What are some common uses of cream nut?

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Also known as Brazil nut, the cream nut is a seed from a deciduous tree found in the Amazon forests of Brazil. The seeds are found inside the pod, which is shaped like a small pot. They are processed and used in the following ways:

·     The seeds are removed from the pod, sun dried, and exported.

·     Being high in protein and fat, they are consumed as food by the local Brazilians.

·     The selenium in these seeds is considered helpful to reduce cancer risk and prevent chronic diseases.

Find out more about the health benefits of brazil nut.