OUR PRODUCTS & Health Benefits
From a nutritional standpoint, not many foods measure up to the quality and quantity of nutrients packed inside a banana. A medium-sized banana provides about 105 calories with virtually no fat, cholesterol or sodium. They are an excellent source of potassium, a mineral important for regulating blood pressure, fluid balance, heart health plus good nerve and muscle function. A banana can help prevent muscle cramps after exercise. They also provide a good source of vitamins C and B6, as well as magnesium.
Bananas are an excellent source of carbohydrate, our main source of energy. An average seven-inch banana contains about 27 grams of total carbohydrate. For persons with diabetes, bananas can be worked into one's overall carbohydrate-controlled meal plan as part of a meal or as a healthy snack to aid with stable blood sugars.
Nutrients in oranges are plentiful and diverse. The fruit is low in calories, contains no saturated fats or cholesterol, but rich in dietary fiber, pectin. Pectin, by its virtue as a bulk laxative, helps protect the mucosa of the colon by decreasing its exposure time to toxic substances as well as by binding to cancer-causing chemicals in the colon. By binding to bile acids in the colon, pectin has also been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels by decreasing its re-absorption in the colon. Citrus fruits, as such have long been valued for their wholesome nutritious and antioxidant properties. It is a scientifically established fact that citrus fruits especially oranges by their abundance of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals can benefit in many ways.
Russet, red, white & yellow potatoes are high in potassium, which has been shown to lower blood pressure, and is high in Vitamin C, which promotes the immune system and helps to fight cancer. Potatoes are fat-free, cholesterol-free and sodium-free (less than 5mg per 85 g).
Onions contain a number of important vitamins and minerals. Onions contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which has been shown to protect against cataracts, heart disease, and cancer. They may also help prevent bone-density loss and osteoporosis and have anti-inflammatory benefits.
Watermelon is a good source of Vitamin A, which protects eye health, protects against emphysema and improves lung health. It also contains Vitamin C, which boosts the immune system, fights cancer and can discourage stroke and heart attack. Watermelon contains lycopene, an antioxidant that helps fight cancer and other diseases; it is fat-free, cholesterol-free, very low sodium and high in Vitamins A and C.