Brazil Nuts (Whole) – Alive, Wildcrafted & Organic

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Ingredients:
Certified Organic Whole Brazil Nuts.
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Certified organic
Raw
Certified kosher
High in protein
Source of potassium
Source of selenium

The Brazil nut grows in the  rain forests of Amazonia and is gathered by native people. The Brazil nut tree is enormous, reaching a height of 100 to 150 feet or more. It can also live a long life of 500 to 800 years. (The trees grow very slowly, taking as long as 10 to 30 years before producing nuts.) All Brazil nuts are wildcrafted, the tree can not be domesticated.

Brazil nuts are rich and creamy, and similar in texture to coconut.

One ounce of Brazil nuts, which is equal to 6 nuts, has:

  • 186 calories
  • 4 g protein
  • 3.5 g carbohydrates
  • 19 grams total fat,7 g of which are monounsaturated and 6 g are polyunsaturated
  • 2 grams of fiber
  • 45 mg calcium
  • 107 mg magnesium
  • 1.15 mg zinc
  • 543.5 mcg selenium
  • 1.62 mg vitamin E

Brazil nuts contain a  large amount of selenium. They are also a good source of phytosterols.

Country of Origin: Bolivia/Peru

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