What are Superfoods?
Are you a person intent on attaining all the needed nutrients for the body and more? If so, superfoods might just be the right thing for you. Superfoods contain nutrients and multivitamins that help strengthen the body’s immune system. Popular super foods are: cacao powder, matcha powder, spirulina powder, maca powder, goji berries and chia seeds. All these products offer antioxidants, proteins, iron, vitamins and more for a healthy life. Through the Joyfuel Superfood Pack, you can devour all the added nutrients of the six most popular superfoods! In just one box, all the valuable nutrients and minerals can be attained. This beautiful package offers the best superfoods while promoting healthy living at an affordable price. Detailed facts about these valuable superfood products will be discussed in order to furthermore exemplify its advantages below.
Cacao powder is derived from Cacao beans which has a long history of interesting facts about its value and worth. In fact, this superfood is so highly regarded in Mayan society that it was termed as “Theobroma” or “Food of the Gods”. Cacao powder gives more than just the usual boost to one’s immune system. Cacao powder not only has 20x more antioxidants than blueberries, but it is also helpful in fighting weariness. Cacao powder was also considered as a superfood because of its natural components like magnesium, iron and phytochemicals. These phytochemicals in Cacao can also act as a mild depressant for uplifting one’s mood. In using Cacao powder, one can incorporate it to a lot of recipes. Perhaps the simplest way to use Cacao powder is by making a hot cacao drink. Aside from this, popular and healthy recipes also include: granola bars, brownies, and smoothies.
We have the highest quality cacao beans grown in Ecuador. Yummy dark chocolate taste is fresh and full, totally different from the harshly bitter roasted chocolate or cocoa. There are no additives, fillers, or added sugar! Here's what you can do with it:
- uplevel smoothies and "green drinks"
- use as syrup for better-tasting milkshake
- substitute for cocoa in baking cakes and cookies
- sprinkle on oatmeal, cereal, or yogurt
- make your own ice cream and chocolate dipping sauce
- can be added to puddings, pies, and fruit cocktails
- add hot water and milk to make hot chocolate
- mix with coffee too!
We also have raw organic cacao nibs! Enjoy that yummy dark chocolate taste with a crunch! You can use this as toppings for muffins and cupcakes, substitute for chocolate chips in baking cakes and cookies. Sprinkle this on oatmeal, cereal, cottage cheese, ice cream, or yogurt too! It's also great to add to your own trail mix with nuts and dried fruits. Moreover, you can just munch on it straight from the bag!
The second superfood derived from roots mainly cultivated in Peru is the Maca powder. Maca powder or otherwise also known as Peruvian ginseng root likewise has a lot of astounding benefits for one’s health. This superfood not only acts as a stress reliever but it can also vastly improve or boost one’s memory. Furthermore, it was also used for healthy fertility among Peruvians in the past. This is because of its positive effects on one’s serotonin levels that it is also beneficial among men and women. What other’s don’t know about this superfood is that the maca roots are difficult to grow as it only thrives in high altitude places like the Andes making maca a rare food. Maca also balances hormones and can even reverse hypothyroidism. Used by the Peruvians in the past, Maca roots was a valuable item for medicine and trades. Because of its medicinal properties it was also regarded highly in the Peruvian royal court. In order to fully enjoy this Maca powder superfood, one can use it for yogurt, oats, cookies and smoothies.
Spirulina powder as Superfood
An interesting fact about this superfood is that Aztec’s in the past used to call it tecuitlatl which means “stone’s excrement.” Aztecs loved to combine it with another superfood, cacao, in order to create their own. Spirulina is mainly harvested from China and is also known as the having the highest concentration of nutrients. It contains 30x more antioxidants than blueberries, 2x more iron than spinach, and 2x more protein than meat. Spirulina is a wonderfood that has anti-inflammatory properties, effective antioxidants, plus a high content of Cholorophyll that helps removes toxins. It’s no wonder that Spirulina is a notable superfood because aside from this, it also facilitates faster burning of cholesterol during exercise. Spirulina powder can be consumed by simply mixing it with warm water. Aside from this, it can also be added to salad bowls or daily smoothies for longevity and a healthy lifestyle.
Matcha powder as Superfood
Not only does it play an important role for Japanese culture but it is also regarded as a valuable supplement. Matcha, meaning tea powder in Japanese, is regarded as a superfood because of its qualities and long-term effects to lifestyle and health. Matcha powder is now widely consumed around the world not only for tea, but incorporated in many other foods. Matcha becomes beneficial because it calms the mind, stimulates mental alertness and even curbs the appetite hence promoting weight loss. Matcha can be enjoyed by means of brewing tea, creating pancakes, cookies and smoothies.
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We also have our very own Japanese Organic Ceremonial Matcha that we got straight from Nishio, Japan! This vibrant green matcha is best consumed as tea and is highly cherished in Japan to bring focus and zen-like experience. Matcha is high in antioxidants! This will keep you calm and focused throughout the day.
Goji Berries as Superfood
Goji berries found in the Himalayan Mountains is regarded as the “fruit of immortality” by Chinese mythology. This superfood is used for medicinal purposes because of its treatment to liver problems, tuberculosis, depression and many others. Furthermore, Goji berries were also used by Tibetian people to increase longevity. With its contents ranging from proteins, amino acids, vitamin C and other minerals Goji berries give boost to the immune system. Although it can be consumed as a snack, you can also put Goji berries to yogurt, trail mix and smoothies.
The 100% organic large and juicy Joyfuel Premium Organic Goji Berries are sourced from the Himalayas. Each serving has protein, fiber, and plenty of Vitamin C and antioxidants. This is considered as one of the most powerful superfoods! Add it to your favorite smoothie recipe, put it into your superfood bowls or salads, and eat them while on the go!
Chia Seeds as Superfood
Chia seeds can be harvested from Argentina and were seen as “strength” in Mayan society. Mayans consumed these powerful seeds because of its boost to strength and stamina. Containing protein, calcium, omega-3s and fiber, it does more than your regular supplement. Chia seeds strengthen the bones, help lower the risk of heart disease and even promotes healthy digestion. This superfood can be enjoyed by adding them to puddings, drinks, and smoothies. Chia can also be used as an egg substitute hence making them a part of a healthy lifestyle.
We aren't just selling regular Chia Seeds. We've sourced them from the highest elevations of Argentina and you can definitely see the difference from the ordinary ones. We also call this pack the Nutrient Powerhouse - these Chia Seeds are bursting with Omega-3's and antioxidants.
You can substitute this for eggs in baking cakes and cookies, and sprinkle on oatmeal, cereal, or yogurt! It's also GREAT for puddings, pies, and fruit cocktails. Don't have time to bake? Simply add it into water for a full feeling.