Brazil Nuts (Bertholletia excelsa) are native to South America.
Brazil Nut Trees grow in the Amazon Rainforest, although they are called ‘Brazil Nuts’, Bolivia is in fact the largest producer and accounts for around 80+% of Global production. Main industrial growing regions around the world today are, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil.
Brazil Nuts like most nuts, are naturally cholesterol free, gluten free and have a low glycaemic index. It is also said that just one kernel gives you 100% of your daily selenium requirement.
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