Superfoods and Nutrition

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18 Jun 2013

Slow Dried Fruit Powders... a new way to eat fruit

We all know that we need to get our five a day of fruit in us, but even with better ways emerging like blending them into fruit smoothies, we still find that the majority of us don’t get the amount we need. If you’re like me, you might even find your daily fruit intake a little bit boring, perhaps a bit of a challenge… so how easy would it be if you could just mix a bunch of fruit powders and still get all the fruity nutrition you need?

This is why Indigo Herbs are now supplying slow dried fruit powders. A lot of people don’t like shopping daily, and fresh fruit can cost a lot of money –  so why not buy them in the form of a dried powder?

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30 May 2013

Benefits of Baobab Powder

Ever heard of Baobab Powder? Neither had we – this somewhat hilariously shaped Baobab tree produces some of Africa’s most nutritious and tasty fruits. A new phenomenon to us Superfood loving westerners; yet these trees are reportedly living up to 500 years old and have been a staple part of many Africans diets for millennia. Like the Ginkgo tree, the Baobab tree is named as one of the oldest trees on earth. The Baobab tree, in its towering glory, produces pods which resemble coconuts with a hard exterior – inside are the pale and chalk-like fruit chunks. The Baobab fruits are dried at a low temperature and then milled into a fine, pale powder, like our Baobab Powder at Indigo Herbs.

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18 Apr 2012

Top 4 Superfoods: Wheatgrass, Barley grass, Spirulina and Chlorella

In this blog post I’m going to explain why Wheatgrass, Barley Grass, Spirulina and Chlorella are the top 4 superfoods and how they can benefit your diet, lifestyle and general wellbeing.

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04 Oct 2011

Wheatgrass & Spirulina Powder Making Superfood Shots - a new method

Knowing how to make superfood shots, like wheatgrass juice and spirulina, from their powders, is essential if you want to include a useful amount of these superfoods in your diet. There are of course many methods for doing this and from talking to some of our customers I know that different methods fit into different lifestyles.

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04 Mar 2011

Superfood Powders - Super food, What, Where, How and Why?

Get the lowdown on "Superfood" Powders - What makes it so super? Where does it come from? How does it work? And Why take a Superfood Powder instead of just eating food....?

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