As its name suggests, the Brazil nut tree comes from the South America. It is a truly unique plant, even in the incredible world of flora that is the Amazonian rainforest. The trees get 160feet tall, and you can encounter a Brazil nut plant growing almost anywhere, be it the side road, private garden, or a parking lot.
Brazil nuts are high in calories however they're an excellent source of mono-unsaturated fatty acids that help to lower LDL or bad cholesterol and increases HDL or good cholesterol in the blood. They contain good quantities of vitamins anti-oxidants and minerals. The nuts have been staple diet of the Amazonians.
Nutritional value per 28g: Calories: 187 Protein: 4.1g Fat: 19g Carbs: 3.3g Fiber: 2.1g Vitamin E: 11%
Organic Brazil Nuts