photo: Navitas Naturals
Eco-health nuts listen up; you can now get your super foods like acai, hemp, and sprouted flax seed in the form of a powder. Truthfully, I never know whether it's all in my head or not, but when I indulge in a super food snack like goji and acai berries, I feel invincible. I'm all of the sudden healthier and more vibrant. Ok, so I'm not completely sure if a drop of flax seed in my morning smoothie will instantaneously turn me into superwoman, but who cares as long as it makes my morning a little brighter? The latest super foods to garner rave reviews from foodies and nutritionists alike are now showing up in the form of an organic powder. Navitas Naturals has introduced an acai and sprouted flax organic powder. Super foods like acai and flax give you tons of bang for your nutritional buck and are now much easier to slip into all your favorite foods.
Green Company Practices
You can feel pretty good about supporting Navitas Naturals because the California company sources its products from the indigenous people in developing countries across the globe. It ensures that the super foods are fair trade and grown organically with as little impact as possible on the land. They support native agriculture to help them expand development of global organic farming practices.
Acai Power – Navitas Natural's New Powder Form
The acai powder has a slew of monounsaturated (healthy) fats, dietary fiber, and phytosterols for heart health. What's more, acai has an almost perfect essential amino acid complex. In fact, acai is the mother of all super foods with ten times more antioxidants than red grapes and ten to 30 times the anthocyanins found in red wine. Acai powder can be mixed into smoothies, oatmeal, milkshakes, and whatever else your healthy heart desires.
The flaxseed powder comes in the sprouted form. Sprouting the flaxseeds increases the omega fatty acids, enzymes, amino acids, and vitamins and doubles the antioxidant power of the flax. Add the powder to yogurt, smoothies, baked goods, and cereal.
Read more about fair trade practices:
A Sweeter Truth: Making Organic Fair Trade Chocolate in Ecuador
Making Your Dorm Room Fair Trade: TreeHugger