Gorgeous, sandy-colored raw Brazil nuts in Abuja are as tasty as they are healthy and satisfying. Brazil nuts in Abuja are jam-packed with selenium, iron, calcium, iron, zinc and more. Our South American-sourced, supreme quality raw Brazils in Abuja are not just good for you, they’re one of the healthiest nuts on Earth!
Health Benefits of Brazil Nuts
The benefits of Brazils nuts in Abuja are bountiful. Brazil nuts have about 2,500 times as much selenium as any other nut. Selenium is a powerful antioxidant which has been proven to protect against heart disease and cancers like prostate cancer.
Brazil nuts’ high selenium content also discourages the aging process and stimulates the immune system. In a study of patients with early Alzheimer’s disease, antioxidants – including selenium – boosted mood and mental performance. Like all nuts, brazil nuts in Abuja are an excellent source of protein and fiber. Brazil nuts are high in minerals including zinc and magnesium, and contain useful amounts of phosphorous, copper and iron.
The Brazil nut tree is the only species in the monotypic genus Bertholletia. It is native to the Guianas, Venezuela, Brazil, eastern Colombia, eastern Peru, and eastern Bolivia. It occurs as scattered trees in large forests on the banks of the Amazon River, Rio Negro, Tapajós, and the Orinoco. The genus is named after the French chemist Claude Louis Berthollet.
The Brazil nut is a large tree, reaching 50 m (160 ft) tall and with a trunk 1 to 2 m (3.3 to 6.6 ft) in diameter, making it among the largest of trees in the Amazon rainforests. It may live for 500 years or more, and according to some authorities often reaches an age of 1,000 years. The stem is straight and commonly without branches for well over half the tree’s height, with a large emergent crown of long branches above the surrounding canopy of other trees.
The bark is grayish and smooth. The leaves are dry-season deciduous, alternate, simple, entire or crenate, oblong, 20–35 cm (7.9–13.8 in) long and 10–15 cm (3.9–5.9 in) broad. The flowers are small, greenish-white, in panicles 5–10 cm (2.0–3.9 in) long; each flower has a two-parted, deciduous calyx, six unequal cream-colored petals, and numerous stamens united into a broad, hood-shaped mass