Brazil Nut – Great source of Vitamin B1, effective against Anxiety, Depression and improves Memory and Concentration

Being rich in Vitamin B1 is one of the most relevant nutrient values that Brazil nut can offer. Increasing the intake of this Vitamin helps us improve our memory, stay longer in focus, makes us less nervous and irritable.

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Most of the people who wish to quit the ugly habit of smoking, consume Brazil nuts, precisely because of the influence of Vitamin B1 on the Nervous system and because of the fact that Brazil nuts are Alkaline food.

However, as extremely nutritive, Brazil nuts are high in Calories coming from their Fats. Knowing that they are a little fattening (saturated Fatty acids), it is recommended Brazil nuts to be included in small daily quantities in our diet. Beneficial is also the content of Proteins, Vitamin E which contributes to the Skin cell regeneration and significant amount of Minerals such as Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Calcium and Selenium.

NUTRITION VALUE IN 100 grams(0.22 lbs) OF RAW EATING PART
Energy 656 kcal Proteins 14.3 g
Carbohydrate 7.4 g Dietary Fiber 5.40 g
Vitamin A 0 µg Vitamin B1 1 mg
Vitamin B2 0.122 mg Vitamin B3 5.96 mg
Vitamin B6 0.251 mg Vitamin B9 4.0 µg
Vitamin C 0.70 mg Vitamin E 7.60 mg
Sodium 2 mg Calcium 176 mg
Phosphor 600 mg Magnesium 225 mg
Iron 3.4 mg Potassium 600 mg
Zinc 4.59 mg Total Fat 66.2 g
Saturated Fat 16.2 g Cholesterol 0