Cashews contain 98% of the daily needed amount of COPPER. Copper is needed for iron absorption which is then utilized for red blood cell development.
Cashews also contain MAGNESIUM, which balances calcium and helps regulate nerve and muscle tone. Insufficient magnesium can contribute to high blood pressure, muscle spasms (including spasms of the heart muscle or the spasms of the airways symptomatic of asthma), and migraine headaches, as well as muscle cramps, tension, soreness, and fatigue. It has even been associated with anxiety and depression.
Pumpkin puree provides you with 7.1 grams of dietary fiber, which can help you feel full and regulate bowel habits. Pumpkin puree contains about 10 percent of your daily requirement for POTASSIUM, an important electrolyte, as well. The same serving of pumpkin puree contains 1,906 micrograms of vitamin A, which boosts your immune system, as well as keeps your eyes, bones, and teeth healthy. You need between 700 and 900 micrograms of vitamin A each day, and pumpkin is an excellent source.
Studies have shown that a certain methanolic compound in nutmeg and its essential oil can induce cell death in leukemia cells. Nutmeg also eases bad breath, lowers blood pressure, and promotes the secretion of digestive juices that help to promote digestion.
Gingerols, found in ginger, reduce cancer risk. Ginger is also anti-inflammatory.