At WARI Superfoods, we've been supporting the consumption of sustainable superfoods for more than 10 years.
It’s the exceptionally health-boosting characteristics of chia seeds that make nutritionists sit up and take notice. High in protein, omega-3 represents and impressive 75 percent of the total oil content. These little seeds are also rich in valuable amino acids, antioxidants and flavonoids. From Peruvian Andes to your table!
In the sixteenth century, when the Spanish invaders conquered Mexico, they discovered that the Aztecs were collecting a “new food” from the lake, drying it in the sun to produce a green cake. These cakes were mixed with food and cooked into bread, or simply consumed with water by marathon runners to keep up their strength on long treks. Spirulina has reemerged to become a worldwide phenomenon, being hailed as a superfood due to its high concentration of protein, vitamins, minerals, nutrients, cartenoids, and antioxidants.
Considered one of the ‘lost crops of the Andes’, Maca root is a biennial plant from South America, being used by the Incas, considered so potent and valuable that was used by the ancient Peruvians as currency for trade and played an important role as a powerful plant medicine for 3,000 or more years, and also was carried by the Inca soldiers into battle to fortify their strength, ferocity, and endurance.
Is the bean of the cocoa tree, native to South America. Cocoa consumption dates back to the ancient Aztecs, who consumed a beverage made from roasted cocoa beans mixed with vanilla and other spices and also traded the beans as currency. Nowadays, chocolate is widely consumed and treasured for its purported mood-elevating effects. However, cocoa in its raw form contains considerable amounts of health- promoting nutrients, some of which are found only in the cocoa bean.
Dwelling in the surreal Andes Mountains of South America for thousands of years, the Quinoa is a miraculous Superfood that can help feed the world, being packed with protein, fiber, all the essential amino acids and lots vitamins and minerals that are needed in a healthy balance diet.