Checkout these amazing ingredients that when consumed in a proper diet can boost your mood and happiness!
Organic Green Banana Flour
Green bananas are one of worlds naturally richest sources of gut healthy prebiotic resistant starch, a specific nutrient that is missing from our diets these days.
Organic green banana resistant starch is 38% resistant starch, and is able to selectively fuel the good bacteria in your body so that your gut health can be at its peak, and your immune and digestive systems are supported.
With a suggested recommended daily goal of 20g of resistant starch, and with current intakes estimated to be down at 5g;
In addition, as a whole food ingredient, green banana flour also offers an abundance of mood calming nutrients, such as Vitamin B6 and magnesium needed to naturally create serotonin in the body!
Organic Jerusalem Artichoke
Organic Jerusalem artichoke offers one of the worlds densest sources of naturally occurring inulin, a soluble prebiotic fibre known to boost the good bifidobacterium with intakes as low as 5g per day.
Soluble dietary fibre not only fuels your gut bacteria, but it also helps regulate your blood sugar levels, improves blood cholesterol levels, and leaves you feeling fuller for longer which can aid in weight management!
With studies suggesting that typical adult male hunter-foragers used to consume up at around 135g of inulin per day – compared to consumption patterns now days thought to be down closer to 2-11g per day - it is clear that this highly beneficial nutrient is in need of a come back!
Lactobacillus Acidophilus - This good probiotic strain is naturally found within your digestive tract, and is able to support lactose digestion and ward off pathogenic bacteria.
It also has been shown to support raising healthy HDL levels and managing fasting blood sugar levels when consumed together with the type of prebiotics found within Uplift Food.
Lactobacillus Plantarum - This good probiotic protects your gut from pathogenic strains, and has been shown to support improvements in digestive troubles for those suffering from IBS.
Lactobacillus Rhamnosus - This common probiotic has been shown to support digestive health;
Studies outline the beneficial nature of providing L Rhamnosus in combination with a prebiotic to enhance the stability of the probiotic, as well as potentially enhance the immune health benefits.
Bifidobacterium Lactis - This valuable probiotic strain has been shown to assist with protecting the cells that line the gut from damage that can be caused by gluten in some people.
Bifidobacterium Longum - This interesting probiotic has been continually studied on its potential to support mood regulation.
While still in its infancy, many studies have shown positive results to promote the value of its inclusion in supporting positive mood benefits.
Organic Sprouted Fermented Golden Pea Protein
Organic sprouted fermented golden pea protein is an allergen-free pure plant based ingredient that offers the full spectrum of essential amino acids.
The golden peas are washed and then soaked for twenty hours to activate the sprouting which may aid in mineral absorption.
They are then wet-milled and fermented, leading to an extremely dense source of satisfying and highly digestible protein.
This final high-quality protein source, working together with the green banana resistant starch and organic Jerusalem artichoke prebiotic soluble fibre, will lead to your blood sugar levels remaining balanced, energy levels being up, and you feeling confident that you will be fully satisfied for hours on end.
Organic Sacha Inchi Seed Powder
Found in the rainforests of the Amazon in Peru, as well as colourful Laos, sacha inchi seeds are a sustainable crop grown by local communities which offer an abundance of nutritional benefits in an allergen free food.
Naturally found as a star-shaped seedpod with nutty tasting seeds; sacha inchi seeds are cold pressed and gently dehydrated to provide a nutrient packed raw ingredient.
Being 60% protein by weight, and providing all the essential amino acids, sacha inchi seeds are a complete protein source able to support your strength and muscle development goals!
In addition to their quality plant based protein, sacha inchi seeds offer a range of anti-inflammatory and mood regulatory nutrients, such as:
- Beneficial omega 3, 6 and 9 essential fatty acids
- Satisfying dietary fibre
- Anxiety fighting magnesium and potassium
- Enlivening phytonutrients
- As well as similarly to organic green banana flour, the mood enhancing super nutrient, serotonin!
Organic Mesquite Powder
Grown in Peru organic mesquite powder is a delicious caramel like flavoured ingredient that is naturally derived from tree ripened seedpods that have been compressed and slowly dehydrated into a fine powder.
Being rich in an abundance of beneficial nutrients, organic mesquite powder provides:
- Filling dietary fibre
- Bone strengthening calcium
- Blood pressure regulating potassium
- As well as blood building iron to support you feeling energized!
This naturally sweet tasting powder does not spike your blood sugar levels, and ultimately imparts an abundance of nutritional benefits in one super tasty ingredient!
AquaminF™ is a special marine multi-mineral complex made 100% from seaweed.
It provides bioactive and highly useable:
- Bone building calcium
- Mood calming magnesium
- As well as up to 72 other trace marine minerals needed to support your health and wellbeing
Within the multi-mineral matrix all these elements work together, leading to enhanced benefits, and giving a powerful boost to the action of the calcium and magnesium – Meaning, you reap more benefits!
Additionally, unlike most of the commonly used limestone sourced calcium in fortified foods and supplements, AquaminF™ offers a superior quality ingredient that has been derived from a live plant capable of absorbing an abundance of trace minerals from its surrounding seawater.
This form of absorption, coupled with AquaminF™'s unique structure, results in a mineral rich ingredient that is easily utilised by the human body; Resulting in you feeling nourished, and most importantly, Uplifted!
Organic High Vitamin D Mushroom Powder
Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is a vital nutrient needed to:
- Prevent inflammation in the body
- Keep your bones strong
- As well as assist with mood regulation
Rarely found in food sources, our certified organic high Vitamin D mushroom powder is a valuable plant-based source of Vitamin D which comes to life via exposing organic mushrooms to UVB rays in order to convert Pro Vitamin D into a bioavailable form of Vitamin D;
This version of Vitamin D is clinically proven to effectively be utilised by the body.
Originally found natively in South America, the Stevia rebaudiana plant has been used by the Guarani people of Brazil and Paraguay for over 1500 years.
Organic stevia extract powder is a unique plant based sweetener that is 200-300 times sweeter than sugar, has the same structure as when it is found in nature, and provides no calories, carbohydrates, or sugars per serve.
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon
Naturally derived from the brown bark of the cinnamon tree, this sweet tasting aromatic spice has been enjoyed and used medicinally for centuries.
Offering anti-inflammatory and blood sugar regulating benefits within some populations, our organic Ceylon cinnamon will provide you with a gentle aroma that is sure to leave your senses Uplifted!
Organic Vanilla Bean
Our organic Madagascan vanilla bean brings to you the highly desired delicious sweet and characteristically creamy flavour derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla.
The distinctive aroma and flavour stem from natural compounds found in the fruit, which result after the fruit flowers are pollinated.
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Gut Strengthening Vanilla is your once daily delicious gut health booster designed by a gut health expert dietitian to leave you feeling Uplifted and ready to take on the world! 10g of satisfying protein, 5g gut loving prebiotic fibre, 2g powerful good gut bug boosting prebiotic resistant starch, 1B CFU probiotics, and 50% of your daily anti-inflammatory Vitamin D requirements. WOW!
You can expect to immediately feel: Reduced hunger and increased feelings of fullness, improved digestion and strengthened immune health and energized with enhanced concentration levels.
Supporting scientific references:
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In addition, we have a handful of links supporting many of the nutritional benefits of our gut health focused ingredients over on our Science page.