Who is Who of ingredients
According to recent studies, almonds protect us from diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, high cholesterol levels and they may also lead to an improvement in bone density - without weight gain! Almonds are basic and prebiotic, which means that they harmonize the intestinal flora - they provide the intestinal bacteria with food, which support our immune system and thus our health.
Amaranth contains all essential amino acids and has a total protein content of about 15 to 18 percent - a value that none of the conventional grains can reach. It is rich in lysine, which is important for the production of L-carnitine. L-carnitine plays a key role in energy metabolism as well as fat burning. Lysine is also essential for the assembly of collagen. Amaranth supplies our body with magnesium, calcium and iron.
Many new studies indicate that flavonols abundant in bitter chocolate are good for our heart.
Brazil nuts are unique and particularly rich in selenium, which binds heavy metals and thus contributes to a detoxification of the body. Since it also has an antioxidant effect, it protects us against cardiovascular disorders and has a cancer-promoting effect. Selenium is also important for the activation of thyroid hormones.
Buckwheat is rich in nutrients and vital substances, provides high-quality protein, reduces blood glucose levels and blood pressure. The rutin, which is a substance of buckwheat, strengthens the walls of the blood vessels and thus also the capillary walls; it prevents varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
Caraway seeds are rich in antioxidative flavonoids.
Chilis contain capsaicin, which is responsible for its spice; this capsaicin is very healthy. Most recent studies show that capsaicin can protect the liver from damage and improve liver values. In addition, capsaicin helps with weight loss, it is a valuable companion when suffering from diabetes, counteracts chronic inflammation, is beneficial for blood circulation and improves blood quality.
Despite its saturated fatty acids, coconut fat can have a positive effect on fat metabolism. Experts make its high content of lauric acid responsible for this; it may increase cholesterol levels, but it is HDL cholesterol -the "good" cholesterol, which protects the vessels from fat deposits and thus prevents vascular calcification. Coconut fat is one of the most natural fats and is very easily digestible. It regulates the blood fat level, acts antimicrobially, antiviral and antifungal and leads almost never to overweight, on the contrary it rather helps losing weight.
Coconut sugar is the new star among the low-glycemic sweeteners for those who suffer from health problems such as diabetes, overweight, heart disease, cancer and gallstones - a healthy alternative to conventional sugars. Coconut sugar is rich in minerals and trace elements, suitable for diabetics, and can prevent diabetes and cancer.
Fennel is anti-inflammatory and has a soothing effect on stomach dyspepsia.
Fenugreek is said to have anti-inflammatory, digestion-enhancing, mucolytic and promoting, as well as slightly disinfecting effects; in addition it can reduce blood sugar, fat and cholesterol.
Flax seed is considered to be the plant with the highest content of omega-3 fatty acids, which are extremely important for the construction of our brain and nerve cells; they help lowering the cholesterol level. Omega 3 fatty acids also act as an anti-inflammatory and play an important role in cancer prevention. Thus they serve the body as an enormous energy source and are important for skin and hair.
Garlic is known to keep blood, heart, and blood vessels healthy. It is far less known that garlic disinfects the intestine and can have amazing effects even in diabetes and cancer.
If you would have to list those nutrients, vital substances and minerals that you consider essentiel, you might mention magnesium, potassium, calcium, sulfur and iron. Vitamin A, B, C, D and E, Omega 3 fatty acids, Omega 6 fatty acids, gamma linolenic acid as well as many antioxidants. You can find all these nutrients and vital substances in hemp seed, in relevant quantities. A real 'superfood'. The ingredients of hemp seeds support the muscle development, help with the removal, promote the health of the cardiovascular system and reduce the occurrence of inflammatory diseases. Hemp seeds also supply many proteins and are an enormous energy source; they are excellent for athletes, physically active people, elderly people, people with digestive problems, pregnant women, breastfeeding as well as for vegetarians and vegans.
Coriander has a soothing effect on stomach dyspepsia.