NUTS AND SEEDS

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  • Country Origin: Brazil
IMAGE 1- ALMOND Prunus dulcis popularly known as almond tree, is a species of tree in the Rosaceae family. The seed of its fruit is generally regarded as a dried fruit: the almond. It is native to the Middle East, in the Mediterranean climate regions of Syria, Turkey, and Pakistan, although it has already been introduced in several other places, such as in Europe. From almonds are extracted oils and essences with medicinal properties, which are are widely used in the cosmetics industry and in the production of amaretto liqueur. / IMAGE 2- CASHEW NUT Cashew is often regarded as the fruit of the cashew tree when in fact it is a pseudofruit. What we understand popularly as "cashew" consists of two parts: the fruit itself, which is the chestnut; and its floral peduncle, the pseudofruit, with yellow, rosy or red body. Very tasty, cashew nuts are great for health. Rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, minerals like iron, phosphorus, selenium, magnesium and zinc, it is also a good source of phytochemicals, antioxidants and proteins that help in treatments and prevent various diseases. / IMAGE 3- CHIA SEEDS Chia, whose official name is Salvia Hispanica, has been gaining popularity among people seeking a healthy diet. However, its reputation began to be built long ago, since it was part of the diet of the pre-Columbian peoples, like Mayas and Aztecs. Chia is an excellent source of protein and offers high fiber content. Due to these substances, this seed stimulates the satiety and favors the functioning of the bowel, besides several other benefits. / IMAGE 4- HAZELNUT The hazelnut naturally grows in most part of Europe, Asia Minor and also in North America. It is a healthy fruit, like all nuts. Contains important nutrients like vitamins, minerals, proteins, fiber and healthy fats and it is very tasty. / IMAGE 5- PEANUT BUTTER Peanut is a plant from South America and spread to the various regions of Latin America, Central America and Mexico. The peanuts contain high nutritional quality, are widely used as a protein supplement and an ally of good shape for being a rich source of fiber, which take longer to be digested, promoting the feeling of satiety and prolonging this effect. / IMAGE 6- PISTACHIO / IMAGE 7- QUINOA Known as the "golden grain," quinoa is a plant that had its origin in the Andes region, with records being used by the Incas from 3000 BC, a people who considered it a sacred food. It is also a source of calcium, iron, Omega-3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, and as cereal is very rich in fiber and, therefore, a great source of carbohydrates for food. In addition, quinoa has significant amounts of B-complex vitamins. / IMAGE 8- ROASTED GRANULATED PEANUT Peanut is a plant from South America and spread to the various regions of Latin America, Central America and Mexico. The peanuts contain high nutritional quality, are widely used as a protein supplement and an ally of good shape for being a rich source of fiber, which take longer to be digested, promoting the feeling of satiety and prolonging this effect. / IMAGE 9- ROASTED HALVES / SPLITS PEANUTS Peanut is a plant from South America and spread to the various regions of Latin America, Central America and Mexico. The peanuts contain high nutritional quality, are widely used as a protein supplement and an ally of good shape for being a rich source of fiber, which take longer to be digested, promoting the feeling of satiety and prolonging this effect. / IMAGE 10- SESAME SEEDS Originally from the East, sesame deserves full attention for its nutritional importance and its many health benefits. It has a range of nutrients such as iron, calcium, many fibers, copper,magnesium, B vitamins, phosphorus and proteins. Consumed since antiquity, sesame is a very versatile seed: it can be consumed in salads, oil, cakes, cookies, etc.