Raw Brazil Nuts
If you need more selenium in your body, don’t pop a tablet, eat organic Brazil nuts! Just two to four pieces will give you all of the selenium that your body needs.
In New Zealand, where the soil is low in selenium, people are advised to eat at least two Brazil nuts a day to increase selenium levels in the blood. Now, why should we have enough selenium in our bodies in the first place?
- ORIGIN: Brazil
- AVAILABLE AS: Nuts
- GOOD FOR : Thyroid function, nervous system function, blood pressure, cognitive function, red blood cells and haemoglobin, body oxygen transport, fertility and reproduction of men, immune system, protection of cells from oxidative stress, tiredness and fatigue, electrolyte balance, energy-yielding metabolism, protein and glycogen metabolism, hair, bones and muscle, nails and skin
- NUTRITION : Selenium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Fiber
- DIRECTIONS FOR USE : Eat three or four Brazil nuts a day.
Lowers bad cholesterol and reduces heart disease risks. A serving of at least 15g of Brazil nuts a day will reduce oxidized LDL cholesterols in obese people. And because this nut is rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, plant sterols, zinc and arginine, eating a handful of Brazil nuts a day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 30-50%.
Aids weight loss. Contrary to popular belief, eating nuts (Brazil nuts included) on a regular basis does not lead to weight gain. The truth is, there is evidence that eating nuts actually leads to weight loss. That’s right—those who regularly consume these nuts have a lower BMI (Body Mass Index) compared to those who don’t.