Nuts and berries are extremely rich in nutrients and contain numerous vitamins and minerals, trace elements and antioxidants. They also serve as a valuable source of healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and high-quality protein. Here is an exclusive overview of the of the individual ingredients in our nut and berry mix.The Top 3 effects of nuts & berries
- Source of high-quality protein
- Source of polyunsaturated omega-3 and
omega-6 fatty acids
- Contains precious nutrients & minerals
In terms of mineral content and vitamin density, the sour cherries in our berry mix beat fruits like apple, which ordinarily found in berry mixes, hands down. They are also very rich in potassium which causes them to have a dehydrating effect. But phytochemicals are the cherry's special feature. Cherries are rich in so-called polyphenols, which also gives them their characteristic red colour. Phytochemicals have an antioxidant effect and combat free radicals in our body as well as supporting the digestion process.
The visually appealing physalis fruit is an excellent source of vitamin C, phosphorus and beta-carotene. Phosphorus plays a particularly important role in the formation of bones and teeth. Physalis also has a high protein content. Physalis is packed full of so-called pectins. According to scientific studies, these play a role in cholesterol regulation. "Undesirable" LDL cholesterol in particular can be reduced by the power fruit.
The bioflavonoids (phytochemical) in physalis ensure a higher bioavailability of vitamin C and in turn help prevent oxidation.
This veritable superberry is rich in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. It also is an excellent source of vegetable protein, which is essential for a healthy diet. Thanks to their high vitamin C content, mulberries are useful for aiding the immune system in fighting free radicals and regulating blood pressure.
Another component in the berry mix is the Chinese goji berry. These are rich in iron and vitamins A, B and C. An iron deficiency is one of the most common mineral deficiencies. Signs of a deficiency include impaired performance and concentration as well as frequent fatigue. Goji berries also contain antioxidants.