Brazil Nuts


Although Brazil nuts are high in calories, they contain ample amounts of vitamins, anti-oxidants and minerals. A Brazil nut consists of 70 percent fat and 17 percent protein. However, most of these fats are "good fats" like mono-unsaturated fatty acids such as palmitoleic acid and oleic acid. Brazil nuts have also been found to contain high amounts of vitamin-E., a powerful antioxidant that is required for maintaining the integrity of cell membranes, mucus membranes and your skin. Ounce for ounce, Brazil nuts contain the highest levels of selenium found naturally in any plant, fruit or nut. Only one ounce of Brazil nuts contains over seven times the daily recommended value of selenium. excellent source of B vitamins, and 100 grams of Brazil nuts contain over half of the daily recommended value of thiamin. They also contain a host of energy-giving B vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine and folate.

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