Jamaica Nutritional Values
When it comes to antioxidant content, hibiscus beats out green tea, but hibiscus still lacks the weight of clinical evidence. There are only a few hundred studies published on hibiscus, compared to thousands on green tea, but hibiscus does appear to have anti-inflammatory properties, help lower high blood pressure, help lower uric acid levels in gout sufferers, and improve cholesterol and triglyceride levels in pre-diabetics and diabetics. Like chamomile (see Red Tea, Honeybush, & Chamomile), hibiscus tea also appears to inhibit the growth of human cancer cells in a petri dish. You know there’s something to it when the meat industry tries adding hibiscus to their burgers to make them less carcinogenic.
Dried fruit is very versatile. They're wonderful in granola and muffins. Mix with nuts or seeds for trail mixes. Jackfruit is a great replacement for pineapple on pizza, or blended into a liquado! You can even find some great recipes here on our website.
|Total Fat ||65 ||585 ||58500 % |
|Saturated Fat ||0 ||0 ||0 % |
|Total Trans Fat ||0 ||0 ||0 % |
|Polyunsaturated Fat ||0 ||0 ||0 % |
|Monounsaturated Fat ||0 ||0 ||0 % |
|Total Carbohydrate ||300 ||1200 ||120000 % |
|Dietary Fiber ||0 || || |
|Sugars ||0 ||0 ||0 % |
|Protein ||4 ||16 ||1600 % |
|Alcohol ||- || || |