The holidays are right around the corner and we want to help by offering some nutrient-dense, cozy winter gift options for you to share with your loved ones. Need a stocking stuffer or a gift for your Thanksgiving host? We’ve got more than ever this year. From clean skincare and organic t-shirts, to candles and house-made hot chocolate mixes. We however wanted to highlight our drink mixes this week by pointing out some of the powerful ingredients which lie within. Gift the gift of health this year.
Organic P.S. & Co. Classic Hot Chocolate Mix
Organic Coconut Milk Powder
Coconut milk has an abundance of nutrients including essential amino acids, dietary minerals, zinc, iron, manganese, and potassium (1). Zinc, an essential trace element, helps to boost immune health, metabolism function, and is crucial for gene expression (The process by which a gene gets turned on in a cell to make RNA and proteins)(2). Iron is a mineral that the body needs for development and growth which helps to boost energy, immunity, and assists in concentration and memory (3). Manganese assists in bone health and the connective tissues in the body(4). Potassium, a vital mineral and electrolyte, plays an important role in the body to help support healthy nerve and muscle function(5).
Organic P.S. & Co. Spicy Hot Chocolate Mix
Active compounds, flavonols and methylxanthines are very prominent in cacao/chocolate(6). Flavonols contain B2, B3, C1 procyanidins, catechin and derivatives. In recent history, the antioxidant properties of said compounds have caught the public’s interest. Pulled directly from plants, antioxidants are known to prevent and delay certain types of cell damage in the body. Providing anti-inflammatory benefits as well, studies have also shown that cacao has reduced obesity-related inflammation(7).
Organic P.S. & Co. Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Mix
Organic Cinnamon - Contains strong antioxidant, anti-tumor, and anti-inflammatory properties(8).
Organic Nutmeg - Supports gut health and the nervous system. Nutmeg has shown antioxidant and antimicrobial effects (9).
Organic Clove - Contains antioxidants, can help to treat inflammation, diabetes, abdominal pain, and hypertension. May also promote brain health, warding off Alzheimer’s Disease(10).
Organic Allspice - May help to relieve indigestion and contains anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties(11).
Organic Ginger - Can promote healthy aging, is immune-boosting, and possess antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties(12).
Organic P.S. & Co. Golden Turmeric Latte Mix