Brazil nuts, like almonds, are more edible seeds and less nuts. Found in pods that contain anywhere up to 20 nuts. Oops! Seeds. Originating from the Amazonian forests, of Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Ecuador. These nuts travel a long way to reach you.
Brazil nuts are rich in selenium and may help with thyroid issues and functions. Since Brazil nuts are a good source of selenium and thyroid tissue has the highest concentration of selenium.
Studies have shown that selenium supplements can improve one’s mood.
If you are having selenium supplements, you consult your doctor before you have Brazil nuts because you could take too much selenium.