Ingredients: Brazil Nuts
A rich and creamy tree nut with a dark brown exterior.
Today, the majority of Brazil nuts are exported to Europe and the U.S., where they are popular.
A study suggested that consuming one Brazil nut a day for eight weeks helped to correct selenium deficiency and improved cholesterol.
A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine by Diane Kraft and Ava DerMarderosian (2016)
New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)
“What Are the Benefits of Eating Brazil Nuts?” by Jamie Eske (2019) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325000
“Selenium Supplementation Affects Insulin Resistance and Serum hs-CRP in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease” by A. Farrokhian et al. (2015) https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0035-1569276