Sprout Living - Epic Plant-Based Protein Vanilla Lucuma - 16 oz. (1 lb)
Sprout Living Epic Plant-Based Protein Vanilla Lucuma starts with their organic plant proteins, which are handpicked for their balanced and complete protein content, natural bioavailability and rich nutritional synergies and provide 19 grams of complete protein per serving. Lucuma, the “Gold of the Incas,” is a deliciously sweet, potent source of beta-carotene and niacin that is paired with Vanilla Bean, which adds an unmistakable flavor as well as a natural compound called vanillin, a powerful antioxidant. Baobab, the “Upside Down Tree,” then provides numerous naturally-occurring phytochemicals as well as high levels of vitamin C, resulting in an incredibly dynamic, superfood-enriched protein powder that will help boost and strengthen your body.
Epic Plant-Based Protein Vanilla Lucuma Benefits:
- 19 grams of protein per serving
- Multi-source complete protein
- Essential whole superfoods
- Complete amino acid profile
- Bioavailable and highly assimilable
- Balanced ratio of BCAAs
- Ideal for healthy, active and fit lifestyle
Sprout Living's Epic Blend is truly an evolution of how they understand protein and its complex connection to your body. Multiple plant protein sources provide a full spectrum of essential and non-essential amino acids with a robust concentration of BCAAs (Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine), building a complete and highly assimilable plant protein. Complementing the blend with nutrients such as omega fatty acids from Sacha Inchi and a wide range of antioxidants from Cranberry Seeds, in addition to countless others, creates a powerful fuel that maximizes your body's ability to synthesize protein, recover from strenuous workout and grow lean body tissue.
Sprouted Brown Rice
Rice has been one of the ultimate food staples of the human diet since prehistoric times - and brown rice is healthiest option. Sprouted (or germinated) brown rice contains high quantities of ferulic acid, lysine, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E, vitamin B 6, thiamine, naicin, protein and dietary fiber. This heart-healthy, antioxidant-rich grain helps fight diabetes, depression, cancer, cholesterol and skin disorders, as well as providing benefits to the cardiovascular system, digestive system, brain and nervous system.\
Yellow peas, also called split peas, have been consumed as an important dietary staple since 6000 BC. They are rich in protein, fiber, B-vitamins, essential minerals and isoflavones, which are helpful in reducing the risk of breast and prostate cancer. Eating yellow peas can also help lower cholesterol, maintain heart health, remove plaque from the blood, stabilize blood sugar levels in diabetics (while still providing energy) and even help prevent diabetes.
Sacha inchi, aka "the Inca Peanut," is a highly nutritious plant that grows in the South America, especially in the Peruvian highlands. Sacha inchi is packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin E and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. It is thought to reduce abdominal fat, help people lose weight due to its high quantity of tryptophan, and moderate cholesterol.
Native to North America and used as a food source as early as the 16th century by Native Americans, cranberries are an immune-boosting, health-promoting superfruit. With high amounts of vitamin C, vitamin E and fiber, the consumption of cranberries supports the health of the heart, urinary tract system, blood vessels, and stomach, as well as improving cholesterol.
Antioxidant-rich ginger root – used medicinally in Asia for over 2000 years – has incredibly anti-inflammatory properties and is a powerful antidote to nausea, digestive problems and motion sickness. It also helpful for relieving arthritic pain, improving cognitive function, enhancing digestion and absorption of fat, lowering risk of heart attack and reducing vertigo. Ginger root is even thought to fight cancer.
Indigenous cultures such as the Aztecs and Mayans first cultivated vanilla bean, native to Mexico, for the plant’s bountiful health benefits and rich flavor. The crop was eventually brought to Europe by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in the 1520s. Vanilla bean has incredibly antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties, due to the compound vanillin. Vanilla bean is also rich in B-complex vitamins, including niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, riboflavin and vitamin B-6. These vitamins help regulate the metabolism and nervous system function.
Ceylon cinnamon comes from the sweetly scented bark of a small tree native to Sri Lanka and has been used since 2700 BC in Chinese medicine. Boasting many more health benefits than the supermarket variety, it is often called "true cinnamon." Today, it is valued as a superfood for its incredible properties, including its ability to lower blood sugar in diabetics, treat digestive disorders, improve cholesterol, increase blood circulation and ease arthritic pain.
Peru's lucuma fruit - cultivated and eaten since the time of the ancient Incans - is very nutrient-dense, and offers loads of iron, beta-carotene, vitamin B3, zinc, magnesium, calcium and other vitamins and minerals, as well as a healthy dose of protein, antioxidants, and dietary fiber. It is shown to boost the immune system, lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation, and offer cancer-protection.
Heirloom Red Banana
Heirloom red bananas (fun fact: they are classified as an herb, not a fruit) are softer and sweeter than the more commonly consumed yellow bananas, and are raspberry-flavored. They are very high in vitamin C, vitamin D, potassium, beta-carotene, and fiber. Consumption of red bananas may help reduce heart disease and diabetes.
The Jerusalem artichoke, or sunchoke, is a highly nutritional root vegetable that boosts the immune system, rids the body of dangerous toxins, prevents constipation, and fights intestinal bacteria. This potato-like superfood contains a large quantity of the prebiotic fiber called inulin, as well as a wide array of vitamins and minerals.
Baobab fruit, found in Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Australia, has been used as food and medicine source since ancient times. A true super fruit, baobab is rich in vitamin c, potassium, calcium, fiber, magnesium, and healthy antioxidants. The consumption of baobab fruit can also increase energy levels and reduce fatigue, boost the immune system, promote healthy skin, aide mental clarity, and many other incredible health benefits.
Himalayan Pink Sea Salt
Iodine-rich pink Himalayan sea salt, hand-mined from the famous mountain range itself, is thought to be the purest salt in the world. Naturally mineral-rich and lower in sodium than table salt, it has been shown to increase hydration, prevent muscle cramping, strengthen bones, and help improve circulation and metabolic functions.
Stevia, a small herb native to South America and used for centuries by indigenous cultures, is a safe, delicious low-calorie sweetener that helps control blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol, as well as treating heartburn, gingivitis and osteoporosis.
Comprehensive Amino Acid Profile
Epic Protein provides a complete spectrum of high quality amino acids which serve as building blocks for proteins. Amino acids are the most crucial element for protein synthesis, muscle regeneration and growth, quick workout recovery and the development of lean body tissue. Epic Protein supplies all of the essential and non-essential amino acids. Especially important is our concentration of BCAAs (branch chain amino acids). These specific amino acids - Isoleucine, Valine, and Leucine - are crucial for athletes because they can help promote muscle mass, prolong endurance and intensity during strenuous workouts.
Sprout Living Story
My brother and I are very fortunate to have been raised in a mindful environment where what you eat was always seen as more than just "what you eat". However, it wasn't until one seemingly random day that we truly began to appreciate what we already intuitively believed. It was a typically hot Florida afternoon when my big brother brought home a huge box of sprouts. We were eating some varieties of sprouts I have never even heard of by the handful. That's when something magical happened. We both just stopped and looked at each other - there was no question that we were thinking the exact same thing. It was truly an incredible moment. We have never before felt such an immediate impact and force from food like we did from these sprouts.
So how was Sprout Living born? Well, we are both naturally entrepreneurial in mind and caring at heart; and in a state of bliss and epiphany we came to the realization that this power needs to be made available to everyone. For some time, we offered fresh sprouts delivered right to your door. Logistical issues eventually deterred us from this service, but we still knew we had to share the power of sprouts…but how?
After another fresh-sprout-munching session in search of more answers, we discovered our next step - freeze drying. A relatively new idea at the time, we knew this was the secret to harnessing the power of sprouts, and essentially any living plant, into a shelf-stable and virtually unharmed product!
We were both very active and found that we were 1. not getting enough protein and 2. compensating for that with 'junk' protein. Aside from an abundant amount of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, sprouts are an extremely potent source of easily digestible protein. Before we even realized it, Sproutein was on the market.
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Sprout Living is a market-leading provider of pure and potent plant-based protein powders and functional foods that are made exclusively from raw, vegan, organic and kosher superfoods. For the past three years, we have been innovating and distributing an exclusive line of plant-based functional foods that are more than just raw, vegan, organic, kosher, and hypoallergenic, but also completely free of gluten, nuts and soy. At Sprout Living, artificial sweeteners, "natural" flavorings, coloring agents, preservatives and fillers are never considered, ensuring that our company's unwavering goal of providing the highest quality products is upheld.
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