La Tierra® Organic Nopal Cactus Powder (250g)La Tierra®有機胭脂仙人掌粉(250克)


Nopal cactus (opuntia), also known as prickly pear, is a plant originated in the volcanic region of Mesoamerica now known a Mexico 12,000 years ago. Nopal has been a staple food and nutritional plant for thousands before the Aztec civilization. Apart from its culinary importance in Mexican cuisine, nopal has many medicinal benefits: anti-inflammatory, exercise recovery, reducing symptoms of alcohol hangovers, lowering blood sugar. etc.

Nopal is one of very low calorie vegetable. 100 g of fresh pads provides just 16 calories. Nonetheless, it contains many vital phytochemicals, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can immensely benefit health. It is also a rich source of non-carbohydrate polysaccharides like pectin, mucilage and hemicellulose, which help reduce LDL cholesterol, diabetes, and weight reduction.

This product is a premium product certified through Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO), which is fully accredited with the USDA National Organic Program.

Direction of Use: Add 2 TBS of nopal powder into your favourite drinks, green smoothies, yogurt and cereal.  Best weight management results to drink before a heavy meal to minimize absorption of grease.

Net Weight: 250g
Pace of Origin: Mexico
Best Before: June 2016





La Tierra® 有機胭脂仙人掌源於一萬二千年前墨西哥的火山地區,一直以來是營養豐富的主食。胭脂仙人掌除了在墨西哥美食中不可缺少外,它已有很多食療功效:消炎、運動後復元、舒緩宿醉症狀、降低血糖等。

胭脂仙人掌是卡路里含量很低的植物,每100克的新鮮莖部只含16卡路里。雖然如此,它含有豐富的植物素、抗氧化、維他命和礦物質,對健康非常有益。它有大量的非碳水化合物多醣,如果膠、黏質物、半纖維素等,有助降低壞膽固醇、糖尿病和體重。

本產品經由OTCO 認證為有機食物,USDA 認可。

食用方法:在您喜歡的飲品、綠色果汁、乳酪和穀物早餐裏,加入兩湯匙的胭脂仙人掌粉,攪混飲用即可。於吃大餐前飲用,能減少油脂吸收,達到體重管理的效果。

淨重:454克 / 1磅
原產地:墨西哥
最佳食用日期:2016年6月





Combat Obesity
Cons
uming nopal on a daily basis could help combat obesity, thanks to its high content of natural dietary fiber. It binds with cholesterol and bile salts in intestine, preventing their absorption into the body. Thus, it helps reduce weight and body size.

Control Diabetes

Nopal's polysaccharides, along with its pectins and mucilages, slow down intestinal transit and absorption of sugar, thereby supporting healthy blood sugar level, converting it into dietary aid to prevent and help in diabetes treatment.

Reduce Cholesterol
It helps absorb grease and biliary acids and reduce blood cholesterol level significantly. 

Boost Immunity

It helps strengthen immune system and has anti-inflammatory properties.

Help Constipation

Its rich fiber and mucilaginous content aid in smooth pass through of digested food particles and relieve constipation condition. 

肥胖剋星
每天食用胭脂仙人掌有助對抗肥胖問題。這歸功於它高含量的膳食纖維,在小腸內與膽固醇和膽鹽結合,阻礙身體吸收,所以有助降低體重和改善身形。


控制糖尿病

仙人掌是天然降血糖食物,有助糖尿病治療。


降低膽固醇
有助吸收油脂和胆汁酸,大大減低血膽固醇量。

增強免疫力

有助增強免疫力,有消炎功效

舒緩便祕
豐富的膳食纖維和粘液質有助食物暢順通過,解決便秘問題。

 


 

La Tierra means earth in Spanish; our products are all premium natural products cultivated on earth. La Tierra® aims at promoting a healthy and sustainable way of life. We believe that healthy food should be affordable and accessible to everybody. We source directly from growers around the world, cutting unnecessary middle men. In this way, you are getting GREAT products at LOWER price, providing wholesome nutrition to your body, while the local growers are fairly paid.

La Tierra® Superfoods are all natural and organic with no any additives, artificial addition nor DNA modification. Such nutritious food is essential for a healthy lifestyle. 

品牌故事 La Tierra® 意指「大地」,我們的產品,都是由大地豐富的資源孕育出來的優質全天然健康食品,我們為大家直接從世界各地的農場,搜羅優質的食材,為大家提供身體所需的各種營養的同時,亦確保當地農民收到公平的酬勞。

La Tierra® 超級食物,為有機天然素材,全無添加、無人造色素、無基因改造,營養非常豐富,是有益健康生活中不可或缺的一部分。

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