Organic Brazil Nuts
Brazil nuts are one of the most sort after nuts around for both there taste and nutrition. They have a distinctive rich meaty flavour and are packed full of vitamins and minerals of which the most notorious is selenium. Selenium is a mineral that is very depleted in our soils and so quite often it is also lacking in our bodies as a result. Brazil nuts are said to be one of the best sources of natural selenium intake.
Other health benefits associated with Brazil nuts include a healthy heart, radiant skin, weight loss, digestive health, hormone regularity, healthy immunity and more.
In the Kitchen
Brazil nuts are delicious roasted in combination with other nuts such as almond, hazelnuts and cashews. They are great for baking with and go well in combination with chocolate or carob treats such as brownies and muffins. They can also be used to make a delicious pesto, though you only need to use a few unlike other nut pesto’s.
Interesting Facts about Brazil Nuts
Over a hundred thousand Amazonian inhabitants depend on the revenue from Brazil nut farming.
Country of Origin
Product of Bolivia
Brazil nuts are high in protein and fibre, providing a rich source of vitamin B1, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous and zinc. They also contain high levels of the trace mineral selenium, as well as Vitamin E, both important antioxidants in cellular health.
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|Nutritional Information – Organic Brazil Nuts|
|Fat, Total (g)||66.4|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||15.1|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||4.8|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||7.5|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% organic brazil nuts
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