Tag: brazil nuts

Facts about Macadamias

Facts about Macadamias

History/Geographic Fact This tree nut is native to the Australian rainforest and named for the Scottish-born chemist who first cultivated it, John McAdam. In 1882, the macadamia was introduced to Hawaii, now the world’s largest exporter. Macadamia’s are some of the most sought-after nuts in the […]

Facts about Brazil Nuts

Facts about Brazil Nuts

Interesting Fact Brazil nuts are botanically not nuts but are in fact seeds from the Brazil nut tree, one of the largest trees growing upward 200 feet found in the Amazon. Geographic Source They are native to South America and surprisingly the greatest exporter is not […]

Simple Brazil Nut Milk

Simple Brazil Nut Milk

Brazil nuts are the best source of selenium in the world. Just one single kernel provides 100% of the daily recommendation! Due to the rich source of this mineral, these nutritious nuts are very beneficial for thyroid function. They have also been shown to fight […]

Peach Banana Brazil Nut Smoothie

Peach Banana Brazil Nut Smoothie

Yield: 4 cups / 946 mL Ingredients: 3½ cups Simple Brazil Nut Milk (828 mL) 1 cup peaches (160 g) (fresh or frozen) 1 cup banana (200 g) (fresh or frozen) 2 Tablespoons honey Directions: Place the peaches, banana, and honey into the NutraMilk container. […]

Four Nuts Once a Month

Four Nuts Once a Month

By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM A single serving of Brazil nuts may bring cholesterol levels down faster than statin drugs and keep them down even a month after that single ingestion. This is one of the craziest articles I saw all year. A single consumption of […]

Meet The Thyroid-Balancing Nut Wellness Experts Recommend Consuming Daily

Meet The Thyroid-Balancing Nut Wellness Experts Recommend Consuming Daily

By Liz Moody – Mind Body Green If you’ve been watching some of your favorite wellness experts’ Insta-stories, you may have noticed them popping one or two thumb-size nuts daily. The Brazil nut, a tree nut that hails from (you guessed it!) Brazil, is the […]