Cacao powder is pure, raw chocolate. It's made from the highest quality Peruvian cacao beans and is known to be the richest source of antioxidants on the planet. It provides a wealth of vitamins and minerals including high levels of magnesium and iron. Cacao is also a great source of dietary fiber.
CHIA SEED POWDER
Chia seeds come from Mexican and Central American desert plants. They’re packed with nutrients that promote energy, increase mental function, support your immune system, and aid in weight loss. They’re high in protein, rich in fiber and can absorb 9x their weight in liquid which means they’ll expand to make you feel full. Chia seeds are supercharged with omega 3's and 6’s fatty acids making them an excellent source of heart-healthy fat.
Chlorella, harvested from fresh water lakes, is a species of green algae that is extremely nutrient-dense. It contains 60% protein, 19 amino acids (including all the essential amino acids) plus a bounty of vitamins and minerals including B vitamins (+ B12). It’s also a powerful detoxification aid that promotes the cleansing of heavy metals and toxins from the liver, kidneys, blood, and digestive tract. Chlorella contains essential fatty acids and boasts the highest levels of chlorophyll in comparison to any other plant on Earth!
COCONUT MILK POWDER
Coconuts boosts immunity, kills bacteria and viruses, protects against cancer and other degenerative disease and prevents osteoporosis by promoting calcium absorption. It also slows down aging and is good for skin radiance. Raw coconut is full of healthy fats and fiber so cravings are curbed, hunger disappears and energy levels are increased and maintained.
FLAX SEED POWDER
Flax seeds have a mild, nutty flavor and are well known for providing healthy omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, antioxidants and dietary fiber. Sprouted, cold-milled flaxseed allow the body to digest the flax while absorbing all of the nutritional benefits.
GOJI BERRY POWDER
Goji berries, native to China, are one of the most powerful antioxidants on the planet. These little immune boosting berries contain 15x the amount of iron in spinach + calcium & zinc. They’re a complete plant-based protein boasting all the essential amino acids plus over 20 vitamins & minerals. They also carry anti-fungal and anti-bacterial compounds.
Hemp seeds are one of the most concentrated plant-based protein sources available today. Hemp seeds are very digestible, boast all 21 amino acids & are a healthy source of dietary fiber, chlorophyll and minerals including magnesium, iron, zinc and potassium. They're rich in essential fatty acids, providing the perfect balance of omega 3s + omega 6s, which are essential for optimizing the cardiovascular and immune system.
Lucuma powder comes from the Peruvian lucuma superfruit that looks similar to an avocado & tastes a bit like a cross between a mango & a sweet potato. This low-glycemic fruit is an key source of nutrients including beta-carotene, zinc, iron, calcium, antioxidants, protein & dietary fiber. It's a low-sugar alternative that's safe for diabetics + a great source of key micronutrients.
Maca powder, native to Peru & Bolivia, comes from the roots of the maca plant. For centuries people have been using maca to enhance fertility, boost their immune system, increase their libido & provide natural energy. Maca is adaptogenic which means it has the ability to balance your body’s hormones naturally while providing energy, endurance & mental balance. Maca is extremely rich in vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids, iron, potassium, calcium & fiber. It’s also a good source of plant-based protein and fatty acids.
SACHA INCHI POWDER
Sacha Inchi, a complete plant-based protein, hails from the highlands of Peru. The seeds used to produce the sacha inchi powder come from the star-shaped pods from the vine of the sacha inchi tree. Often referred to as the Incan Peanut, sacha inchi is not a nut but rather a seed. It’s a highly digestible form of protein that helps build and repair muscle. It contains all 21 amino acids, is high in fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals + has a very high concentration and proper balance of omega 3-6-9 fatty acids for cardiovascular health.
Wheatgrass is a true superfood, containing more than 70 vitamins and minerals, hundreds of live enzymes, essential amino acids and antioxidants. It's an abundant source of plant protein (85% by weight). Wheatgrass has been used for its ability to cleanse the body & stimulate natural and healthy energy. It contains roughly 70% chlorophyll, allowing it to alkalize the body, which helps the body eliminate toxins & maintain a healthy pH balance.
HERBS & SPICES
Pepper, native to India, is commonly described as the ‘King of spices.’ Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried (known as a peppercorn) and used as a spice and seasoning. Piperine, the main alkaloid from black pepper has been shown to substantially increase the bioavailability of the nutrients in foods and supplements. It also activates the curcumin in turmeric to aid in anti-inflammatory effects.
Cayenne peppers are a sulfur-rich food, originally from Central and South America that are known as circulatory stimulants. Cayenne increases the pulse of our lymphatic and digestive rhythms while heating up our body to stimulate a natural detoxification process. It’s also high in vitamin E and C, minerals and carotenoids.
Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of the cinnamon tree. It aids in lowering bad cholesterol while maintaining healthy blood sugar levels and also increases insulin production within the body. Cinnamon is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, a natural blood thinner and a great source of manganese, fiber, iron and calcium.
Turmeric comes from the root of the turmeric plant native to southeast India. It’s combination of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects explains why it’s been used in Chinese and Indian medicine for thousands of years as one of nature’s most powerful healers. Turmeric supports healthy brain function as well as healthy immune, digestive, cardiovascular and circulatory systems. It’s also great for the skin, providing antioxidants to support your cells against free radicals. Curcumin is one of the most important chemical components of turmeric and is activated by black pepper which is why you’ll see a small amount added to our GLOW blend.