* From certified organic origin
Organic brazil nuts have a creamy, rich taste and contain many important nutrients. You can consume them as a snack, combine them with other nuts, or use them in all kinds of tasty dishes. The unroasted, unsalted brazil nuts are nice as snack, but you can also use them in salads, or for baking for instance. For example, try mixing chopped brazil nuts with cookie dough instead of hazelnuts or macadamias. Brazil nuts also go well together with all kinds of nuts and dried fruit. This is why their also included in many of our snack mixes. Brazil nuts contain more selenium that any other nut. Selenium is an essential mineral and antioxidant that is especially of importance for good functioning of the thyroid. Brazil nuts also contain much magnesium besides selenium, what contributes to the absorption of calcium in the human body, a healthy nervous system and a good immune system. Besides that, brazil nuts contain entire proteins. This means that the proteins in brazil nuts include all 9 essential amino acids. Brazil nuts and other vegetable proteins are an important part of a vegetarian of vegan diet, because the most common proteins originate from animal products (meat, eggs, dairy).