Authen-tip: Brazil Nuts, Selenium, and the Health Benefits

Did you know that Brazil nuts have an incredibly high content of selenium? This nutrient is needed to help prevent certain diseases such as skin, lung, and prostate cancer. Selenium also promotes a healthy thyroid and aids in riding the body of toxic metals. If your immune system is weak, be sure to start eating selenium-rich foods, such as Brazil nuts. Selenium is also important for helping promote fertility in men. In addition to selenium, Brazil nuts are a good source of protein, fiber, monounsaturated fats, and calcium. Pick up some Brazil nuts at your local health food store today!