Food Facts -
As you might guess, these nuts are native from South America. What you may not guess though, is these nuts are crazy high in selenium. Selenium? You have probably heard of this important nutrient. Let’s take a look:
In fact, Brazil nuts are so high in selenium, it is actually recommended to limit intake to just 2 of these nuts a day to meet your needs. So go ahead and just throw 1 or 2 Brazil nuts in the smoothie too!
Easy ways to incorporate Brazil nuts in your daily food:
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Besides being a member of the 614Fitness community, Liz is a Registered Dietitian and staff dietitian at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on diet and appears often on local television.