Brazil Nuts 1kg

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Brazil nuts are a rich source of selenium: an anti-cancer mineral that promotes the self-destruction of cancer cells and boosts immunity, as well as lowering the risk of heart disease. . Brazil nuts also play a significant role in optimising the function of our digestive systems and metabolism, as they contain zinc.

Ingredients: Brazil Nuts
Origin: Bolivia / Brazil

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BRAZIL NUTS

  • Brazil nuts are one of the richest known food sources of selenium, with mean concentrations reported in the literature between 8 and 83 mcg selenium/g. If you eat two of Manoli’s Brazil nuts per day (about 7 g), you will have an intake of between 56 and 581 mcg of selenium. The South African RDA (recommended dietary allowance) for selenium is 55 mcg selenium (daily). Selenium is an essential trace mineral important for cognitive function, a healthy immune system and fertility for both men and women. It is also necessary for normal immune system function and contributes to the normal functioning of the thyroid. It also contributes to the normal maintenance of hair and nails.
  • Brazil nuts are high in protein and dietary fibre, supplying 1 g of protein and 0.7 g of dietary fibre for every two Brazil nuts eaten.
  • A serving of two Brazil nuts is a source of copper. Copper contributes to the normal maintenance of hair, skin and nails. It also assists with the formation and maintenance of bones and teeth.

USES

  • Brazil nuts can be eaten as a snack. Additionally, they can also be enjoyed roasted, salted, or sweetened.
  • They also used in fudge, puddings, pesto, chocolate bar and crunchy bar preparations.
  • Coarsely ground Brazil nuts can be sprinkled over fruit/vegetable salads.
  • They also used in desserts, particularly in fruitcakes.
  • Add them to the soup as well as meat and vegetable dishes.
  • Brazil nut oil used in salad dressing and cooking.
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