The Brazil nut is the natural world’s highest source of selenium. Selenium is an important nutrient for the thyroid and for immune system function. It is also a wonderful nutrient for strength and endurance as well as brain and cognitive function.
If you are looking for a plant-based source of complete protein, the Brazil nut is an excellent food to eat. Not only are they a complete source of protein, they are also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, vitamin E, B vitamins, zinc and manganese.
This Brazil Nut Cacao Smoothie recipe tastes like a nutrient powerhouse creamy chocolate milkshake. Go ahead and indulge, it’s good for you!
Brazil Nut Cacao Smoothie
(Paleo, Whole30, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free)
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