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    Researchers report that Mesquite is highly effective in balancing blood sugar.

    Mesquite meal is a traditional Native American food, used as a staple for centuries by desert dwellers, this high protein meal contains good quantities of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc, and is rich in the amino acid lysine as well. It has a sweet, rich, molasses-like flavor with a hint of caramel which blends well into smoothies or other drinks, especially those made with cacao and maca.

    About mesquite and diabetes:

    Researchers report that mesquite is highly effective in balancing blood sugar. The natural sweetness in the pods comes from fructose. Fructose doesn't require insulin to be metabolised -- making it safe for diabetics. The high rate of dietary fibre, pods are 25% fibre, causes the nutrients in mesquite to be absorbed slowly preventing the spikes and valleys in blood sugar. With a low glycemic index of 25, Mesquite requires a longer time to digest than many grains. The digestive time for mesquite is to 4 to 6 hours unlike wheat that digests in 1 to 2 hours. These factors result in a food that maintains a constant blood sugar for a sustained time and as a result prevents hunger. Here is a food that supports the diabetic's diet and helps maintain a healthy insulin system in those not affected with blood sugar problem.

    Brand - Raw Power Australia 

    Country of Origin - Peru

    Suggested Uses

    Sweet and caramel-like, Mesquite makes a great addition to cakes, ice cream and lots of other desserts. It's also fantastic sprinkled on your favourite breakfast cereal, or used in smoothies to give a certain depth and roundness of flavour

    Nutritional Information

    Serving Size 10g Per 100g
    Energy  159kj 1590kj
    Protein 1.6g 16g
    Fat (Total)  0.34g 3.4g
    Saturated  0.0g 0.0g
    Carbohydrates 8g 80g
    Sugars 4.4g 44g
    Sodium 0.5mg 5mg

    Caution: Raw Power Australia packs a wide range of natural food products on shared equipment including nuts, seeds, grains, berries, msm and bee pollen. While we do our best to avoid any kind of cross contamination this can occasionally occur and any of our products may contain traces of these.  Customers concerned with food allergies need to be aware of this risk.