Organic Brazil Nuts

ORGANIC BRAZIL NUTS

 

Brazil nuts are like most other nuts: rich in nutrients, vitamins & minerals that your body loves to thrive off of. Most nuts have something they're famous for, and selenium is that for brazil nuts.

Brazil nuts are the number one food source for selenium. Even just 1-2 brazil nuts a day gives your body what it needs of this all so important mineral. Selenium is responsible for good moods & the reduction of inflammation. 

 

HEALTH BENEFITS:

Brazil nuts host quite a few bragging rights. They're known for:

  • Anti-inflammatory: Studies have shown the magical affect selenium & ellagic acid have on reducing inflammation and fighting off those free radicals.
  • Anti-cancer: All those free radicals don't stand a chance.
  • Decreases Depression: Yup, the nuts are even good for your mental health. Selenium has been scientifically proven to increase mood and fight off depression.
  • Heart Health: loaded with the 'good fats.' In moderation, brazil nuts are great for increasing your good cholesterol, which prevents heart attacks and stroke.
  • Thyroid Health: thyroid problems are on the rise, and the selenium in brazil nuts helps to produce the health thyroid hormones.   

 

NUTRITION:

Brazil nuts are at the top of the class.

About 6 nuts contains:

  • 185 calories
  • 3.5 g carbohydrates
  • 4 g protein
  • 18.8 g fat
  • 2.1 g fiber
  • 542 mgs selenium (774 percent DV)
  • 106 mgs magnesium (27 percent DV)
  • 0.5 mg copper (25 percent DV)
  • 205 mgs phosphorus (20 percent DV)
  • 0.3 mg manganese (17 percent DV)
  • 0.2 mg thiamine (12 percent DV)
  • 1.6 mgs vitamin E (8 percent DV)
  • 1.1 mgs zinc (8 percent DV)
  • 45.2 mgs calcium (5 percent DV)
  • 186 mgs potassium (5 percent DV)
  • 0.7 mg iron (4 percent DV)

 

USE IT:

Brazil nuts make a delicious snack. They're also great in your traditional nut mixes, crushed on yogurt, in smoothies, your baking and so on. A real earthy flavoured nut that we love in our family. 

 

Country of Origin: Bolivia

Ingredients: Organic Brazil Kernels


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