Your Selenium Solution

There's little nutritional hacks that you can do everyday to help your body run efficiently. How much Selenium do you currently have in your food regime? How much do you actually need? What’s the best way to get this nutrient?

Brazil nuts!

All you need to 2 nuts per day!

This savvy nut is actually a seed (from the Brazilian nut tree), it helps with mood and reduce inflammation in your body.

What’s important to know:

It’s a cancer fighting food due to it’s high ellagic acid (potent neuroprotective properties) and selenium levels- both are an anti-inflammatory food source. Your body needs selenium to create and regulate thyroid hormones, Brazil nuts can help sustain your thyroid system and overall health.

Great for your heart as these nuts are loaded with healthy monounsaturated fats (increase your LDL (the good) cholesterol), fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients to sustain healthy blood pressure. Considered a testosterone superfood due to it’s high selenium content. If you suffer from feeling fatigue, anxiety, depression, mood swings and stress, it could be due to low levels of selenium. Nuts increase your metabolism of serotonin (those feel good brain chemicals) that control appetite, mood and sleep.

Additional Benefits of Brazil Nuts:

-brazil oil is a wonderful skin moisturizer for whole body

-essential minerals and antioxidants that are required for healthy immune system

-aids to prevent damage to nerves and cells

-high in protein, fiber, selenium, thiamine, copper, magnesium

-best selenium food source in the world

Profound blueprint of nutrients:

-calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium

Vitamins: thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin E, vitamin B6, C, folate, omega 3’s and zinc!

Fun Fact: Brazil tree (aka parå tree) in the Amazon is one of the largest trees in the world around 200 feet!

And this tree lives 500-800 years!

Selenium is critical for your body to function on all levels.

{almost 1 billion people globally suffer from a selenium deficiency}

How to Consume:

-eat the nuts raw or blanched

-use the nut oil for salad dressings, marinades, smoothies

(I have my serving of two nuts during breakfast with the rest of my vitamins and supplements or I add the nuts to my superfood smoothies.

Brazil nuts are richest known food source in the world.


Consuming too many Brazil nuts can cause hair loss and brittle nails or eating these nuts while taking a selenium supplement.

I hope this information inspires you to take action to get your selenium intake up to speed so that you and your body can feel and be vibrant!

I hope you found this article care helpful, I’d love for you to share with others.

Sending Metta!

xo Janel

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