Daily Archives: May 29, 2013

Cacao Benefits

Cacao Benefits Raw cacao (Theobroma Cacao) Raw Cacao (theobroma cacao) has more antioxidant flavonoids than any other food tested so far, including blueberries, red wine, and black and green tea. The antioxidant content benefits the cardiovascular system and general whole body health.  The phytochemical analysis of cacao beans reveals that raw chocolate is perhaps the most chemical complex food on Earth.  Phytochemicals usually degrade in the cooking process, so the raw forms of them should be abundant in every diet for longevity. The essential fatty acids found in raw cacao may help the body to raise good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol.  […]

Benefits of Goldenberries

 Benefits of Goldenberries: Tart and delicious, goldenberries are high in phosphorous, calcium, and vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B6, and B12. These B-complex vitamins are essential for your metabolism. For a fruit, they are also extremely high in protein (16%). Goldenberries are reported to: • Increase metabolism • Promote digestion • Help control diabetes • Clean the blood • Aid in the treatment of the prostate gland Goldenberries, or Physalis peruviana, can be found in markets from Venezuela to Chile. In Europe, they have become a favorite exotic fruit, and upscale markets pay premium prices for them. Both tart and […]

Benefits of Chia Seeds

The Benefits of Chia Seeds: Increasing energy levels Cleanse the colon Lowering risk of heart disease Prolongs hydration Helps IBS Balance blood sugar Prevent cravings These little seeds are incredibly nutritious, with significant concentrations of protein, fiber and several essential minerals.  They are also high in Omega-3, antioxidants, B-Vitamins, calcium, and boron. Chia seeds are a great food for runners.  Because they absorb ten times their weight in water as they expand, the water will then be released slowly and evenly into your system. This allows for maximum hydration, which is key when running long distances, during marathons or especially […]

Deglet Noor Dates

    Raw Organic Deglet Noor Dates   These delicious dates are a beautiful golden amber color, they have a sweet caramel flavor, and are medium-firm texture. They are certified raw, USDA organic, and are sun-dried on the palm, and have been pitted for your convenience.  The deglet noor variety means “Date of Light” in Arabic, and are known for their magnificent flavor and texture. Deglet noor dates are a much loved and ancient fruit, because they are very sweet and a great vegan source of potassium, fiber, calcium, copper and iron.  They are great for digestion, and to help […]