With the obligations and increased pressure of the everyday modern life, rises the number of people that show symptoms of depression and stress. Many of these people turn to Prozac, an antidepressant often prescribed when fighting with depression, panic, stress and obsessive-compulsive disorder.


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However, the use of Prozac confronts us with many side effects, among which most common are anxiety, diarrhea, weakness, nausea, dizziness, loss of appetite, nervousness, headaches, insomnia… we also face much more serious side effects, such as anorexia, severe skin rashes, swellings of the tongue and face, impotence, irregular heartbeats…  the list it quite long.

Therefore, we urge you to try to improve your mood, and defeat depression and stress in a natural way, only with the consumption of cashew nuts.

According to various scientific researches, two handfuls of cashews give the same effect as a prescribed dose of the antidepressant Prozac. Namely, cashews contain a large amount of the amino acid L-tryptophan, a substance that is converted into serotonin in the brain, which in turn is an important neurotransmitter that stimulates the feelings of joy and happiness. This very effect of serotonin is what Prozac and other antidepressants try to mimic.

Other important benefits that cashew nuts bring are: reduced blood pressure, cancer prevention, healthy bones and nerves, improved digestion, prevention of gallbladder and kidney stones, healthy heart, a good night’s sleep, healthy gums and teeth… they also have contents high in vitamins and antioxidants.

So, whenever you feel down, stressed or depressed, eat two handfuls of natural cashews and increase the serotonin level in your organism. Shortly after you will start to feel better.

A piece of advice – cashews hide a lot of fats. Although the amount of fats they contain is considerably lower than in other nuts, a handful of this delicious snack, which is about 20 grams, has 111 calories. So, if you’re trying to lose weight, make sure that the amount of cashews you eat, to benefit your spiritual health, replaces one of your daily snacks.