GRASSHOPPER PROTEIN POWDER
Grasshoppers are one of the most common insects consumed around the world. Grasshopper protein powder is an excellent source of protein and a highly nutritious and healthy food; containing an excellent content of fat, vitamins, fiber and minerals.
100% Grasshopper “Chapulín” in Spanish (Sphenarium purpurascens)
• Source of protein
Grasshopper protein powder is an alternate source of protein, highly nutritious and healthy. It contains a high content of amino acids and derivative which are essential for digestion.
• Source of vitamins
Rich in vitamin B12 and meets the average daily amount needed for an estimated 2,000
calorie dietary intake which is important for maintaining healthy neurons and blood cells.
• Source of Omega 3
An ideal source of linolenic acid; which is one of two essential fatty acids (the other being
linoleic acid), so called because they are necessary for health and cannot be produced within the human body. They must be acquired through diet. This acid helps to control blood clotting, build cell membranes in the brain and reduce inflammation.
• Source of Omega 6
An excellent source of linoleic acid which helps to maintain the health of cell membranes,
improve nutrient use, and establish and control cellular metabolism. It also produces
prostaglandins, which stimulate circulation via vasodilatation, strengthens the body’s immune system and suppresses inflammation. Which contributes to lowering the risk of coronary heart disease, reduction of body fat and blood pressure.
• Source of Omega 9
This oleic fatty acid has shown to increase HDL chloresterol and decrease LDL chloresterol; which may help eliminate plaque build up in the arteries and prevent the development of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.