Brazil nuts not only have high protein and fat content but also have many minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium. The perhaps most important ingredient of Brazil nut is the trace element selenium and can help to detoxify the body.
Brazil nuts are also used in the variety of nut mixes and fruit blends along with other nuts and fruits, added the taste and the energy. By nature, the Brazil nuts are long-lasting and can serve at any time as a delicious and healthy snack with valuable nutritional content.
Brazil nut trees, named after the Brazilian state of Pará, are up to 50 m high and grow in the rainforests of South America, where the Brazil nuts are collected by hand. An approximately 10-12 cm round fruit of the Brazil nut tree, contains up to 25 of the 2 x 5 cm Paranuss seeds. Brazil nuts can be used roasted or consumed raw as well Brazil nut oil in baking and cooking.