Brazil Nuts or Amazonian Nuts (Bertholletia excelsa) is grown in the forest of Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia. They contain nutrients such as: Omega-3, fiber and Vitamin E. Additionally, they contain minerals such as: magnesium, potassium, selenium, zinc and calcium.
It has several benefits in lowering high cholesterol, it is energetic and it is rich in natural antioxidants.
In addition, four units of Brazil nut, equals to 20 grams which contains the amount of selenium recommended to take daily per person. Also, being a good antioxidant, helps prevent cell damage, strengthens the immune system and reduces the risk of cancer, such as the prostate.