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Coquito del Brasil raw packaged by Frutos Secos San Blas in 1kg bag and 20kg bag format.
Brazil nuts, also known as Coquitos del Brasil, are the food with the highest selenium content. Four pieces of this fruit approximately 20 grams contains the recommended selenium taken daily by an adult at most.
As an excess of selenium can be harmful to health it would be advisable to take two pieces a day of this dried fruit, its consumption can be as a snack between meals, or grated into a salad, or chopped into a yogurt.
Brazil nuts are the fruit of a wild tree that can reach 50 meters, this fruit is covered with a coconut-like shell.
This dried fruit stands out for its higher concentration in minerals, highlighting calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium and especially the aforementioned selenium.
To its right extent of consumption this dried fruit is an unbeatable antioxidant as it helps the body prevent cell damage, strengthening the immune system, regulating thyroid function and reducing the risk of prostate cancer and other cancers.
Brazil nuts are the dried fruit with the highest content of unsaturated fats, surpassing even macadamia nuts, so moderate consumption is recommended.
Raw or toasted can be consumed, stored in an airtightly sealed container and if possible in the fridge.