VIDEO CORRECTION–That should say 5 Brazil nuts may contain 700% of the recommended daily allowance of selenium.
Brazil nuts in my opinion are the healthiest nut you can eat. They contain more selenium than any other nut with an average of 96 mcg per nut. However, Brazil nuts may contain as 400 mcg per nut.
The US RDA for selenium is 55 mcgs and for pregnant woman its about 70 mcgs. You can clearly see that 1 Brazil nut should be enough to meet most people’s daily requirements.
Selenium is incredible for your thyroid. Selenium is necessary for a healthy thyroid. Selenium is a heavy metal chelator. It actually helps remove heavy metals and other poisons from the body.
The enzyems that help to protect the brain, nerves and spinal cord are made from selenium.
The fats that are in Brazil nuts are great for your adrenal glands and brain.
They are a great source of magnesium which is good for your immune system and bones. Magnesium also helps to relax your muscles.
Brazil nuts are rich in antioxidants as well as vitamins and minerals.