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Baobab Powder

Baobab Powder

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PRODUCT:   Baobab Powder 150 g - pure, a;; natural, additive-free, vegan  

DESCRIPTION:   An easy-to-serve superfood powder due to its pleasant citrus taste (a bit like sherbet!). - incredibly popular product that is a great health booster for many different conditions 

BIO-SIL’s baobab is pure organic and natural African superfruit with a lovely citrus flavour

 BENEFITS:  Vitamin C/ fibre / diarrhoea, dysentery, constipation relief, bowel regularity, weight management. "Nature's Multi Mineral" marvel

  • Rich in Vitamin C (2-3 teaspoons provides 33% of daily Vitamin C requirement), contributing to healthy blood vessels, bones, cartilege, gums, skin and teeth. Strengthens immune system and increases iron absorption; energy booster which results in less tiredness / fatigue
  • High in both soluble and insoluble fibre (prebiotic) which is easily utilised by the body. Soluble fibre assists with slowed release of sugar into the bloodstream, thus reducing energy spikes. Baobab has traditionally been used in African populations to relieve diarrhoea, constipation and dysentery
  • Assists with bowel regularity. Helpful for weight management
  • Antioxidants are important in protecting, repairing and preventing cell damage. Anti-ageing by counteracting free radical damage to the skin which cause skin dryness, fine lines, wrinkles and premature ageing.   According to the Journal of Nutrition, Baobab has the highest antioxidant content of any fruit.  Anti-oxidants and Vitamin C contribute toward a radiant glowing skin
  • Baobab fruit is also high in Vitamin A, B6 and bioflavinoids,  calcium, magnesium, potassium, thiamine and zinc

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Baobab is the common name of the Adansonia genus of trees, a superfruit with both health and beauty benefits.The fruit is found inside hard pods that hang upside-down from the tree and has a citrus flavor  

How to prepare baobab powder

* Simply eat by the spoonful or mix into a glass of juice or a bowl of yoghurt

* Use as a flavourant in baking and desserts 

 

Try this delicious  recipe:

Baobab Smoothie (3 glasses)

500 ml coconut milk or half/half coconut milk / coconut cream

Juice of one large pineapple or 1 litre pineapple juice

1 teaspoon chopped mint

10 g baobab powder

70 ml water

40 g coconut natural sweetener, eg coconut sugar, agave crystals

            Blend coconut and pineapple juice

            Boil water, dissolve coconut or agave sweetener 

            Mix in baobab powder until smooth

            Add to coconut / pineapple juice and blend until smooth

           Top with chopped mint

 

Baobab powder contains

Vitamin C

221 mg/100g

Potassium

2270 mg/100g

Calcium

401 mg/100g

Magnesium

148 mg/100g

Energy

481 kJ/100g - 113 kcal/100g

Protein

2 g/100g

Fat

0.2 g/100g

Carbohydrate

26 g/100g

Sugars

17 g/100g

Fibre

54 g/100g

Soluble Fibre

42 g/100g

Insoluble Fibre

12 g/100g

Antioxidants (Hydrophilic ORAC)

≥330 μmol TE/g

 

Baobab fruit was GRAS (generally recognized as safe by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)) certified in 2009

This information is not intended to diagnose or prevent any disease

 

 

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Baobab

I love the taste and I drink it every morning, I could be preparing it wrong. I mix it with water, sometimes cold and most times hot water.

The issue I have is that a few hours after taking the powder I become dizzy for a few minutes. I am not sure why that happens. I am also currently taking Hoodia Gordonii capsules. I have not felt much of a difference maybe I should give it time, I have been dealing with a lot more stress than usual latety.

Please advise what that could be.

Regards,
Trish