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Fox nuts anti-aging nourishing powder
Fox nuts have several benefits, such as antioxidant, free radical scavenging and immuno-modulatory activities

Gainswell Trading
300 grams
Singapore

fox nuts powder

Fox nuts (Euryle Ferox), seeds from lotuses. are nutritionally distinct from nuts and seeds. They are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and zinc. Lotus seeds are also low in sodium and high in protein.

Their low sodium and high magnesium content makes them useful for those suffering from heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. These seeds have been used extensively in traditional Oriental and Chinese medicine for their health benefits and are valued for their nutritional and healing properties.

These seeds contain an anti-aging enzyme, which is believed to help repair damaged proteins. Fox nuts are also known to contain kaempferol, a natural flavonoid also found in coffee which prevents inflammation and aging.

It is believed that roasted fox nuts make a coffee substitute. In addition, fox nuts are high on phyto-nutrients (disease fighting nutrients) including alkaloids, gallic acid, saponins.

Most significantly, the glycemic index of lotus seed is significantly lower than most high carbohydrate foods like rice, bread and others. It appears that lotus seeds may have a beneficial effect on diabetic individuals, and may be one of the more appropriate foods for them.

According to Ayurveda and TCM, fox nuts have astringent properties that have specific benefits to the kidneys, helping to restore vital energy within the body.

[ Other benefits ]

  1. Fox Nuts are considered superior to dry fruits such as almonds, walnut, cashew nut and coconut in terms of sugar, protein, ascorbic acid and phenol content.

  2. It is high on anti oxidant and thus acts an anti-aging food, helping in preventing white hair, wrinkles, premature ageing etc.

  3. It is high in fiber and so helps to avoid constipation. They help the body to flush out the waste and thus prevent the accumulation of toxins.

  4. It is also an aphrodisiac, thus helping in fertility issues like premature ejaculation, increasing the quality of semen and also helps women in overcoming infertility.

  5. These nuts are low on saturated fats and Sodium and high on Magnesium, Potassium and helps in controlling high blood pressure and diabetes too.

  6. It helps in controlling palpitation and insomnia as has calming properties.

  7. It helps in reliving arthritis-numbness and pain in joints.

  8. As it is has astringent properties it also helps cure diarrhea and have better appetite.

  9. It strengthens the body and reduces burning sensation and quenches thirst.

  10. These nuts are a type of seed that could be included in the daily cereals or soup to maintain good health. Since it has good amount of protein it is considered apt snack for vegetarians. But, because it is neutral in taste, usually no one prefers to eat it raw.

http://goqii.com/blog/fox-nut-the-lotus-seeds-and-its-nutritional-benefits/

[ Usage ]

Mix a teaspoon of powder and mix with hot water, it will become a white, gluey consistency. Delicious and nourishing, can be used in desserts and soups.

[ Ingredients ]

Finely ground fox nuts (Euryle Ferox) 100%