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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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By contrast, South Africa already processes most of the macadamia nuts it produces.
Hawaiian Host will continue to emphasize its chocolate macadamia products, while Mauna Loa will focus on its many flavor variations of macadamia nuts.
Prosecutors also want Yeo arrested for pressuring Korean Air employees to cover up the macadamia nut scandal.
Contact International Macadamia Advice Centre (MAC) on tel 020 7580 1770 or visit www.
O experimento foi realizado no periodo de setembro de 2008 a junho de 2009, em uma area comercial de producao de cafe conilon (Coffea canephora Pierre) de aproximadamente quatro hectares, em terreno com declividade inferior a 10%, cultivada a pleno sol e arborizada com nogueira macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia Maiden & Betche), no Municipio de Sao Mateus, ES (18[degrees]43'S; 39[degrees]54'W; 39m).
Studies have proved Australian macadamia nuts, which are 100% cholesterol-free, can protect against heart disease by significantly lowering cholesterol and help prevent thrombosis.
Return the kangaroo and macadamias to the pan and coat with the sauce.
Macadamias represent less than 2% of world nut tree nut consumption, so there is ample potential for expansion.
In a food processor, whirl macadamias until finely chopped.
Hazelnuts, macadamias, almonds, pecans, and pistachios all furnish 57 to 83 percent of their fats as monounsaturates.
Hawaiian Legend is promoting the idea of giving chocolate-covered macadamias at Christmas.
Evidence now indicates that macadamias and other tree nuts may be responsible for reduction of cholesterol, heart attack risk and hypertension.