Dehydrated Nopal Powder
* balances blood sugar
* binds with bile salts to reduce unhealthy lipids
* high anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory constituents
* gentle digestive aid
Reported Main Uses:
* complete sustainable food
* unique profile of high soluble and insoluble fibers
* 18 amino acids
* full compliment of B vitamins, minerals and other bioactive phyto-nutrients
Purica Nopal is a rich source of insoluble and soluble fiber, including lignin, cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, mucilages and gums along with vitamins, minerals and amino acids.
Purica Nopal (Opuntia Ficus Indica) Grown organically.
Directions for use:
Add 1 - 3 teaspoons daily to baking or smoothies.
Benefits of Aztec Nopal
The Super Food of the Aztecs and Mayans
* Eliminates sugar cravings
* Balances blood fats
* Aids digestion and elimination
* Balances blood sugar and insulin delivery
* High fiber content
* Weight management
Nopal or Prickly Pear Cactus (pad) is native to Mexico where it has been used as a food and medicine by the ancient indigenous civilizations of Toltecs, Olmecs, and Aztecs. As it is grown in the nourishing pristine soil of the Aztec high mountains, it's most important bioactive healing properties are able to develop fully. Nopal is the most treasured species with the highest concentration of nutritional and healing properties.
Nopal is primarily known for its positive effect on blood sugar because of its ability to normalize levels and increase insulin sensitivity. Blood sugar control is attributable to its fiber content and specific hypoglycemic molecular agents. These specific phyto-nutrients have been shown to augment the body's cellular response to insulin.
The Prickly Pear Cactus is also known to balance blood fats because of its carotenoid and glycoprotein properties. Polysaccharide fibers and sterols exhibit a positive effect on cholesterol and triglycerides by literally binding with bile salts, therefore reducing unhealthy lipids in the blood. Because of this, the conversion of blood sugar to fats is prevented.
It is completely safe to take in combination with medications and other natural health products and there are no reported contraindications.
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