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Brazil Nut

Basic information

The Brazil nut tree, one of the biggest in the Amazon, which can reach up to the 50m (164ft) of height, could tell us stories of more than a thousand years. The indisputable king of the forest vegetation possesses a treasure in shape of wood pills, storing a source of wealth for the palate and body. The Brazil nut, a delicious and healthy dried fruit, full of energy, fiber and protein without calories, is one of the main ingredients for newborns and kids foods.

Seasonal availability

Harvest: after 12 to 15 years, and annual harvests after that.

Human health benefits

- It is considered an energy food due to its high amount of carbs.

- Maintains balanced sugar levels and suppresses the apetite.

- Helps the protein synthesis.

- Helps to control hypertension.

Brazil Nut

Geographical distribution

Nutritional value