Nutritionally, Brazil nuts are a good source of some vitamins and minerals.Brazil nuts contain the vitamins thiamin and vitamin E and minerals calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and manganese and are perhaps the richest dietary source of selenium; Recent research suggests that selenium intake may reduce the risk of both breast cancer as well as prostate cancer.
This has led some health commentators and nutritionists to recommend the consumption of Brazil nuts as a protective measure.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Bolivia or Brazil
|Energy||1372 kJ||2743 kJ|
|Protein||7.15 g||14.3 g|
|Fat Total||33.2 g||66.4 g|
|– Saturated||7.55 g||15.1 g|
|Carbohydrates||6.15 g||12.3 g|
|– Sugars||1.15 g||2.3 g|
|Sodium||2 mg||3 mg|