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Natural Digestive Health – Baobab, a rich source of dietary fibre

Natural Digestive Health – Baobab, a rich source of dietary fibre

There’s a lot more to good nutrition than just making sure you’re getting enough vitamins and minerals.  Dietary fibre (also known as roughage) is an important component of healthy nutrition because by ensuring good gut health you also ensure you’re gaining the maximum nourishment from the food you eat.  The health of your digestive system […]

Building bones with Baobab: a natural source of calcium

Building bones with Baobab: a natural source of calcium

Calcium is an alkaline mineral and functions to support bone and dental health, muscle movement and vital metabolic functions in the blood, nerves and cells. Baobab superfruit powder is an excellent source of calcium for children, vegans, pregnant and post-menopausal women and is possibly the richest plant-based source of calcium known, containing 1.5 times the amount of calcium found in almonds.

Baobab Powder: A natural source of Vitamin C

Baobab Powder: A natural source of Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an essential nutrient and antioxidant found in abundance in Baobab fruit powder. Baobab powder has nearly 4 times more Vitamin C than oranges, and has one of the highest antioxidant ratings. Because Vitamin C can’t be stored in our bodies it’s necessary to consume it on a daily basis. Baobab powder contains 4 times Vitamin C than oranges.

Multi-tasking Magnesium, the miracle mineral – A natural source of magnesium

Multi-tasking Magnesium, the miracle mineral – A natural source of magnesium

Magnesium is required in over 350 essential biochemical reactions and is necessary for energy metabolism, muscle and heart function, a healthy nervous system and bone density. Magnesium plays a significant role in the prevention of diabetes and osteoporosis as well as a host of other conditions such as hypertension, chronic fatigue and insomnia. Baobab powder is an excellent source of magnesium as it contains twice as much magnesium as dark leafy greens.

The Positive Power of Potassium – a natural source of potassium

The Positive Power of Potassium – a natural source of potassium

Potassium is both a mineral and an electrolyte. As a mineral it works towards maintaining healthy muscle function including the heart. As an electrolyte, it assists with conducting nerve impulses and is important for kidney health, helping to regulate the amount of water in your body, the blood pH levels, working closely with sodium to manage blood pressure. Baobab powder is an excellent source of potassium containing 6 times as much potassium as bananas.

Africa’s Superfruit – Baobab Powder Nutritional Summary

Africa’s Superfruit – Baobab Powder Nutritional Summary

Baobab fruit is Africa’s true superfruit! Baobab powder contains high levels of Vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and dietary fibers. These minerals all exist in a naturally balanced relationship within the fruit. Our diets require these minerals to boost our health and vitality, thus making baobab powder an excellent source.