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What are the benefits of Brazil nuts?

The Brazil nut is a type of tree that is located in South America. Its seeds, also called Brazil nuts, have good amounts of nutrients and provide some interesting health benefits.


The nuts are rich in selenium (1 Brazil nut contains between 68-91 mcg of selenium)

  • may protect against cancer

  • supports the cardiovascular system

  • supports the immune system

  • supports thyroid conversion

  • helps to build glutathione in the body (a powerful antioxidant)

  • decreases the toxic effects of mercury, lead, cadmium and other heavy metals

Where to get them

It might be best to consume organic Brazil nuts because you don’t know if these nuts get sprayed after being harvested. You can get them at a grocery or a health food store.

Last updated: Jul 08, 2024 21:38 PM