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Brazil Nut Nutrition Facts!

brazilnutsRaw Brazil nuts are one of my favorite snacks.
And this tiny nut has a big nutrition secret.

Click ahead to find out what it is!

...and more nutrition facts after the jump.
...and a Brazil Nut recipe to be posted soon.


brazil nutsThe secret...
BRAZIL NUT FACT: Just one tiny Brazil nut contains 137% your RDA of the very important mineral selenium.

Read about more nutrient dense foods here.

What else do these nuts contain:

Brazil Nut Nutrition Facts
serving size, 1 oz, 6 nuts

calories: 185
fat: 19 g
saturated fat: 4 g
fiber: 2 g
carbs: 3 g
protein: 4 g
Thiamin: 12% RDA
Iron: 4% RDA
Magnesium: 27% RDA
Phosphorus: 20% RDA
Potassium: 5% RDA
Zinc: 8% RDA
Copper: 25% RDA
Manganese: 17% RDA
Selenium: 774% RDA

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