Our body has very less demand for selenium. The medical science advises us that only 45mg of selenium for children and 400 mcg for adults must be taken in daily. Overdose of selenium can cause white nails, rash, fatigue, hair fall, and stomach upset.
Have you heard about the restriction of Brazil nuts import in Europe? Well, a research has proved that Brazil nuts contain a small amount of Aflatoxins which can be carcinogenic.
There are radioactive radium’s found in Brazil nuts, although in a very small amount. This radium’s are not absorbed by the body.
The best of way of eating Brazil nuts to cut the bad part is to eat them with other nuts of food. It is good to go for the organic Brazil nuts rather than the processed ones. If you love eating dry fruits eat them together. Like mix some walnuts, some almonds and some Brazil nuts.
They are warm and so they can cause pimples and acne problems if eaten too much
Those are allergic to any kind of nuts must stay away from them; this is because they have a high content of oil and fats which can cause problems for sensitive people. Use the Brazil nuts in their shelled form for they are safe and healthy. Also, it is much better to enjoy them in the form of cookies and other deserts.
Also these nuts must not be stored in refrigerator and freezer because they lose their qualities
Actually the real problem comes with the dose of these nuts. If you follow the instruction and take the right amount than there is nothing better than these nuts. But when you eat too many, the main thing selenium becomes toxic for your body. As nothing when taken too much is good for health, too much selenium in your body can be a problem. So if all these problems mentioned above comes with the dose. If you eat normally then you won’t face any such problem.
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