fruits, nuts & seeds
Camu Camu Berry, Powder, Live Live & Organic
$ 28.00
Most potent source of Vitamin C. Camu Camu is the fruit of a tree that grows in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, especially in areas where water is plentiful, surrounded by lakes and streams. Its scientific name is Myrciria Dubia, and is known by several common names, such as guava, myrtle, coconut-carette, and escobillo. The fruit is a berry of 10 to 40 mm in diameter, red to violet, soft, with one to three seeds. Its weight varies between 2 and 20 grams, weighing an average of 8 g. Compared to other tropical fruits, Camu Camu is a highly concentrated source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid). While an orange has 92 mg for every 100 g in the pulp, Camu Camu has 2780 mg for every 100 g.Nutritional value:-High in vitamin C, a true antioxidant source. 100 grams of pulp contains 30 times more of this vitamin than any other citrus...
Carob Powder, 4oz, Live Live & Organic
$ 6.95
Delicious chocolate alternative. Used as substitute for chocolate in smoothies and deserts. Mildly sweet, free from the stimulants (caffeine and theobromine) found in chocolate. Carob is a versatile and nutritious food derived from the pods of the carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua). While it may not have as extensive research as some other superfoods, it offers a range of potential health benefits. Here are some of the key health benefits associated with carob: Digestive health: Carob is naturally rich in dietary fiber, which can support digestive health. The fiber content helps promote regular bowel movements, prevent constipation, and support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. Cholesterol management: Carob contains polyphenols, including gallic acid and tannins, which have been found to help reduce total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. This can contribute to heart health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Blood sugar regulation: Carob has a low glycemic index,...
Cacao Chocolate Powder, Organic & Raw, 8oz, Live Live & Organic
$ 18.00
High antioxidant, raw & organic Cacao Powder. Cacao is the bean that chocolate is made from. In its raw state, it contains more antioxidant flavonoids than red wine, green tea and blueberries. Our raw cacao is high in fiber and vitamin C and a good source of iron and protein! Live Live & Organic cacao powder is certified organic and raw. Our premium cacao beans come directly from the farmers who cultivate them. These farmers grow their crops on their own land, using the same sustainable methods that have been used for generations. These cacao beans are guaranteed to be free of heavy metals, chemicals and pesticides. They are USDA certified organic. Here are some of the key health benefits of cacao bean powder: Rich in antioxidants: Cacao beans are packed with antioxidants, including flavonoids and polyphenols. These compounds help neutralize free radicals in the body, protecting cells from oxidative...
Lucuma, Powder, 5oz, Live Live & Organic
$ 18.00
In its raw powder form, Lucuma fruit can be used as a natural and nutritious sweetener. The lucuma fruit tree or “La Lacuma” originally comes from the dry, subtropical region of the Peruvian Andean coastal valleys, although it now also grows in Ecuador and Chile at elevations between 1,000 to 2,400 meters. While the fresh fruit remains difficult to source outside of its local region, it is now readily available in dried powder form. The tree’s nutritious, round, orange-centered fruit is becoming well known for its sweetness, especially among raw food proponents. Lucuma has especially high concentrations of calcium, phosphorus, beta-carotene, Vitamins C and B3, fiber, iron and other valuable nutrients. In terms of the Lucuma fruit’s sugar content, the percentage amount present in the dried pulp from mature Lucuma fruit is: 8.4% glucose, 4.7% fructose, 1.7% sucrose, and 0.06% inositol. In its raw powder form, Lucuma fruit can be...