Baobab Fruit

Baobab fruit is highly nutritious and full of naturally occurring vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Baobab can be used as part of a calorie controlled diet, as a daily supplement, and as a natural medicine.

Baobab fruit can help suffers with conditions such as, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Gout, Constipation, Kidney Disease, Osteoporosis, IBS and ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy).

Why Use Baobab?

Below are some vital facts about Baobab fruit powder

  • 10 x the antitoxidant level of oranges
  • 6 x more Vitamin C than oranges
  • 6 x more antitoxidants than cranberries, blueberries and blackberries
  • 6 x more potassium than a banana
  • 2 x more antitoxidants than goji berries
  • More iron than read meat
  • More magnesium than spinach
  • More than twice the calcium level of milk
  • Valuable aid in the prevention and treatment of gastric and IBS disorders
  • Effective in treating osteoporosis, varicose veins and haemorrhoids
  • Beneficial to anaemics, anorexics, smokers and athletes.
  • Excellent ingredient in diets for diabetics (notably type II Diabetes).
  • Displays antioxidant capacity by fighting against the formation of free radicals.
  • Ideal in pre-biotic formulations, and stimulates the intestinal micro flora.
  • Great complement in diets for celiac diseases.
  • Good for vegans and vegetarians.
  • Antiviral properties.
  • Energy Booster.
  • Gluten free and ready-to-mix.

Baobab Nutritional Value

Energetic Value (Kcal) – 175 / 100g
Energetic Value (Kj) – 750 / 100g
Proteins – 2.9g / 100g
Fats – 0.4g / 100g
Total Carbohydrates – 39.0g / 100g
Dietary Fibre – 45.9g / 100g
Sodium – 0.2mg / 100g
Proteins

Average values of animo acids per 100g of protein

Proline – 2.35g
Histidine – 2.71g
Leucine – 8.41mg
Lysine – 14.62g
Arginine – 6.04g
Isoleucine – 10.73g
Methionine – 4.92g
Cysteine – 11.32g
Glutamic acid – 4.02g
Valine – 1.62g
Tyrosine – 4.21g
Tryptophan – 1.49g
Threonine – 2.96g
Dietary Fibres

Average values per 100g of fruit pulp

Soluble dietary fibres – 23g / 100g
Insoluble dietary fibres – 23g / 100g
Sugars

Average values per 100g of fruit pulp

Glucose – 8.47g / 100g
Fructose – 17.93g / 100g
Sucrose – 10.21g / 100g
Minerals

Average values per 100g of fruit pulp

Calcium – 300mg / 100g
Phosphorus – 96-210mg / KG
Iron – 7mg / 100g
Potassium – 2.31mg / 100g
Manganese – 0.60-0.90mg / 100g
Vitamins

Vitamin C – 295mg / 100g
Vitamin A – 200mcg / 100g
Vitamin B1 (thiamin) – 0.04mg / 100g
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.06mg / 100g
Vitamin B6 (piridoxin) – 2.13mg / 100g
Vitamin PP (niacin) – 2.16mg / 100g