In Estonia we like to call them our very own superfoods, but for you we would like to introduce them as Nordic berries or even Nordic superfoods. Superfoods are plants what nutrients level is many times higher that other foods. So your body will be able to absorb more nutrients from these powerful berries and healthy seeds. Superfoods are known as tropical foods what are mostly from South America or Asia, but often we forget that actually nature of Nordic countries provides us many of those superfoods what can provide all necessary vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for our bodies. All of those powerful Nordic berries and superfoods are also ingredients of our original product Balance Blend.
Chokeberries have huge amounts of vitamin C and fiber, also a good source for some of the B group vitamins. These powerful berries are also knows as a good source for iodine, copper, iron, manganese and boron. It is beneficial in preventing cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, ageing, etc. Chokeberry is beneficial as it burns fat and also it prevents the body from storing fat in the abdomen. So it helps to maintain healthy body weight. Metabolic syndrome is among harmful disease that increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes. Regular eating of chokeberries for 2 months has proved beneficial to metabolic syndrome patient. It also reduces bad cholesterol, inflammation and also reduces blood pressure. Chokeberry is rich in antioxidants and phyto-nutrients which are important for eye health.
Blueberries are not only tasty, but are low in calories and packed with vitamins, fiber, manganese, iron, and antioxidants. The berries and leaves have a number of medicinal properties that have been used for generations to treat and prevent digestive orders, improve circulation, maintain eye health, and reduce inflammation. The antioxidants and vitamins contained in these little berries can help you live longer and look better. With all the vitamins and nutrients blueberries are full of you can keep your body healthy in order to fight off colds and infection. Of all fruits, blueberries have the highest volume of antioxidants to fight free radicals that lead to disease and aging in the body. These antioxidants also help fight colon, liver and ovarian cancers.
Sea Buckthorn is a super fruit full of all the Omegas – 3, 6, 9 and the rare 7, as well as a host of antioxidants and other healing nutrients. It has been used to heal psoriasis and make skin glow, boost immunity, slow aging, and lower cholesterol, but it also has numerous other qualities that make it a superior source of vitamins and minerals we all need. Sea buckthorn has multiple uses due to its protein building amino acids, vitamins B1, B2, K, C, A, E, and folic acid, over 60 antioxidants, at least 20 minerals, and healthy fatty acids. The fruit is full of carotenoids, xanthophylls, phenolics, and flavanoids, too. Its an absolute power house of nutrients!
If you’re looking to improve digestion, balance hormonesand improve metabolism, then hemp seeds may just be the superfood you’re looking for. Excellent 3:1 balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which promote cardiovascular health. “Perfect protein” not only containing all 20 amino acids, but also each of the 9 essential amino acids that our bodies cannot produce. Rich in soluble and un-soluble fiber which naturally cleanses the colon and reduces sugar cravings.
Some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet. There’s some evidence it may help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. That’s quite a tall order for a tiny seed that’s been around for centuries. Omega-3 essential fatty acids, “good” fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. Flaxseeds are an ideal way for those who don’t eat sufficient oily fish to ensure they get enough omega-3. Hailed with burning body fat, being high in omega-3 and charged with fibre, these little seeds can really fire up your metabolism.