We are nuts about nuts, but really love Almonds - soaked of course ! They are also low in saturated fat and help to reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol. Higher in fibre than any other nut , almond also contains around 20% protein.
We love the sweet & chewy texture of Apricots. With low fat and plenty of fibre, they are also packed with ample doses of other essential vitamins A and particularly vitamin C. Loaded with beta carotene, and a good supply of potassium. What's not to like?
Baobab is a fruit no one has heard of- with a lovely sweet flavour which grows in Madagascar, Africa, Australia and Arabia. Baobab has also been used in foods as a natural preservative due to its high vitamin C, potassium and phosphorus content.
raw chocolate can promote cardiovascular function & health. The antioxidant power of flavonoids and essential minerals and vitamins found in cacao can support healthy heart functioning by lowering blood pressure, improving blood flow, lowering LDL cholesterol, and reducing plaque buildup on artery walls. Antioxidants are known to be mood enhancers. Long story short, chocolate really does make you happy!
Cashews are not nuts well not technically - they are a seed of the cashew apple, lower in fat than other nuts and help with boosting heart health. Naturally sweet and also rich in essential trace elements – they are a powerhouse of essential minerals and vitamins such as magnesium, zinc, which is important for healing.
Good source of essential B vitamins and amino acids and has an alkaline ph. As a complex carbohydrate, coconut sugar also provides slow releasing energy without causing spikes in the blood sugar level. Scores low on the glycemic index.
Nature’s ooey gooey caramel loaded with fibre, which is essential for a healthy digestive system. Good source of iron, potassium and dates are easily broken down by the body into sugars, providing you with instant energy.
Rich source of dietary fibre and loaded with muscle supporting magnesium. Good source of Vitamin A, E and K which is essential for proper heart function. Figs aid weight loss whilst you can enjoy a sweet treat.
An ancient Peruvian root used by the Incas for its mood and endurance enhancing properties. Maca root powder is also rich in thiamin, riboflavin, Vitamin B6 which all support a fast metabolism and also in vitamins C and E. It provides plenty of calcium, zinc, iron, phosphorus and amino acids.
People in North Africa and Spain have been snacking on tiger nuts for centuries - recently named as the new superfood. They are actually not a nut but a tuber and contain over 30% more fibre than most vegetables or fruits. They are also high in amino acids, particularly arginine, which has been clinically proven to reduce high blood pressure. Also full of magnesium which is essential for body muscle and nerve function. Magnesium also helps regulate heart beat and maintain healthy blood pressure levels. In 2016 they were voted a superfood.
Everybody's favourite berry. Sweet and pretty, but also with many health benefits which include improved eye care, proper brain function, relief from high blood pressure, arthritis, gout and various cardiovascular diseases. The impressive polyphenolic and antioxidant content of strawberries make them good for improving the immune system.
Pecan nuts are rich source of energy, and contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for wellness.