Oats contain beta-glucan fiber which has a high satiety value (keeps you feeling full for longer). Oats also contain polyphenol compounds that have anti-oxidant properties. Oats also contain additional vitamins and minerals and high levels of anti-oxidants.
Bananas, from the Musaceae family are nutritious with fiber, vitamin B6, potassium, magnesium, vitamin C and manganese. Because of their potassium, low sodium and high fiber content they are considered heart healthy, replenish electrolytes and contain resistant starch.
Cinnamon is an ancient spice containing antioxidant, antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties as well as calcium, potassium, vitamin A, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin K and iron.
Maca Root, thought to help with endurance, is very popular amongst athletes. It is a nutrient dense Peruvian plant of the Brassicaceae family grown exclusively in the Central Andes.
Maple sugar is made from pure maple syrup. Maple syrup comes from tapping the maple tree for its sap. The maple syrup is boiled and then ground into granules.
Vanilla is a spice extracted from the fruit pod of the vanilla plantflower, a member of a tropical climbing orchid family. The pods are cured and it is this process which creates the wonderful aroma we know as vanilla. Vanilla contains antioxidants with small amounts of calcium, magnesium, phosphorous & potassium. Vanilla is known to have a calming effect & can help curb sugar intake & also help stabilize blood sugar.
Apples are good sources of soluble and insoluble fiber, vitamin C and phytochemicals (quercetin, catechin, chlorogenic acid, anthocyanin). Quercetin is a flavonoid, with antioxidant & anti-inflammatory effects. The phytochemicals & fiber in apples may also help protect body cells from oxidative stress.
Hemp seeds are packed with omega-3’s and protein. The body cannot make omega-3’s so you must get them through foods that you eat. Omega-3 fats are a type of polyunsaturated fatty acid that may offer health benefits, including, promoting normal functions of the brain & nervous system,lowering cholesterol levels and supportingheart health, protecting against dry eye disease & reducing inflammation in the body.
Cacao nibs are small pieces of crushed cacao beans from the Theobroma cacaotree. Full of nutrients they have a chocolate taste and are low in sugar. They are good sources of fiber, protein and healthy fats. Rich in flavonoid antioxidants and many minerals too.
Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm,cocosnucifera, high in fiber with a high satiety value, it also contains many vitamins & minerals like vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese & selenium.
Coconut Palm Sugar
Coconut palm sugar is a natural sugar made from the coconut palm sap. It contains inulin fiber & small amounts ofthe nutrients found in coconut palm including minerals iron, calcium & potassium, and antioxidants.
Full of nutrients especially healthy fats omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, Pumpkin seeds also contain antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, zinc and vitamin E.
Dates are the fruit of the Date Palm Tree. High in fiber & anti-oxidants (flavonoids, carotenoids & phenolic acid) they also contain potassium, magnesium, copper manganese, iron & vitamin B6.
The mulberry is a nutritional powerhouse. Rich in fiber, vitamin C, iron & vitamin K. They contain calcium, magnesium & several other trace minerals & are full of antioxidants.
Monk Fruit Powder
Monk fruit is native to Southern China. Monk fruit powder is made from the fruits extract providing sweetness without calories.
Goji berries, native to Asia, are full of nutrients & antioxidants. They are great sources of fiber, iron & vitamins A & C.
Originally from South America, the Yacon root is a tuber containing many nutritious antioxidants.
Native to Peru, Chile & Equador Lucuma is high in fiber & antioxidants with a low glycemic index. It also contains several vitamins & minerals in trace amounts.
Mesquite powder is often used as a low glycemic sweetener & isan excellent source of vitamins & minerals.
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