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Brazil Nuts & Selenium

January 2005

Brazils High in Selenium


Brazil nuts are known to have the highest concentration of selenium ! !

more than 2,500 times than any other edible nuts,

Selenium is also found in Broccoli, mushrooms, yeast, cabbage, celery, cucumbers, radish, garlic & whole grains.


Selenium is a very powerful antioxidant, this has been proven to protect against Heart disease, & cancer like prostrate cancer. Selenium reduces the ageing process & stimulates the immune system, Brazils are well known for the good source of fibres & minerals, like phosphorus, copper & iron.


Most people are most likely to be deficient in selenium, People with Aids have been reported to be low in Selenium  & there appears to be a link between depleted levels & heart disease.




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