Achal Industries Cashews are rich in fat. In fact, it constitutes about 47% of the total weight of the nut. This could be good news for people who feel weak or debilitated, but what does it mean to people who are conscious of their weight and fat intake? Cashews have what is called as the “good” fat. The ratio of Saturated: Monounsaturated: Polyunsaturated is 1:2:1 which is ideal for human consumption. The relative abundance of monounsaturated fatty acids in Cashew nut is an advantage. The fatty acid profile in cashews is conducive to the promotion of good health and the relative abundance of fat in Cashew nut in no way poses a nutritional risk.