Information about Nuts: Brazil Nuts

About brazil nuts, information about the nuts, production, history and uses, nutritional value.

Brazil Nuts

The Brazil nut tree reaches heights of over 150'. It is harvested for commercial use in the Amazon basin, the bulk of the work being done by low-paid migrant laborers. Brazil nuts are high in fat and contain some protein, iron, and thiamine. Two Brazil nuts have the same caloric food value as one egg.

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