogenetic glycosides and are a potential cause of cyanide poisoning. Includes M. integrifolia, M. ternifolia, M. tetraphylla, M. whelanii.
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This is good news for Hawaii and those of us, like me, who eat Macadamia Nuts on a regular basis.
Aside from being a delicious snack full of essential nutrients, macadamia nuts add a delectable crunch to just about any dish, from breakfast to a quick family dinner," says Nancy Villasenor, vice president of marketing for Hawaiian Host, based in Honolulu.
5 ounces--a small handful--of macadamia nuts to a standard American diet.
A nutritional analysis of olive oil and macadamia nut oil shows olive oil contains 70% monounsaturated fats whilst macadamia nut oil contains 85% monounsaturated fats.
Ten types of nuts--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, peanuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts--were analyzed.
Since 1993, two dozen studies have done that with peanuts, walnuts, almonds, macadamia nuts, pecans, pistachios, and hazelnuts.
introduces Amarante Organic Macadamia Nut Oil, made from hand selected, cold-pressed macadamia nuts.
Mauna Loa's portfolio of premium macadamia nuts, nut-based confections and cookies is a great addition to Hershey's stable of iconic brands," says Hershey chairman, president and chief executive officer Richard Lenny.
Mauna Loa's portfolio of premium macadamia nuts, nut-based confections and cookies is a great addition to Hershey's stable of iconic brands," Hershey chairman, president and chief executive officer Richard Lenny says.
Choose from four different mixes: Jungle Chocolate with Pineapple, Jungle Chocolate with Macadamia Nuts, Jungle Chocolate with Brazil Nuts and Essence of Coffee, or Jungle Chocolate with Raisins and Coconut.
When Vanzandt stepped out of his vehicle, camera lights flashed as he was presented with a garland of flowers and chocolate covered macadamia nuts to commemorate the center's achievement Hawaiian style.
David Curb of the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu observed a similar trend in his trial comparing diets rich in macadamia nuts to the typical American diet or one developed to meet low-fat guidelines.