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Brazil nuts

 Fruit of the tree Bertholletia excelsa.

Composition/100 g (edible portion 50%): water 305 g, 2750 kJ (656 kcal), protein 14 g, fat 66 g (of which 31% saturated, 29% mono-unsaturated, 49% polyunsaturated), carbohydrate 12 g (2.3 g sugars), fibre 7.5 g, ash 3.5 g, Ca 160mg, Fe 2.4mg, Mg 376mg, P 725mg, K 659mg, Na 3mg, Zn 4.1mg, Cu 1.7mg, Mn 1.2mg, Se 1917μg, vitamin E 5.7mg,B1 0.62mg,B2 0.04mg, niacin 0.3mg, B6 0.1mg, folate 22μg, pantothenate 0.2mg, C 0.7 g.