Hemp seed contains 50% protein, 20% fiber and 11% fat. Hemp protein also contains large amounts of zinc, iron, and magnesium. Hemp's fiber is 90% insoluble and 10% soluable. Hemp's has superior 66% edistin (considered the most easily digestible form of protein) and 33% albumin-protein structure (easily digestible). Each serving of meal replacer contains an estimated 3540 milligrams of *omega-6’s, 1000 milligrams of *omega-3’s, and 2 milligrams of gamma-linolenic acid from Hemp seed. Hemp helps to heal menstrual cramp, diverticulitis, vomiting and nausea.
Acai berry of freeze-dried açaí fruit pulp and skin was reported to contain (per 100 g of dry powder) 533.9 calories, 52.2 g carbohydrates, 8.1 g protein, and 32.5 g total fat. The carbohydrate portion included 44.2 g of dietary fiber and low sugar value (pulp is not sweet). The powder contains (per 100 g) 260 mg calcium, 4.4 mg iron, and 1002 U vitamin A, as well as aspartic acid and glutamic acid; the amino acid content was 7.59% of total dry weight.
Almonds “have 40 percent of the Daily Value of vitamin E in a 1-ounce serving”, (The Green Pharmacy guide to Healing Food, James A. Duke p. 102) which equals about 7.4 milligrams of vitamin E per 1-ounce serving. Vitamin E helps with glaucoma, heart disease, overweight and tinnitus. Eating almonds helps reduce blood sugar surge from other foods.
Strawberry contains anthocyanins which provides its flush red color and also serve as potent antioxidants that have been shown to help protect cell structures in the body and to prevent oxygen damage in the entire body. Laboratory-based evidence shows that strawberries provide for potential health effects against: cancer, aging and neurological diseases, inflammation, diabetes and bacterial infections.
Amla may be used to promote longevity, and traditionally to enhance digestion, treat constipation, reduce fever, purify the blood, reduce cough, alleviate asthma, strengthen the heart, benefit the eyes, stimulate hair growth, enliven the body, and enhance intellect. Studies done in 1999 “suggested that amla not only prevents oxidative damage but also stimulates production of anti-inflammatory prostaglandins”. (Adaptogens, D. Winston and S. Maimes p. 137)
Maca contains 60% carbohydrates, 10% protein, 8.5% dietary fiber, and 2.2% fats. Maca is rich in essential minerals, especially selenium, calcium, magnesium, and iron, and includes fatty acids including *linolenic acid (EFA), palmitic acid, and oleic acids, and 19 amino acids, as well as polysaccharides. Maca's reported beneficial effects for sexual function could be due to its high concentration of proteins and vital nutrients, though maca contains a chemical called p-methoxybenzyl isothiocyanate, which reputedly has aphrodisiac properties. Taylor LG (2005). The healing power of rainforest herbs
Blueberry , Raspberry and Bilberry are high in compounds called anthocyanins, which help dilate blood vessels. “Anything that helps blood vessels dilate reduces the risk of an angina attack because wider blood vessels make it easier for blood to get through. Anthocyanins can also help prevent blood clots. A 1993 evaluation of anthocyanins in fruits found the highest amount in bilberries and then, in descending order, blackberries, black currant, blueberries, cherries, cranberries and red raspberries”. (The Green Pharmacy guide to Healing Food, James A. Duke p. 45) “Dried, not fresh, bilberries and blueberries are best. And studies suggest that eating blueberries may reduce your risk of colon cancer to boot” (The Green Pharmacy guide to Healing Food, James A. Duke p. 152) Blueberries help heal bladder infections, brain health, diabetes, diarrhea, kidney stone, IBS, ulcer and varicose veins. Bilberries help heal diabetes, diarrhea, kidney stone, IBS, ulcer and varicose veins. “Clinical trials from 1964 onward have shown the bilberry fruits protect the peripheral circulation and capillaries”. (Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, Andrew Chevallier, p. 147)
Irish Moss principal constituent is a mucilaginous body, made of the polysaccharide carrageenan of which it contains about 55%. The plant also consists of nearly 10% protein and about 15% mineral matter, and is rich in iodine and sulfur.
Guar gum is a water-soluble fiber that is used in promoting regular bowel movements and relieves constipation and chronic related functional bowel ailments such as diverticulosis, Crohn's disease, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome, among others. Several studies have found significant decreases in human serum cholesterol levels following guar gum ingestion.
Lycium key actions: Adaptogenic, tonic and liver protector. Lycium “improves the circulation and absorption of nutrients by the cells and helpd with many symptoms, including dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision and wasting conditions”. (Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine Andrew Chevallier, p. 113) It protects the liver from exposure to toxins and are great for failing eyesight. “In one Chinese study, forty-two men with infertility (low sperm count and/or motility) were given ½ ounce lycium fruit per day. After two months of treatment, thirty-three patients had returned to normal levels of fertility and all of them were able to eventually father children”. (Adaptogens, D. Winston and S. Maimes p. 180)