The brazil Nut is SUPER SUPER healthy but you have to make sure you don’t overeat the Brazil Nut, as to much consumption can lead to serious damage of our beautiful sexy bodies! like.. WTF? uhuh.. yes I'm serious..
So what are you waiting for..?! Scroll down to read all the facts about my all time favourite nut!
Adding Brazil nuts to your diet a few times a week in small amounts can help prevent heart disease, strokes and heart attacks keeping cholesterol levels low. The minerals and vitamins in Brazil nuts even have the ability to help reduce your risks of getting certain types of cancers such as prostate, colon, stomach, and lung and breast cancers. Those who get the cold or the flu can benefit from snacking on a small handful of these nuts while they are sick because the nutrients in the nuts such as the vitamin C, zinc and selenium can help boost the immune system naturally so it is at full fighting power to fight off the cold or flu that you have. Those who suffer from thyroid disorders can benefit from snacking on these nuts because the antioxidants in these nuts have the ability to make an active enzyme that helps support the thyroid known as, "triiodothyronine."
Precautions to Think About
Now Brazil Nuts do contain some unhealthy fats, which means eating these nuts every day in large amounts could cause you to gain some unhealthy weight. Some people do have some allergies to these nuts so be cautions adding them to recipes. Eating large amounts of these nuts could also cause brittle fingernails, toenails and hair as the result leads to if too much selenium is consumed. Otherwise, Brazil nuts are healthy snack to munch on a few times a week not more then 5 or 6 nuts per dto help keep you healthy and strong.