What is raw food?
Raw food is food that is eaten at their unprocessed, natural state where it hasn’t been heated above 42°C. As raw foods are left uncooked, all the vital, naturally occurring enzymes, vitamins and minerals remain intact, locking in the ‘life force’ of the food. By eating raw foods, you are feeding your body with all the available
nutrients from your food source for optimal wellbeing.
What are República's Superfood Mixes made from?
República Raw organic Superfood mixes are unique blends of pure grains, plants, algae, seeds, berries, fruits and vegetables. Free from pesticides, chemicals, colorants, flavourings, preservatives or any other synthetic additives. Our products are naturally rich in essential nutrients and phytonutrients.
What are superfoods?
Superfood is a food source that has nutritional value that surpass nutritional content of regular foods. This is a type of food that is packed with powerful, naturally occurring antioxidants, phytonutrients, minerals & vitamins.
What is baobab?
Baobab refers to the tangy fruit grown on baobab tree. It contains three times as much vitamin C as oranges and twice as much calcium as milk. Powdered baobab is non-heat treated and is known for its energy boosting and immune system supporting qualities.
What is barley grass?
Barley grass is the leaf of the barley plant, sometimes referred to as barley leaf or barley green. Barley grass is packed with chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Many claim that barley grass is a natural detoxifier helping to treat or prevent health issues such as high blood pressure, inflammation and insomnia. It is also believed the barley grass promotes weight loss and slow the ageing process.
What is wheatgrass?
Wheatgrass is young shoots of the wheat plant with high concentration of iron, potassium, amino acids, chlorophyll and vitamins A, C and E. Fans of wheatgrass have noted boost of energy, better digestion and improved skin condition from consuming it regularly.
Are barley grass & wheatgrass gluten free?
Yes, they are gluten free as the gluten protein is found in the seed portion of barley/wheat plant and absent in the grass portion. Due to the harvest of barley/wheat grass being completed prior to the formation of barley/wheat grain, there is no gluten present in the grass.
What is chlorella?
Chlorella is a type of mircro algae that grows in fresh water. It is nutritionally dense, being rich in chlorophyll, vitamins A, B and C along with minerals such as iron, zinc and calcium. Chlorella has gained popularity over the years as it is seen as a natural detoxifier of heavy metals, chemicals and other toxins in the body. It’s also famous for aiding with digestion and protects the liver.
What is lucuma?
Lucuma is an exotic Peurvian fruit that is known as the “Gold of the Incas”. With its distinct creamy sweet caramel like flavour, Lucuma is rich in fibre, iron, niacin (B3) and beta-carotene. Lucuma is often favoured as an alternative, low glycaemic sweetener option to sugar due to its natural sweetness. Many claim that lucuma has natural antibiotic and antifungal properties.
What is maca?
Maca is a root vegetable, in the same family as radish. Maca is rich in minerals including calcium, magnesium and phosphorous. Many believe that maca boosts your libido for both sexes and alleviates menopausal symptoms for women. Maca is also known to beautify skin by clearing acne and blemishes.
What is spirulina?
Spirulina is a spiral shaped micro salt water algae that is a nutrient rich food source. While it may not be the best tasting superfood available, spiriulina certainly stands out with its high content of vegetable protein, beta-carotene and vitamins. It is believed to strengthen immune systems and have naturally anti-ageing properties.
Are your superfood mixes safe for young children?
All of our Superfood Mixes are made from 100% pure and natural ingredients making them safe, clean and nutrient dense. We are unable to provide specific advise on the dosage for babies and children, and we recommend that you speak with your healthcare professional to gain a clear understanding of your child's nutrient needs and what dose would be suitable for them. As a general rule, we do not recommend children under 3 consume our raw products.