at coco, bee & nut we build our recipes on a solid foundation of nutrient dense, non-GMO ingredients. here is some information on what you'll be consuming and benefiting from when you buy our grain free granola. we think you'll be pleasantly surprised...
rich in dietary minerals such as copper, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, thiamin, vitamin B6, vitamin K, iron, potassium, zinc, selenium, and beta-sitosterol.
health benefits from cashews
prevents cancer and gallstones promotes healthy hearts, hair, bones, nerves lowers blood pressure helps weight loss
coconut oil is high in natural saturated fats, which increase the healthy cholesterol (HDL) in our bodies. coconut oil also helps convert the LDL "bad" cholesterol into good cholesterol. by increasing the HDL's in the body, it helps promote heart health, and lower the risk of heart disease
coconut oil is made up of unique medium-chain fatty acids: caprylic acid, lauric acid, and capric acid. these fats are a great energy source because they only have to go through a 3-step process to be turned into fuel, as opposed to other fats that undergo a 26 step process.
other health benefits of coconut oil
treatment for Alzheimer's disease
prevents heart disease and high blood pressure; gum disease and tooth decay; osteoporosis
cures UTI and kidney infections
protects the liver cancer prevention and treatment
immune system boost(antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral)
improves memory and brain function; energy and endurance; digestion; skin issues; type 2 diabetes
reduces inflammation and arthritis; stomach ulcers and ulcerative colitis; symptoms of gallbladder disease and pancreatitis
promotes hormone balance; anti-aging
wildflower honey is a dense source of carbohydrates and sugar. these days, these are two things that many health conscious people avoid, but as wildfllower honey is naturally produced it also digests quickly and gives the body a solid energy boost.
honey is made up of two forms of sugars, or simple carbohydrates, which are fructose and glucose
health benefits from wildflower honey:
may decrease allergy symptoms if honey is from a local source (which if you live near central Minnesota, you're good...we get our honey from bees in Northfield, MN)
honey is an all natural alternative to refined white table sugar or corn syrup
an all-around great snack, even by itself!
health benefits from sunflower seeds:
promotes cardiovascular and thyroid health, healthy cholesterol levels, healthy mood
great source of magnesium and selenium: a powerful antioxidant
another great-tasting snack on it's own, that's packed with goodness!
health benefits of pumpkin seeds:
promotes a healthy heart (magnesium), the immune system(zinc), prostate health, restful sleep (tryptophan), heatlhy liver
abundant in plant-based omega-3 fatty acids
beneficial for postmenopausal women
a high-fiber super food!
flax seeds contain a whole lot of omega-3 fatty acids(good fats), lignans(estrgoen and antioxidants), and fiber(both soluble and insoluble)
health benefits of flax seeds:
may reduce the risk of colon, breast and prostate cancer, lung disease, and cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, inflammation, and hot flashes
may help in reducing irregular heartbeat and heart failure
chia seeds contain antioxidants and nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and minerals that are beneficial to body health
health benefits of chia seeds:
regulate blood sugar
reduces triglycerides and cholesterol;
increases high density lipoprotein cholesterol
improves cardiovascular health
fights free radicals with their high antioxidant content
great for bone health (chia seeds are high in calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, and protein)
LOW SUGAR ADDED DRIED CRANBERRIES
chock-full of antioxidants, including phenlic acids, flavonoids, proanthocyanidins, and anthocyanin
health benefits of low sugar added dried cranberries:
can help regulate blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes
the antioxidants in dried cranberries can help reduce inflammation, which can reduce the risk of chronic health problems, such as heart disease and cancer
Raisins pack more nutrition than their small size might indicate. When grapes are dehydrated to produce raisins, the nutrients become more concentrated, making a handful of raisins a snack rich in B vitamins, iron and potassium
health benefits of raisins:
relief from constipation, acidosis, anemia, fever, and sexual dysfunction
help in attempts to gain weight in a healthy way
known to have a positive impact on eye health, dental care, and bone quality
can reduce hypertension and high blood pressure
high amounts of antioxidants in raisins help fight cancer causing free radicals
aids in healthy digestion