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Amazon nuts

Description: Peeled, dried amazon nuts (also known as Brazil nuts). Salt and sugar free.

Ingredients: Amazon nuts.

Origin: Madre de Dios (Peru)

Presentation: 100 grams | 225 grams


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Main ingredient: Amazon nuts are a native species from the high jungle area of the Amazon rainforest, and it is found principally in Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.  Madre de Dios is the only region in Peru where concentrations of Amazon nut trees are large enough for their sustainable extraction. These trees can grow up to 50 meters in height, being one of the highest trees in the Amazon flora. They are essential in the conservation of amazon rainforests since they not only produce a primary jungle ecosystem… (Read more) 

Uses and benefits: Amazon nuts are rich in different minerals such as antioxidants, selenium, proteins and omegas which are good for cell development. Because of its high content of selenium, it is recommended to eat 2-3 nuts per day to prevent cancer and the generation of cancer cells. These nuts are also very useful and easy to include in your daily meals and dishes such as deserts, pastry and salads or you can just eat them as healthy snack. They are also used for the preparation of vegetal and alternative milk to the conventional cow milk.