Brazil Nuts are full of wonderful mono-unsaturated fats including fats that lower cholesterol and even increase good cholesterol.
Brazil Nuts also contain lots of selenium (contains more selenium than any other source) and that selenium is great for the prostate and for helping prevent heart disease and strokes. Plus selenium is great for the hair and nails and helps to prevent autoimmune disease.
Brazil Nuts contains more than 50% of your daily intake of Vitamin E which is a wonderful antioxidant that helps prevent coronary heart disease and keeps your cells healthy by savaging away free radicals.
Brazil Nuts contain a good amount of B Vitamins too that are important for metabolism and for helping eliminate depression; anemia, insomnia, fatigue, nervousness, and they also enhance your mood.
Plus Brazil Nuts contain trace minerals that strengthen your bones, and help you stay calm, rested, and peaceful… and help boost your immune system too.
Brazil Nuts are a complete protein having all the needed amino acids for good health.
And Brazil Nuts are full of good fats… but because of that they also go rancid fast… so put them in the frig or in the freezer to keep them fresh.
And they are full of fats, and that means calories, so don’t eat too much!
Paul Haider – Master Herbalist