A Nutrient-Packed Supernut from Brazil: BARU NUTS

The exotic flavor of the baru [bar•oo] nut has been described as a mix of almond, cashew and peanut – only better – and with less calories. But it’s the nutrients packed inside that’ll blow your mind.

Baru nuts are extremely nutrient rich. Every 100 grams of Baru nuts contain:

  • 24 grams of protein​
  • 26.3 grams of fiber (100% of daily requirement)
  • 21.4 grams of Vitamin E (100% of daily requirement)
  • 6.7 mg of Zinc / 2.6 mg of Iron / 150 mg of Calcium
  • 228 mg of Magnesium / 1575 mg of Potassium

Barùkas are one of the healthiest nuts on the planet; literally a mini-cocktail of hard to find micronutrients and vegan protein. A single handful packs your daily fiber requirement. But they’re not just good for you, they’re good for the world. Barùkas represent an amazing opportunity to reforest our planet, and sustain indigenous communities on their land. The trees that give these nuts are called Baruzeira. They are found in the Amazonian savanna biome called the Cerrado (pronounced sahadu), which covers an area 3 times the size of Texas. It’s one of the most beautiful areas in the world.

The growth of Barùkas can help put an end to the deforestation and preserve the original flora. Not only that, it will allow indigenous people to make a sustainable living off the land. It’s truly a win all around. For your health, the health of the planet, and the health of the world community.

Read what Superfood Hunter, Darin Olien has to say about Barukas:

So there you have it! A nutrient-rich supernut that’s hitting North America this year! Give them a try and let us know what you think. If you missed the Healthy Glow Box, you can still order it by going here.

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Disclaimer: Information provided is for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical care provider before using superfoods.

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