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Brazil nut: a fruit rich in Selenium!

Brazil nut belongs to a tree typical of the Amazon Forest, which is even considered one of the largest in the region. Brazil is the second largest exporter of this nut, second only to Bolivia.

This dried fruit has several properties such as fibers, proteins, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, with selenium being the highlight. This mineral has the role of fighting free radicals in our body and helping the thyroid and the brain to function better.

Despite having a high caloric content it does not put on weight, but on the contrary, it is great for those who want to lose weight since it is rich in monounsaturated fat (responsible for speeding up the metabolism and burning fats).

The Brazil nut:

- It is good for the heart due to its antioxidants and because it is a source of omega 9; - Increases immunity;

- Takes care of brain health;

- Great source of energy ...

How and how much to consume:

To maintain its properties it is necessary to store in a cool place and protected from sunlight.

Chestnuts can be consumed in natura, in preparations such as cakes and savory dishes or with fruits, cereals, salads, etc.

Attention: The ideal to consume is the amount of 1 or 2 nuts per day, do not exceed this amount. Excessive consumption of this nut can cause hair loss, weak nails, nausea and fatigue.

Respect the limits, be delighted and enjoy all the benefits of this fruit!


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