Did you know that one handful of Brazil nuts provides 500% of the daily requirements of selenium?

Brazil nuts are not only delicious, they also have a high nutritional value. They grow on Brazil nut trees that are common in the rain forests of South America. The special soil in the tropics makes these tasty nuts rich in selenium - so that they are regarded as the vegetarian food with the highest selenium content.

Selenium is an important anti-oxidant, forms part of the glutathione enzyme and supports the detoxification of the metabolism.