Health Benefits

Grassroots Granookies® are packed with good-for-your-health ingredients that are delicious, nutritious and all-natural.

Apricots
• contain vitamin A which helps ensure good vision. As a powerful antioxidant, it helps fight free radical damage to cells and tissues
high beta-carotene content makes it vital component for heart health

Buckwheat
high in fiber
contains 8 essential amino acids
contains minerals including: phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper and manganese
contains a rich supply of flavonoids
lowers glucose levels
beneficial for managing diabetes
found to lower blood pressure and reduce cholesterol
good source of Alpha-Linolenic Acid, one of the two essential fatty acids for optimum health

Chia Seeds
contains a high fiber content
rich source of omega-3 fatty acids
contains 3 times more antioxidants than blueberries
contains more calcium than milk
contains more iron than spinach
better source of protein than beans or soy

Cinnamon
studies show that just ½ teaspoon of cinnamon per day can lower LDL cholesterol and may also have a regulatory effect on blood sugar

Cocoa Powder (for Chocolate Chip Granookies only)
one cup of cocoa has almost three times the antioxidants as a cup of green tea
includes flavonoids—capable of acting as antioxidants to counteract cellular damage
may help lower blood pressure and improve blood flow

Flax Seeds
have a high content of alpha linolenic acids (ALA)—an omega-3 fatty acid similar to those found in fish
benefits include lowering total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels; may also help lower blood triglyceride and blood pressure
rich in lignan, another antioxidant, which provides fiber; may also play a pivotal role in cancer prevention

Millet
good source of nutrients including manganese (known to lower high blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart attack), phosphorus, magnesium 
   and niacin (also known as vitamin B3 which helps to lower high cholesterol)
millet and other whole grains can help with Type 2 diabetes

Pumpkin Seeds
contain vitamins B ,C, D, E and K and minerals including: calcium, potassium and phosphorus
source of carbohydrates, amino acids and unsaturated fatty acids

Sunflower Seeds
• excellent source of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant, which also helps in the prevention of cardiovascular disease
• packed with protein, fiber, minerals, healthy fats and phytochemicals

Agave
sweetener with a low glycemic index, preventing spikes in blood sugar