6 Super Foods Available at Jungle Jims International Market

6 “Super Foods” Available at Jungle Jim’s

Manuka Honey
Honey

Why is it a Super Food?
Manuka honey is made from bees that feed on manuka bush. Native to New Zealand, manuka raw honey is loaded with minerals, enzymes, and antioxidants and can also aid in improving the good gut bacteria.

Where to find it in the Jungle?
Fairfield: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 6
Eastgate: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 1 and Herb N Jungle in the Wellness Set

 

Matcha Green Tea
Tea

Why is it a Super Food?
Matcha green tea is full of antioxidants, including a polyphenol called EGCG, which has been linked to weight loss and cancer prevention. Matcha green tea has at least three times greater EGCG than the amount available from other green tea. Matcha will rev up metabolism, help lower cholesterol, and stabilize blood sugar. A cup will give you the same boost as coffee, but without the jitters.

Where to find it in the Jungle?
Fairfield: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 7 and Herb N Jungle
Eastgate: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 3 (in tea bag form) and Yellow Aisle 3 in International Department (in powder form)

 

Avocado Oil
Oil

Why is it a Super Food?
Avocado oil is the edible oil pressed from the pulp of avocados. Avocado oil has the same healthy amount monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids as olive oil. Avocado oil is rich in monounsaturated oleic acid (OA). OA can inhibit the absorption of dietary cholesterol and triglyceride by blocking their transport into your bloodstream. OA can also raise your high density
lipoprotein (HDL) level, which further protects you from cardiovascular diseases.
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Fairfield: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 9 and Herb N Jungle

Eastgate: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 2 and Herb N Jungle in the Oils, and Green Aisle 5 in International Department

Beet Juice
Beet

Why is it a Super Food?
For athletics looking for a natural way to improve performance, look no further than beet juice. Drinking beet juice helps to improves blood flow by balancing oxygen use and increasing stamina which allows your body to perform better to exercise. It is also has been associated with lowering
blood pressure.
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Fairfield: Natural Foods Dept. between Aisle 7 and 8
Eastgate: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 4

Cacoa Nibs or Powder
Nibs

Why is it a Super Food?
Cacao is raw chocolate. It is chocolate without the added sugar and dairy. They have been found to help remove toxins from your body, can aid in weight loss and a powerful antidepressant. Who can be depressed while eating chocolate! They are one of the best dietary sources of magnesium and a good source of calcium, iron and potassium.
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Fairfield: Natural Foods Dept. Aisle 1
Eastgate: Natural Foods Dept., at the start of Aisle 2

Shichimi TogarashiShichimi Togarashi

Why is it a Super Food?
Shichimi Togarashi (translation: seven chiles also called Japanese pepper) is a Japanese spice. It is blend of seven different spices including chili powder, orange peel, black and white sesame seeds and seaweed. It offers flavor without added salt. It’s blend is rich in antioxidants and may help lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.
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Fairfield: International Department Orange Aisle 3
Eastgate: International Department Yellow Aisle 2