Baobab powder comes from the most popular superfruit in the world with a range of health benefits. This superfood powder is packed full of nutrients, vitamins and minerals which can benefit your training, performance and overall health. To find out more about the benefits of Baobab click Read More.
Baobab is a superfruit that is found in the dry and hot areas of Africa. These fruits are used as medicines because they are extremely nutrient dense. For example, Baobab contains bioactive ingredients including polyphenols and flavonoids along with other vitamins and minerals. Just some trace elements in baobab are vitamin C, B and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, iron, manganese and zinc. Because Baobab is a natural source of vitamins and minerals, these nutrients are actually more bioavailable than vitamin tablets.
Moreover, baobab is also the only fruit that actually dries naturally on its branch. This means baobab doesn’t need to be freeze dried or sprayed and baobab powder is 100% pure natural fruit with no additives. In addition, this also means baobab has a natural shelf-life of 3 years so you can really get the best value for money.
Because of its high nutrient content baobab powder has so many health benefits you wont want to miss out. For a start baobab is extremely high in vitamin C and just 10g offers 33% of your daily recommendation. In addition, it also acts as a source of electrolytes, potassium and magnesium! This along with other vitamins and minerals means baobab can benefit the immune system, digestion and even your skin. Not only that, but baobab has the highest antioxidant content compare to any other whole fruit. This includes double the antioxidants goji berries provide and more than blueberries and pomegranates.
That’s right, it may not be a protein powder but baobab can benefit your muscle recovery post workout. Muscle can recover better and faster because of baobab’s high level of vitamin C and magnesium. The need for vitamin C is actually increased when we exercise because a lot of nutrients can be lost. But you can aid this extra requirement and increase overall performance by adding baobab to your post workout shake.
That’s right, we all know vitamin C can boost the immune system. But did you know that natural sources like baobab are more bio-available and able to be absorbed than supplements! This means you can fight off infections and illness by naturally aiding your immune system. In addition, due to the antioxidant profile this powder also offers anti-inflammatory properties. These properties act against the negative effects of injury or illness. Not only this, but they also help recovery from injury reducing pain, inflammation and swelling. So forget ibuprofen, combat inflammation in a natural and healthy way with baobab.
Do you fight a daily energy slump? Need an energy boost? Fatigue is something that can often get the better of all of us – especially when it comes to training. But baobab powder can help! Vitamin B promotes energy metabolism and converts food to energy and Baobab is jam packed full of it. These B vitamins include thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3) and pyridoxine (B4). In addition, magnesium, potassium and iron are found in this fruit which keep energy levels high and play an important role in health. So get energised all day every day!
If you’re trying to lose weight baobab can help too. As a huge source of vitamin C this powder can help you burn more fat during a workout. What’s more, because baobab is high in fibre you can suppress appetite and actually eat less. This is because baobab maintains your blood sugar levels and can increase a hormone that tells the body we are full and slows down digestion.
Now if you want to look after your skin and hair – forget pills and potions. In addition to health benefits baobab also has superficial benefits! This powder has not only won a great taste award but also wo0n the beauty shortlist award and can be found on some beauty counters. In addition, the vitamin C content increases the production of the skin proteins collagen and elastin. This means your skin can have more elasticity and actually appears brighter for radiant skin and antiaging effects.
And it doesn’t just stop there, baobab powder is also over 50% fibre. This high fibre content not only means you’ll stay fuller for longer but also maintains blood sugar levels. By reducing energy spikes and blood sugar increases you can reduce diabetes risk, lower cholesterol and support heart health! Not only that, but fibre also helps digestion and constipation to better absorb nutrients and have healthy digestion.
In addition baobab is one of the highest alkaline foods available to reduce pH and is considered a prebiotic. Prebiotics and probiotics are good bacteria that we need in the gut. Prebiotics are soluble fibres that nourish microflora good bacteria in the intensities. Moreover, prebiotic baobab helps IBS and helps you achieve healthy digestion, more nutrient absorption and less fatigue.
Baobab has a great fruity taste that has actually won a great taste award! Our powder can be easily added to shakes and smoothies or enjoyed on its own. Not only that but our delicious Aduna energy bars are packed full of superfood baobab.