Juicy Lucy’s Organic Nutrient-Rich Superfoods and Ingredients

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Ayurvedic Triphala Powder

An organic blend of three fruits : Amla, Bibhitaki and Haritaki, Triphala is one of the most important herbal preparations in Ayurvedic Medicine. In Sanskrit Triphala meas “Three Fruits”. Believed to restore balance to all three doshas; Vata, Pitta and Kapha, it is one of the most used tonics in Ayurveda for whole body balancing and cleansing.

https://chopra.com/articles/the-benefits-of-triphala

Acai

Acai berry is a small purple fruit native to the South American Amazon. Acai Berries are hand-picked, cleaned and de-stoned. The fruit is pureed and freeze-dried to minimize nutrient loss. It takes over 20kg of Acai berry fruit to make 1kg of Acai berry powder. Acai is a natural source of Magnesium, which contributes to the maintenance of healthy bones and teeth and also supports mental health. It also contains high levels of Vitamin E, Fibre and Iron.

Typical values per 100g are

Energy1506 kj368 kcal
Fat22g
Saturates5.8g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars4.2g0.1g
Fibre62.5g
Protein7.1g
Salt0g
Vitamin E30.3mg
Magnesium74.8mg
Iron10mg

Baobab

Baobab fruit is edible, and baobab seed powder is used in foods because of its nutrients, possible health benefits, and as a natural preservative. It is a good source of vitamin C, potassiumcarbohydrates, and phosphorus. The fruit is found inside hard pods that hang upside down from the tree. It has a citrus flavor. Baobab is “wild-harvested.” It is taken from its natural environment and dried naturally. The seeds are removed and ground into a powder that can be added to food products.

https://aduna.com/blogs/learn/baobab-benefits

Typical values per 100g are

Energy1050 kj253kcal
Fat<1g
Saturates0g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars38.8g31.1g
Fibre46.9g
Protein1.9g
Salt0.02g
Vitamin C266mg
Thiamin0.17mg
Potassium1980mg
Calcium285mg
Magnesium161mg
Manganese0.76mg

Bee Pollen

Organic Bee Pollen should be harvested using natural organic bee-keeping methods to ensure the health of the Bees ad the purity of their pollen.  High in fibre and amino acids, a great source of B vitamins, Zinc and Iron, it is the B1 in Bee Pollen which contributes to the maintenance of healthy skin.

https://www.greensorganic.co.uk/Bee-Pollen-250g

Typical values per 100g are

Energy371 kj1567 kcal
Fat7g
Saturates2g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars58g39g
Fibre6.4g
Protein16g
Salt0.1g
Vitamin B10.67mg
Vitamin B21.46mg
Vitamin B60.54mg
Vitamin E2.42mg
Iron3.92mg
Zinc3.39mg

Cacao Nibs / Powder

Cacao nibs are pure unadulterated pieces of cacao beans, dried and fermented. Nothing else has been added.  Nibs have an intense, deep chocolatey aroma and dark bitter flavour, and be can be eaten on their own or sprinkled over cereals or desserts.  Many other cheaper cacao nibs, typically use a blend of Carrillo beans (considered the best quality variety of bean) with other varieties of beans.  We try to source only 100% organic Carrillo cacao beans for use in our balls.  A delicious alternative to dark chocolate High in Iron, Phosphorus and Magnesium with wonderful advantages and health benefits.

https://draxe.com/cacao-nibs/

Typical values per 100g are

Energy2600kj630kcal
Fat55.2g
SaturatesMono-unsaturatesPolyunsaturates34.1g17g1.5g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars15.2g0.8g
Fibre10.6g
Protein12.7g
Salt<0.1mg
Potassium490mg
Magnesium240mg
Iron3.4mg

Chlorella

Chlorella is a single-celled, blue-green algae produced by photosynthesis; the natural process by which plants absorb energy from sunlight. Batches of algae multiply naturally and rapidly in pools of pure water. It is harvested at the required density. Chlorella cells have a tough outer wall, which limits the availability of nutrition. The Chlorella I use is known as “broken cell wall Chlorella”. Its cell walls are broken by a high impact jetspray process before it’s dried and milled into powder. Chlorella is high in Riboflavin (B2) and a source of Zinc, which help to maintain healthy vision and protect cells from oxidative stress.

Typical values per 100g are

Energy1686 kj402 kcal
Fat13.4g
Saturates1g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars5.2g1.2g
Fibre12.1g
Protein59.1
Salt0.1g
Vitamin D600µg
Vitamin C21.4mg
Riboflavin (B2)10mg
Vitamin B1260µg
Zinc2.2mg

Lucuma

Grown in orchards across the mountainous regions of Peru, the caramel-flavoured Lucuma is harvested from the pulp of the ripe fruit and dried at a low temperature into a sweet, nutritious powder. Lucuma provides Potassium, Zinc, Fibre and Iron.

Typical values per 100g are

Energy1290 kj306 kcal
Fat1g
Saturates0.3g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars57.3g31.6g
Fibre25.9g
Protein4g
Salt<0.1g
Potassium760mg
Zinc2.8mg
Iron4mg

Moringa

Moringa Powder is made from the dried leaves of the Moringa “Miracle” Tree. Exceptionally rich in nutrients, this is probably one of my favourite powders, due to the fact that it provides sources of so many vitamins and minerals, including Iron, Protein, Calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K and Fibre. As Moringa Powder is a natural source of these nutrients, it is highly bioavailable, so our bodies can absorb the benefits more easily than by taking synthetic supplements. 

https://aduna.com/blogs/learn/moringa-benefits

Typical values per 100g are

Energy kjkcal
Fatg
Saturatesg
CarbohydrateOf which Sugarsgg
Fibreg
Proteing
Saltg
Vitamin D600µg
Vitamin C21.4mg
Riboflavin (B2)10mg
Vitamin B1260µg
Vitamin B10.67mg
Vitamin B21.46mg
Vitamin B60.54mg
Vitamin E2.42mg
Potassiummg
Zincmg
Ironmg

Spirulina

Cultivated sustainably in fresh-water pools under warm sunlight, this ancient blue-green algae is a natural planet-friendly source of Protein. When harvested it is dried into a fine nutritious powder.

https://naturya.com

Energy1420kj336kcal
Fat 1g
SaturatesMono-unsaturatesPolyunsaturates0.5 g<0.1g0.5g
CarbohydrateOf which Sugars13.1g<0.1g
Fibre5.1g
Protein65.9g
Salt0.9g
Vitamin B121700µg
Calcium332.5mg
Magnesium300mg
Iron6.58mg

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