Month: July 2016

July 24, 2016 admin No comments exist

The Smoothie Algo

Prodiet Smoothie Algo

The team at New Age Nutrition has been searching for delicious & healthy break for mornings. Mornings are the ideal time to rejuvenate your body with healthy and nutritious stuff. And what better way than to gulp through nutritious smoothie based on our Prodiet Spirulina.

We were trying various combinations with different greens, nuts, fruits & veggies. The search led us to create an algorithm sort of recipe for Smoothies. One may vary the ingredients, however, the steps and subsets remain more or less same. Follow the steps and make your own version of Spirulina Smoothies.

Steps to achieve glassful of healthy Spirulina smoothie

 

Step 1. Start with greens, a handful of kale or spinach or a scoop of raw green Prodiet Spirulina.

Step 2.  Add a fruit like carrot, banana or berries for adding anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins.

Step 3. Choose a fiber – from hemp , chia or watermelon seeds and keep things moving.

Step 4. Include a protein – Prodiet Spirulina, Nut butter, or any other Protein supplement.

Step 5. Choose fat with lower cholestrol from coconut, avocado or flax.

Step 6. Add liquid from coconut water, almond milk, green tea or lime zest.

Step 7. Get a boost from Apple cider, minced ginger, pomegranate.

Blend all ingredients and add some stevia for the sweetness. You have a glassful of healthy Smoothie within minutes.

 

Nutrition value of Prodiet at a glance

Presented here is a brief recap of nutrition value of Prodiet Spirulina. For every 100 grams of Prodiet Spirulina, there are 60~70 grams of protein, a total of 290 calories. Compare that to 100 grams of animal food and you will only find 26 grams of protein within 250 calories. However, you won’t be making spirulina patties anytime soon. 100 grams of spirulina may be equal to quarter  a bottle, depending on how it is sold. But a small teaspoon of spirulina can add upto 4 grams of protein to your shake.

 

Vitamin breakdown: Thiamine, Riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, iron,  zinc, beta-carotene, and chlorophyll. There are many other vitamins present, albeit in much smaller quantities. Its an all natural, powerhouse supplement that’s great for immunity and detoxifying the body.

 

Why we prefer to go Smoothie way?

Spirulina is kind of treated as a add-on to recipes. Most online recipes seem to incorporate just a toss of spirulina, under-utilizing its flavor. It is a tricky food since it tends to make everything bright green. The fastest and perhaps easiest way to get it in your system is to mix a teaspoon with a cup of almond milk or orange juice. Benefits galore, we are now believing in “A teaspoon of Spirulina a day, will keep the doctor away”.

 

Let us know, if you tried any variants of this! keep out an eye for Patties recipe soon.

July 16, 2016 admin 1 comment

 

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Prodiet spirulina health nutrition

 

You must heard about nutrient packed “powder house” gaining popularity quickly known as ProdietNew Age Nutrition presents the nutrition power of Prodiet Spirulina.

“Prodiet” Spirulina – Nutrient Information

A single tablespoon (7 grams) of dried spirulina powder packs upto

  • Protein: 5 grams
  • Vitamin B1 (Thiamin): 11% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 15% of the RDA
  • Vitamin B3 (Niacin): 4% of the RDA
  • Copper: 21% of the RDA
  • Iron: 11% of the RDA
  • Magnesium, potassium, zinc, and phosphours in good amounts along with other minerals
  • Packed with antioxidants like zeaxanthin

Spirulina comes with only about 20 calories and 1.7 grams of digestible carbohydrates. Phycocyanin in Spirulina can fight free radicals and inhibit production of inflammatory signaling molecules.

Here are a few more reasons why spirulina is considered a nutritional powerhouse..

  1. Best known source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA,an important fatty acid for heart and joints).
  2. One of the best sources of supplement for detoxification.
  3. Spirulina has Incredible protein content — it’s 65% to 75% protein by weight.
  4. It contains all of the essential 8 amino acids and 10 of the 12 non-essential amino acids.
  5. Prodiet is enriched with important phyto-nutrients such as GLA, chlorophyll, c-phycocyanin &other carotenoids.

WHY IS “Prodiet” Spirulina CALLED A COMPLETE FOOD?

Spirulina has everything you need to live on, more than any other grain, plant or anything!  It’s nutritious, digestible and bio-available. Furthermore, to match nutrition from one tsp of Spirulina, you will have to eat:

  • 3 ounces fresh wheat grass juice for the Chlorophyll
  • 20 ounces of spinach for the iron
  • 16 medium carrots for the beta carotene
  • 2 cups of brown rice for the potassium
  • 8 ounces of top sirloin for the protein and ~B-12
  • 6 medium raw wheat germ for the Vitamin E
  • 3 capsules of Evening Primrose Oil for the GLA
  • 4 glasses of cow’s milk for the calcium

We can conclude that Prodiet Spirulina may be the most nutritious food on the planet.

 

How to take “Prodiet” Spirulina?

Spirulina comes in various forms capsules, tablets, powders and flakes. The recommended daily dose is typically between three to five grams. Buy natural Spirulina from New Age Nutrition and as a result see improvement in the health of your family and yourself.

July 5, 2016 admin No comments exist
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Spiulina energy globes

Spirulina Energy Globes are packed with nutrients, especially minerals to keep you fueled and energized throughout the day. They’re basically #NewAgeNutrition take on Protein bars with a boost of health nutrients.

Spirulina Energy Globes is a great way to introduce Spirulina to most – it’s also a great way to “disguise” blue-green algae for the little ones or anyone else who has an aversion to greens! They’re chewy, sweet, rich in flavor and in plant-based protein. A protein-packed portable snack using energizing foods such as nuts, seeds and Spirulina, and highly portable which can be a quick snack on the go.

Nutrition in Spirulina Energy Globes

  • Vitamins | A, E, rich in B vitamins
  • Minerals | almost all ingredients are “good” sources (containing 10-19% of the daily value),
    • Iron, Calcium, Zinc, Copper
    • Potassium, Phosphorus
    • Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium
  • Antioxidants | from each ingredient!
  • Fiber | contains both soluble and insoluble from all ingredients, especially the flax seeds and dried fruits
  • Healthy fats | omega-3 and omega-6 from the Prodiet Spirulina, nuts, seeds, almond butter, raw cocoa powder, and shredded coconut
  • Protein | contains all essential amino acids from nuts, seeds, almond butter, and of course the Prodiet spirulina powder

TIP if you are allergic to any particular nut/seed or the coconut in this recipe,substitute it for a different type of nut or seed. Based on your taste preferences, keep or eliminate use of coconut. Use honey/stevia to sweeten the taste.

Prep time:  30 mins, Total time:  30 mins

 

 INGREDIENTS 

  •  1 cup organic raw almonds
  • 1 cup organic raw almonds
  • 1 cup organic dates, soaked (keep 3-4 Tbs. of the water you soaked the dates in)
  • ¼ cup dried apricots
  • ¼ cup pistachio nuts
  • ¼ cup organic raw almond butter
  • 2 tablespoon ground flax seed
  • 2 heaping tablespoons raw cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of shredded coconut into the mixture (have 2-3 tablespoons for rolling)
  • 1-2 tablespoon natural spirulina
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all the nuts and seeds in a food processor or high speed blender to pulse until broken down (you can choose to leave some chunks or pulse until fine).
  2. Pour the processed almonds, pistachios, and flax seed into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Combine softened dates and apricots, in a food processor/blender
  4. Add the nut/seed mixture with the dates/apricots into the blender.
  5. Combine until the mixture resembles a sticky, thick “batter”.
  6. Place the combined mixture into a large mixing bowl and fold the remaining ingredients manually (that’s right, get those hands messy…really messy!)
  7. Place the “batter” into the freezer for about 10 minutes or until cooled.
  8. Take a Tbs. or a small ice-cream scooper to measure the batter.
  9. Gently roll the Tbs. of “batter” into your hands until a small ball forms.
  10. Once you have formed all the “batter” into small balls, you may roll them into the 2-3 Tbs. of shredded coconut (this is optional)
  11. Store in the refrigerator for 2-3 days OR you may keep them in the freezer and grab and go for a quick snack.

Let us know if you modified any of ingredients with something of your preference. We would love to hear about your receipe mods.