The Brazil nut gets its name from the South American tree, as well as its edible seed (what we are talking about here).
Though we know them as “Brazil” nuts, by 2000, about 50% of the 20,000 tons harvest annually came from Bolivia, 40% from Brazil, and 10% from Peru.
I started eating Brazil nuts a couple of years ago – 2 per day just about does it! – primarily for their natural source of selenium, but I wanted to share with you all some of the other health benefits of this lovely nut:
What do you think?
Do you eat Brazil nuts on a regular basis?
Tell me about your experience in the comments below!