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  •  The Incas considered cacao the drink of the gods, giving them focus, energy and combating fatigue (with its high levels of Magnesium).

  • Can reduce the stress hormone cortisol, improve metabolism and improve gut microbial activity.

  • Contains high levels of Flavanols - an anti-inflammatory antioxidant that may protect against cardiovascular disease, reduce the risk of stroke, and help improve blood circulation – also thinning the blood.

  • Contains the mood improver anandamide – known as the bliss molecule, which creates a feeling of euphoria.

  • Also contains mood-enhancing compound PEA or phenethylamine, which triggers the release of endorphins and pleasurable neurochemicals.

  • Can protect our cells from premature oxidation / premature ageing.

  • Has MAO Inhibitors that controls appetite.


  • Not an actual grain it is especially nutrient rich and is one of the most protein rich foods we can eat, containing all the essential amino acids the body needs for tissues growth and repair.

  • It has the properties of a high-energy food and the attributes of a healthy diet packed with nutrients.

  • It contains the “good” fats and complex carbohydrates (the satisfying and health promoting kind).

  • Contains high levels of trace minerals and antioxidant anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.

  • It is an excellent source of manganese, a very good source of magnesium, and a good source of folate, health supportive fats and antioxidant, anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.

Kiwicha (Amaranth)
  • Indean cultures have used this small grain medicinally for centuries.

  • It has a high protein content and is high in the essential amino-acids lysine (aids in development of brain cells) and methionine (used in metabolism of insulin) and traditionally known to provide basic nutrition for neurons in the brain and the central nervous system.

  • Contains the essential fatty acids Omega 3, Omega 6, and Omega 9.

  • It helps to reinforce the immune system and provides high-quality dietary fibre, vitamins A, C, E and B complex and minerals, which include calcium, iron and zinc and squalene, an oil which is excellent for the skin.

  • Traditionally used as a tonic, to regulate menstruation, overcome pre-menstrual tension and stress, to decreases yeast overgrowth and benefits congested lungs.




  • A seed from the same family as quinoa (so its not a grain).

  • The Inca kept all the Kañiwa for his family and proclaimed it a royal food.

  • Traditionally used to treat anaemia and resist parasitic infections.

  • Known to be supercharged with B Vitamins, iron, fibre, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and a wide range of minerals, including calcium, iron and phosphorus and anti-oxidant flavonoids.


Algarrobo (Mesquite)
  • Used as a staple food for centuries by desert dwellers, this high protein flour contains good quantities of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc, and is rich in the amino acid lysine.

  • Traditionally known for helping to control blood pressure due to its low sodium and high potassium levels.

  • Contains complex carbohydrates (the good ones) and high levels of soluble fibre that digests slowly and balances blood sugar levels.

  • Can soothe the stomach and helps with stomach ailments.

  • It is fortifying and revitalising, and creates a protective coating over inflamed mucus membranes providing protection against irritants and toxin absorption.

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