5 SUPER FOOD INGREDIENTS…THAT’S ALL
Nourished in 5 is a clean and simple way to get more plant products and protein into your diet. It is a plant-based protein blend that can be added to almost everything you eat from smoothies to cookies to black bean burger patties. We mill the raw seeds in small batches to stay as close to the source of nutrition as possible.
The Power of Seeds:
Sunflower Seeds: These underrated “super seeds” are an excellent source of B vitamins, including folate (which helps prevent birth defects), and vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that protects cells from damage, helps maintain healthy hair and skin, and may work to prevent cancer. They are also rich in protein and heart-healthy fats.
Pumpkin Seeds: Also known as pepitas, these super seeds are a source of B vitamins, iron, magnesium, zinc, and protein, and are particularly rich in the amino acid tryptophan, which may help lower anxiety. Pumpkin seeds also have high levels of essential fatty acids that help keep blood vessels healthy and lower bad cholesterol.
Quinoa: It is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids making it a complete protein. It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various antioxidants.
Chia: It is high in iron, folate, calcium, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids and soluble fiber. The super seed’s calcium and magnesium promote bone and dental health, while the omega-3s help your heart by lowering triglycerides, the bad fats in your blood that can cause heart disease. Their soluble fiber helps decrease cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, and makes you feel full longer.
Hemp: It is also a complete protein. Contains essential fatty acids and it is a great source of vitamin E, magnesium, manganese, iron, copper and zinc. Hemp is high in fiber so it helps you feel full, longer.