Glossary

Adzuki Beans

Almonds

Almonds / Almond Kernels / Chocolate Almonds

Eat whole, chopped, slivered, ground, or covered in Chocolate. High in mono-unsaturated fats and vitamin E, Almonds make a tasty addition to both sweet and savoury dishes. Covered in chocolate they make a great snack.

Almond meal

Almond meal / Almond meal blanched

High in mono-unsaturated fats and Vitamin E, Almond Meal or Almond Meal Blanched (no skin) is and ideal alternative when making Muffins, Cakes, Biscuits, Nut Breads etc.

Almond Oil

Rich in Vitamin E and D. As a carrier oil, Almond Oil is popular as a massage oil and bath additive. Almond Oil can be a used as a substitute for Olive Oil in salad dressings.

Amaranth Cereal

Amaranth is an ancient grain grown in Asia and Central America dating back 5000 years. Gluten Free, high in protein and very nutritious. Amaranth has a nutty taste, and creamy crunchy texture. Cooking time is approximately 20 minutes.

Apricot Oil

Rich in Vitamin A, Apricot Oil is well suited to skin care and is often used as a carrier oil as a base for aromatherapy mixtures.

Arrowroot

The absence of gluten makes Arrowroot and ideal substitute for wheat flour in baking. Best known for its use in making Arrowroot biscuits, Arrowroot can also be used as a thickening agent in puddings, cakes and jellies and makes a clear glaze with a gelatinous texture when used in place of cornflour.

Avocado Oil

Rich in vitamin A, D, E and Lecithin, Avocado oil can be used in salad dressings to impart the taste of Avocado. Use in high temperature cooking.

Banana Chips

These dehydrated banana slices can be added to Cereals, Muesli, School Lunches, additionally are great to add as a snack.

Barley

see pearled barley.

Barley Bran

Produced by milling pearl barley, then sifting the bran from the flour. Rich in nutrients and dietary fibre.Must be refrigerated or frozen to retain freshness. Add to baked goods to increase the content of dietary fibre, as an ingredient in muesli and sprinkle on cereal.

Besan Flour

Made from dried chick peas, Besan flour is also known as Chick Pea flour or Gram flour and is commonly used for Pakora batter. Gluten free and high in protein, fibre and iron, Besan flour is popular in Indian and Middle Eastern cooking.

Bircher Muesli

A traditional Swiss style muesli, Bircher muesli requires soaking overnight (ideally with Apple juice) to activate enzymes.

Blackeye Beans (Blackeye Pea)

A white bean with a blackeye on the surface. Blackeye beans are Ideal in Casseroles, Soups etc. Best when soaked overnight.

Borlotti Beans

A medium sized tan coloured bean mottled with deep magenta speckles. Borlotti beans are high in protein, dietary fibre and carbohydrates. Soak overnight before cooking.

Bourghul

Also known as Bulghur Wheat, Bourghul is made from wheat that has been finely cooked removing the bran, and then ground into various sized grains. Used in making the classic Lebanese dish, Tabbouleh by combining Bourghul, and finely chopped tomato, onion,mint, parsley and garlic.

Bran - unprocessed

Made from the outer layer of wheat. High in dietary fibre, and a good source for protein. Contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, minerals and vitamins. Use to promote regularity, and relieve constipation.

Bran Flakes

The predominant ingredients within bran flakes are wholegrain wheat and wheat bran. BranFlakes are a very good source of Fibre, are very low in saturated fats and cholesterol, and are a good source of Vitamin A and D.

Bran Straws (soy and linseed)

Made from Wheat Bran, Soy and Linseed - Exceptionally high in fibre.

Breadcrumbs (wholemeal)

use as a stuffing mix; as a coating on fish or meats, and in other cooking.

Brewers Yeast

Derived from Barley, Brewers Yeast is used in Beer fermentation, and also as a food supplement for its rich B-Complex vitamins, chromium and selenium content.

Bjuha Mix

A great traditional spicy Indian snack mix, with lots of tastes and flavours - made from grains, noodles, nuts, pulses, herbs and spices.

Brazil nuts

These nuts are particularly healthy due to their high selenium content. A great snack to enjoy on their own or mixed in with other nuts.

Brown Lentils

A legume, low in fat and high in protein, dietary fibre, folate, vitamin B1 and minerals, Brown Lentils are often used in Mediterranean and Indian cooking. No need to soak. Prepare by boiling in water for 2 to 3 minutes, then on a low heat cook until soft but not mushy (up to 45 minutes). Do not overcook.

Brown Rice Flour

Milled Brown Rice. Brown Rice has higher nutritional benefits than white rice, as the bran is not extracted. Brown rice flour has a much higher fibre content than white rice flour.

Brown Rice - puffed

see puffed brown rice.

Buckwheat raw

Triangular seeds produced by the herb plant. Buckwheat, has a distinctive nutty flavour and can be cooked and served in a similar way to rice. Buckwheat is low in fat and a good source of carbohydrates. Suitable for people with a wheat allergy.

Buckwheat flour

Buckwheat has a rich, nutty flavour and a very high nutritional value. Buckwheat is Gluten free and therefore a popular four alternative.

Buckwheat Roasted

Roasted buckwheat is also called kasha. It has a stronger flavor and a drier texture than raw buckwheat. It is great in pilaf mixed with rice, veggies, garlic, and other seasonings.

Cannellini Beans

A traditional Italian bean, Cannellini beans are high in fibre, magnesium, and contain twice as much iron as beef. They have a great nutty flavor and can be added to salads, soups, stews and casseroles. Soak overnight prior to cooking.

Carob powder

An alternative to cocoa Carob is often used as an alternative to cocoa in making chocolate. Carob is high in protein and contains less calories than chocolate, and is virtually fat free. It is also free of the allergenic and addictive effects of caffeine found in chocolate too.

Cashew Nuts

Cashews are an excellent source of magnesium. Enjoy as a snack, or add to cooking.

Chia Seeds

Considered a Super Food, Chia seeds have the highest plant source of Omega 3, dietary fibre and protein. Chia Seeds are great tasting, and easily included in the diet for improved health. Difference between black and white? Black contains a combination of black, grey and white seeds while White is formed specially selecting white seeds from the black variety. Nutritional composition is virtually the same.

Chick Peas

A pulse, high in protein, calcium and fibre. Use in salads, soups, curries, stews, and dips. To use, soak overnight, then drain, before simmering in water on a low heat until plump and tender. Avoid overcooking. Also known as Garbanzo beans.

Corn Flakes

Corn Flakes are predominantly made from Corn (milled). Corn Flakes are a good source of Zinc, Vitamin C, Iron and Folate.

Cranberries

Native to North America, Cranberries grow on low lying vines, thriving in beds layered with sand, gravel and clay. Cranberries are among the top 5 Super Foods in terms of antioxidant content per serving.

Dates (Iran)

Dates have 25% more Potassium then Bananas. Dates are great for snacking and baking.

Epsom Salts

(not for digesting)Made from a natural occurring mineral called Magnesium Sulfate. Epsom Salts most popular application is the Epsom Salts bath. Add 2 cups of Epsom Salt to a tub of hot water to soothe nerves and restore a sense of wellbeing.

Fibre

Aids the digestive system and is found in wholegrain foods, pulses, fruits and vegetables. Besides keeping the digestive system healthy, Fibre also helps stabilize glucose and cholesterol levels.

Fibre Cleanse

A state of the art blend of all natural ingredients which are high in fibre, supplying lignans and EFA\'s Omega 3 and 6. Fibre Cleanse is designed to cleanse the body of impurities.

Figs - Turkish

Turkish Figs are low in sodium (salt), low in fat, high in fibre content, making them a perfect dessert for the health conscious. In addition they are great for your bones due to their high calcium content.

Flaxseed Oil

Also known as Linseed Oil, it’s natures richest source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids. Also contains Omegas 6 & 9 and is rich in antioxidants and B vitamins. Consume orally or add to foods such as smoothies and cereals.

Glacé Fruit

are crystallized or candied fruits and peel, and are made from real fruit pieces that have been soaked in sugar syrup which absorbs the moisture from within the fruit and eventually preserve it. They are primarily used in festive cooking such as fruit cakes, and a key ingredient in Panettone and Cassata.

Gluten

Gluten is a protein composite found in foods processed from wheat, barley, rye and triticale. Gluten helps bread to rise and keep its shape and texture. Many people including Coeliacs are allergic to foods containing Gluten, and look for a Gluten Free diet to maintain their health.

Gluten Flour

Gluten Flour or vital wheat gluten is flour that is treated so that wheat bran and starch are removed. Gluten adds sponginess and stickiness to dough. Whilst cooking with other whole grains, there may not be adequate gluten to achieve the lightness once baked, therefore gluten flour may be added.

Gluten Free

A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including kamut and spelt), barley, rye, malts and triticale. It is used as a food additive in the form of a flavoring, stabilizing or thickening agent, often as "dextrin". A gluten-free diet is the only medically accepted treatment for celiac disease.

Glucosamine

A dietary supplement used widely by many people, usually for the relief of joint pain, and symptoms often associated with osteoarthritis.

Glucose Powder

(Also called Dextrose). A simple sugar made from corn syrup. It can be used as a sweetener to boost energy levels quickly, which is why it is commonly used by athletes. Use also in cakes, biscuits and pastries as an alternative to cane sugar.

Glycerine

A vegetable based extract derived from plant oils. Used as a sweetener and as an ingredient in cosmetic products. It is clear, odourless and very sweet.

Goji Berries

Also known as Wolf Berries, Goji Berries have been used for 1000’s of years in India, Tibet and China. They are a very rich source of vitamin C - containing 500 times more per ounce than oranges. They are also an excellent source of vitamin A as well as vitamins B1, B2, B6 and E making them a famous antioxidant. They are rich in antioxidants, including carotenoids such as beta-carotene and zeaxanthin.

Harricot Beans

Small white bean used to make the classic ‘Baked Beans’. Soak overnight to soften before cooking. Add to soups such as tomato soup, and others, as well as in stews, casseroles and other cooking. Use cold as an nice addition to salads. Rich in Protein, folic acid, iron, B-complex and magnesium.

Hi-Maize Dietary Fibre

Adding Hi-Maize to your diet makes it easier to increase dietary fibrs, maintain healthy blood sugar levels and maintain a healthy weight. Hi-Maize is a white corn starsh that easily replaces part of the flour in your everyday meals without changing their taste, texture or appearance.

Krill Oil

Made from a species of Krill, people use Krill Oil for the same reasons they use Fish Oil or Flaxseed Oil - unlike Fish Oil, Krill does not cause fishy burps or an after taste. Krill Oil contains Omega 3 essentially fatty acids. Another reason Krill Oil is becoming popular is because it contains an antioxidant called astaxanthin. People allergic to shellfish/seafood should not use.

Lecithin Granules

Lecithin is a fat like substance produced by the liver. Lecithin granules are made from soy beans and are a good source of polyunsaturated fats. Most people use it to promote a healthy cardio-vascular heart function, as it helps break down cholesterol. Add it to cereals and other foods as an additive.

Lima Beans

Lima Beans are a type of legume native to South America. Lima Beans are high in cholesterol lowering fibre and a good blood sugar regulator.

Linseed Meal/Linseed seeds

Linseeds are high in dietary plant lignans, (phytochemicals). Linseeds can be hard to chew and digest, so they are often ground into a meal. Use linseed meal as a sprinkle over muesli, or added to the mix when cooking muffins or banana bread.

LSA Mix - (Ground Linseed

A formulated seed-meal supplement often recommended by natural health practitioners. It\'s real power food—a great source of essential omega 3 oils, protein-building amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and fibre. You can sprinkle LSA over breakfast cereals, desserts, salads, or any dish to pump up the wholesomeness.

Macadamia Nuts

This Australian nut is a high energy food containing no cholesterol and 78% monounsaturated fats. A great nut to eat raw, they can also be used to enhance the flavor of cakes, ice cream and salads.

Millet seed (mulled)

Millet is highly nutritious, non-glutinous and like buckwheat and quinoa, is not an acid forming food so is soothing and easy to digest. In fact, it is considered to be one of the least allergenic and most digestible grains available and it is a warming grain so will help to heat the body in cold or rainy seasons and climates.

Millet Meal (Millet Kernels)

Millet Meal is the millet seed with the outer husk removed. Suitable for porridge, casseroles, stuffing, side dishes, soups and gluten-free recipes

Mung Beans

A legume high in dietary fibre, low in saturated fat and sodium and contain no cholesterol. Used extensively in Indian, Chinese and East Asian cooking. To cook, soak overnight to soften, then simmer cook slowly until beans are soft, but not mushy. Add to soups, stews and other recipes. They can also be sprouted or ground to make flour.

Lentils

This tiny lense shaped pulse has long been used as a meat substitute. They are high in soluble fibre, B vitamins and protein. There are 3 main varieties, brown, red and yellow. They do not require soaking before cooking. Lentils are used extensively in Indian cooking to make Red Lentil curry, Sambar and other dishes.

Linseed seeds

Crunchy and delicious with a pleasant taste, flax seeds or linseed are packed full of nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals that are essential for optimum health. Off late, nutritional and health benefits of flax have widely drawn the attention of research scholars as well as health conscious individuals alike across the world.

Mango - dried

Mango is a stone fruit originating in India. Mangoes are rich in phytochemicals and nutrients.

Mixed Fruit

A combination of dried fruits and Glace fruits, ideal for Christmas Cakes.

Muesli (natural)

A combination of natural whole grains, seeds, nuts and fruits. (Rolled Oats, Dried Fruits 30%, Rolled Rye, Rolled Tritacle, Rolled Wheat, Sunflower Seeds, Bran Flakes, Whole Almonds, Pepitas, Quinoa Flakes, Hazelnuts, Buckwheat).

Oatmeal- fine

Oatmeal is made from grinding up oat groats. Commonly used as a breakfast cereal, Oatmeal is rich in soluble and insoluble fibre, which contains Beta-glucans that may help lower cholesterol.

Oats - Rolled

Rolled oats are traditionally oat groats that have been rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers and then steamed and lightly toasted. Rolled Oats are high in Fibre, Thiamin, and Iron.

Oats - Steelcut

Steel-cut oats are the inner portion of the oat kernel which have been cut into only two or three pieces by steel rather than being rolled. They are golden in color and resemble small rice pieces. Steelcut oats have a lower Glycemic index than instant oatmeal.

Olive Oil (extra virgin)

Extra Virgin olive oil comes from the natural first pressings of Olives with no heat used, whereas ordinary Olive Oil can come from multiple pressings. Olive Oil is high in monounsaturated fat and is fairly low in saturated fat, making it an ideal oil to use in salads, dips, frying food and in everyday cooking.

Omega 3

Omega 3’s are essential unsaturated fatty acids. They are necessary for human health and considered essential because the body can’t make them, and you have to get them through food. Omega-3 can be found in many foods including flaxseeds (excellent), fish such as Salmon, Snapper and Tuna, walnuts, Olive oil and soy beans.

Orange water

Sometimes called orange blossom water, it is used a lot in Middle eastern and Moroccan cooking, adding a delicate yet lightly fragranced orange flavor to cooking.

Peanuts (Raw

Probably the world’s favourite nut, peanuts are a very good source of monounsaturated fats, and a good source of vitamins, niacin and folate. They can be enjoyed on their own or used in cooking.

Pearl Barley

This very versatile grain has a rich nut like flavor with an appealing chewy pasta like consistency when cooked. Rich in protein, vitamins, and a very good source of Selenium, Barley makes a wonderful addition to soups. Barley is also a rich source of both soluble and insoluble fibre.

Pinto Beans

These beans have a beige background strewn or ‘painted’ with reddish brown splashes of colour. Pinto in Spanish means painted. When cooked, their coloured splotches disappear and they become a beautiful pink colour. They are often used in soups, mixed with cooked rice, or in a tortilla containing Pinto beans and a mix of tomatoes, onions, carrots and zucchini. They are high in fibre, Vitamin B1. They need to be pre-soaked overnight prior to cooking. Once pre-soaked, drain and add to fresh boiling water, allow to boil briefly, then simmer for up to 1 hour until the beans become soft.

Pineapple (diced)

Dried diced pineapple, ideal for cooking desserts and snacking, try as part of a trail mix.

Polenta

Polenta is simply ground corn. Polenta is ideal for Coeliacs. It is high in Fibre, Viamins, Minerals and Carbohydrates. Polenta makes an ideal side dish for Meat, Chicken, Fish and Vegetables.

Potato Flour

Made from 100% dehydrated whole potatoes, Potato flour is ideal for people with wheat allergies. One use of Potato flour is as a thickener. Potato flour can be added to soups, stews and gravies to thicken without adding a strong flavor or intense starchy texture.

Protein

Protein provides the body with energy, and can be found in all red meats, chicken, fish and legumes/lentils, as well as eggs, dairy products, seeds, nuts, soy, and grains. It provides essential nutrients to the body.

Psyllium Husk

Psyllium Husk or Isphagula is the husk of the seed grown on the Plantago Psyllium, which flourishes in the Middle East. Psyllium Husk is long recognized as an excellent means of getting more dietary fibre into ones diet due to its high fibre count. For those suffering from constipation or diarrhea appropriate daily dietary fibre intake can help improve these conditions.

Puffed Brown Rice

Brown Rice puffs contain only the natural grain with nothing else added, and are naturally cholesterol and sodium free and low in saturated fat. After harvesting, these pure grain cereals are air puffed by a special process to produce this unique product. The original shape of the grain is preserved as is its nutritional benefits.

Quinoa

Pronounced ‘Keen-wah’ Quinoa is an amino, acid-rich protein seed that has a fluffy, creamy slightly crunchy nutty flavor when cooked. Use as you would boiled rice or cous-cous, by boiling 2 cups of water, then adding 1 cup of Quinoa and cooking for around 10 minutes or until tender. Add to stews, casseroles and stir fries, as an accompaniment to your main meat or vegetable meal. Quinoa is a complete protein which means it includes all 9 essential amino acids.

Raisins (pitted)

Raisins are made by dehydrating grapes in a process using the heat of the sun or a mechanical process of oven drying. High in sugar - Fructose and Glucose and have also been proven to fight bacteria in the mouth that cause gum disease etc.

Red Kidney beans

These popular beans are kidney shaped and are especially good in simmered dishes where they absorb flavours of the other foods which they are cooked. High in fibre.

Rice Bran

Rice bran is a by product of the milling process of turning brown rice into white rice. Rice Bran is high in Anitoxidants and dietary Fibre.

Rice Flour

Made from rice, Rice flour is Gluten Free and is best used for breading, sauces, or used as a thickener. It can be used as a mix with other Gluten Free flours (eg Soy Flour) in baking. It can also be used in recipes for crackers and Scottish Shortbread.

Rock Salt

Rock salt is the mineral form of Sodium Chloride, otherwise known as Table Salt. It is a natural salt that has not been processed, so it is much coarser than Table salt. It contains high levels of minerals, and can be used to encrust meats, chicken or fish and oven bake. It is not usually used directly in cooking as it takes a long time to dissolve.

Rose Water

This alcohol free extract contains a delicate rose fragrance and flavour, and is used in making Turkish Delight, as well as many other Middle Eastern desserts.

Rolled Barley

Keeps your blood sugar levels 20 to 30% lower than other morning grains like whole wheat for up to 10 hours.

Rolled Rice

Steamed, Rolled and Dried rice, cooked like rolled oats and ideal for Coeliacs.

Rolled Rye - Steam

Rye is a wonderfully complex cereal which has a distinct nutty flavour and a bit of crunch. Rye fibre is full of non-cellulose polysaccharides.

Rolled Triticale

Triticale is a hybrid between wheat and rye. It has more gluten than rye and more protein than either rye or wheat. The word triticale comes from the Latin words for wheat (triticum) and rye (secale). It is darker in colour than rolled oats.

Rye Flour

Is flour milled from whole rye grain, used to make Rye bread and sourdough loaves. It creates a heavier texture and darker colour than white bread. Breads made using rye flour will be high in bran and soluble fibre.

Semolina (Fine

Semolina is made from Durum wheat and milled to fine medium or coarse. It is mainly used for producing pastas and cous cous and boiled into porridge. It can also be used as a coating when frying fish, also in desserts such as Halva and baked semolina pudding.

Sea Salt

Natural salt obtained from solar evaporation of sea water. Sea Salt is different to modern refined Table Salt with a more subtle flavour. Use whenever you normally use salt to bring out the flavour of vegetables, meats and other foods.

Sesame Seeds

Are crunchy nutty flavoured small seeds most commonly used as a decoration on Sesame seed buns on hamburgers, and on breads. Sesame seeds are a very good source of manganese & copper, good source of calcium magnesium and dietary fibre. They are the main ingredient in Tahini (Sesame Seed Paste).

Sesame Oil

Is made from the pressing of Sesame seeds and is high in polyunsaturated fats, vitamin E and anti-oxidants. It is used primarily as finishing oil in Asian style stir fries, and sautéd vegetables, and can also be added to marinades, vinaigrettes, sauces and salads.

Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm is a herb made from the dried and ground inner bark of the Slippery Elm Tree (Ulmus rubra). It can be used to increase your daily fibre intake and may have a soothing effect on the digestive system. Also recommended by herbalists to provide relief from sore throats, constipation, diarrhea. Infuse 2 tbspn of Slippery Elm in 2 cups (500ml) boiling water and steep for 5 minutes. Take 2 to 3 times daily. See your Naturopath for more information and advice on usage and benefits.

Soy

Soy is made from Soybeans and is one of the world's most versatile foods. It is used by Vegetarians but also be millions of other people worldwide. It can be used instead of meat as a source of protein, and its many uses include Soy Milk, Tofu, Soy Sauce and other products.

Soy Milk Powder

Milk Substitute 100% Soy Beans. High in Protein, Fibre, No added Sugars, Colours or Preservatives.

Soy Beans

Whole soybeans are an excellent source of protein and dietary fibre. Soy protein is the only vegetable with a complete protein. Soy protein has recently attracted a lot of attention because of its ability to lower LDL (bad cholesterol) levels.

Soy Flour

Gluten Free, Soya Flour is derived from ground soy beans, boosts protein and brings moisture to baked goods. It can also be used as a thickening agent for gravies and sauces.

Soy Grits

Soya Grits are small pieces of soy that are high in protein, dietary fibre, calcium and iron. They can be added to cooked cereals, casseroles, soups etc. for added nutrition.

Soup Mix

A special mix of legumes and grains with protein, dietary fibre and carbohydrates, designed to provide a hearty soup for a cold night's meal.

Spelt Flour

A member of the wheat family spelt contains 58% Carbohydates and 18% Proteins. Spelt comprises of significantly lower levels of Gluten then standard Wheat breads.

Split peas (Green

Full of soluble fibre, Split Peas also contain lots of protein, and two B-Vitamins. Use in making ‘split pea soup’ and ‘pea and ham soup’ - both hearty soups to enjoy in winter.

Sunflower Kernels

Enjoy eaten raw or roasted on their own or sprinkled on cereals or salads. They are a power packed energy food rich in vitamin E and a natural source of protein, fibre, folate and a natural source of good polyunsaturated fat.

Sultanas

A form of Raisin or Ripe Seedless dried out grape.

Tapioca

Tapioca is a starch extract used in desserts such as puddings as to sweeten the flavour of baked goods.

TVP-Textured Vegetable Protein

TVP is made from soy beans, and is high in protein and low in fat. It provides a substitute for meat, and can be used in traditional meat dishes like Spaghetti Bolognaise, Meatballs, rissoles, Chilli con Carne, hamburgers and tacos.

Vinegar (Apple Cider)

Apple cider vinegar is made from the fermentation of apple cider. It is used as a home remedy useful for a whole range of things including; reducing water retention, reducing levels of bad cholesterol, helping the metabolism function properly and acid reflux. There are many different substances in apple cider vinegar including important minerals, trace elements and vitamins. Use in cooking, salad dressings and mayonnaise.

Walnuts

Walnuts are a rich source of heart healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of Omega 3 essential fatty acids. Eat whole (removed from shell) as a snack or mix with other nuts. Chop into smaller pieces to add to salads (including Waldorf salad), fruit salads, vegetable dishes, yoghurt, cereals, or in a stuffing mix for roast chicken.

Walnut Oil

Has a rich nutty flavour and is excellent as a salad oil, tossed with pasta or added to flavour fish. It is best to use uncooked to add additional flavor to dressings and sauces.

Wheatgerm - (stabilized)

Wheat germ is one of the most nutritional products available. In fact, wheat germ contains 23 nutrients, and has more nutrients per ounce than any other vegetable or grain.

Whey Powder

Whey is an abundant source of branched-chain amino acids. Whey Powder is dervied from the residual following the milking of a cow.

Whole Wheat (organic)

Whole wheat flour is a powdery substance derived by grinding or mashing the wheat\'s whole grain. It is used in baking but typically added to other "white" flours to provide nutrients (especially fiber and protein), texture, and body to the finished product.

Xylitol

is a sugar alcohol sweetener used as a naturally occurring sugar substitute. It is found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables.

Tea

Tea is the World's most popular drink after water. There are 1000's of different teas produced in China, India, Kenya, South Africa, Argentina, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Georgia, Taiwan, Australia and elsewhere including the United States. Most teas are produced using leaves from tea bushes, but also many herbs are used too, including some of those listed here. Each tea has a unique flavour and aroma, and it is worth trying different teas for their many and varied health and healing properties.ul>li>\tChamomile - Aids sleep, calms nerves and anxiety./li>li>\tDandelion - Detoxifying (liver cleansing), aids fluid retention./li>li>\tGinger Root - Benefits indigestion, nausea, colds and flu./li>li>\tLavender - Aids insomnia, calms nerves and upset stomachs./li>li>\tLemon Balm - A mild sedative, helps promote sleep and reduce stress./li>li>\tNettle - Cleanse the system, diuretic, colds and flu./li>li>\tPeppermint - Helps ease nausea, improves digestion, fights bad breath./li>li>\tRed Clover - Aids menopausal systems, hot flashes, night sweats./li>li>\tRaspberry - Benefits cold sores, gingivitis, leg cramps./li>li>\tSenna - Relief of constipation, laxative./li>\r\n/ul>\r\n

Maca Powder

The Maca root has been used in indigenous Andea societies as a source of nourishment and healing for thousands of years. It is a good source of protein,fibre and magnsium. It helps balance hormones and is an energy booster

Kale Powder

Powders are a great way to get nutritional benefits in a simple easy to use form. Kale is known as the Queen of Greens; the nutritional profile of kale is impressive. It is rich in chlorophyll, a source of vitamin A, C and K and is antioxidant rich.

Turmeric Powder

A good source of potassium, iron and magnesium. Antioxidant rich. Made from grinding turmeric rhizomes, turmeric contains an active component call curcumin which has therapeutic value, may boost immunity and have anti inflammatory properties.

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