Organic Mesquite Powder

Mesquite Powder comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Mesquite tree. The fruit is a leathery brown pod, 5 to 8 cm long. This pod contains the seeds, similar to a large lentil. Mesquite Powder is an excellent source of iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, silicon, phosphorus and potassium. In addition, since it does not contain gluten, it is suitable for celiacs as well as its low Glycemic Index (GI) which makes it a great sweetener substitute for people with diabetes. Among its main health benefits, it benefits the intestinal flora, balances the blood  sugar levels, is a great source of energy, favors good health in the skin and in the eyes and prevents anemia.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Scientific Name:Ceratonia siliqua
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Mesquite Powder
Commercial Name: Mesquite Powder
Ingredients:100% Organic Mesquite Powder
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                      ORIGIN:

In Peru in the Region of Chulucana and Piura.

INTENDED USE:

The Mesquite Powder has a functionality that allows it to enrich a great variety of food. It can be added to juices, yoghurts, smoothies, health shakes and used in baking as a natural sweetener and combined with other powder compositions for desserts.

SHELF LIFE:

The shelf life of the Mesquite Powder is 24 months given that the product is stored at room temperature, protected from direct sunlight and below a humidity of 60%.

                    NUTRITIONAL VALUES:

Protein: 16%
Total Fat: 3.4%
Carbohydrates: 80%
Iron: 318mg
Sodium: 5mg
Magnesium: 140mg
Zinc: 3mg
Calcium: 520mg
Fibre:
36%
Cholesterol: 0%
Energy(kcal/100) 487