Nutrition for a healthier you

In today’s society, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of consuming a diet that is healthy, nutritious and individual to their needs. Orgran products have been developed with your wellbeing in mind and are based on only natural ingredients for people who demand a healthier lifestyle. Elite athletes, coeliacs, diabetics, people with food allergies and sensitivities all over the world have one thing in common; they are all demanding better choices when it comes to health and nutrition. Alternative grain nutrition is a simple way to get a far greater variety of grains into your diet. Supergrains such as Quinoa, Amaranth, Chia, Buckwheat and Millet, known for their superior nutritional qualities, are incorporated within products in the range. These grains offer superior nutrition compared to modern mainstream grains.

Alternative Grains

Various grains are used in the production of Orgran products. Each of these grains offers nutrition and delivers various benefits to your body.

Amaranth
Nutrition
  • Has one of the highest levels of protein of any grain
  • Also has high levels of dietary fibre
  • Contains eight essential amino acids and is cholesterol free
  • Contains calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and Vitamins A and C
Benefits
  • Has a strengthening, toning effect on the body
  • Is easily digested, making it especially useful for very active people, vegetarians, and pregnant and breastfeeding women
Buckwheat
Nutrition

Provides:

  • Vitamins B1 and B2
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphate
  • Iron
  • Contains the bioflavonoid (Vitamin P)
Benefits

Rutin, a bioflavonoid, has been known to have an effect on:

  • reducing cholesterol
  • lowering blood pressure
  • maintaining the strength and flexibility of capillaries
  • assisting with varicose veins
  • reducing the risk of hardening of arteries
  • reducing LDL (bad cholesterol)
  • discouraging obesity
  • assisting with blood sugar control, therefore reducing the risk of diabetes
  • helping prevent gallstones
Chia
Nutrition
  • Dietary fibre
  • Protein
  • Omega-3 & 6 fatty acids
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Zinc
Benefits
  • Combat diabetes
  • Stronger teeth and bones
  • Improve Heart Health
  • Reducing inflammation
  • Lowering cholesterol
  • Regulating bowel function
  • Rich in antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals, aging and cancer
Corn
Nutrition
  • Rich in fibre, folate, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, copper, iron and selenium
  • It also has small amounts of potassium
  • Vitamin B (Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Niacin, Riboflavin, Folate)
  • It has traces of Vitamin A and Vitamin E
Benefits

May help:

  • the generation of new cells – especially important before and during pregnancy
  • lower cholesterol levels and help reduce the risk of colon cancer
  • lower blood sugar levels in diabetics
  • skin care, boosting nervous system and digestion
Millet
Nutrition

A good source of:

  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Magnesium
  • Laetrile (Vitamin B17)
Benefits

Alkaline pH balance which neutralises stomach acids. May help:

  • with digestive or stomach complaints
  • fat metabolism, body tissue repair and creating energy
  • lower cholesterol
Psylium
Nutrition
  • Is a great source of:
  • Fibre
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Selenium
  • Silica
  • Sodium
  • Sulphur
  • Zinc
Benefits

May help conditions such as:

  • high cholesterol
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • hyperglycemia

It may also relieve:

  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • diverticulitis
  • mucus colitis
  • cystitis
  • gastrointestinal ulcers
Quinoa
Nutrition
  • A complete protein, meaning it contains all nine essential amino acids
  • A great source of magnesium, iron, copper and phosphorus
Benefits
  • Aids digestions, regulates your blood sugar and keeps your heart healthy.
  • May also be effective in preventing and treating: – Atherosclerosis – Breast cancer – Diabetes – Insulin resistance
Rice
Nutrition
  • Low sodium content
  • Cholesterol free
  • Contains useful quantities of potassium, the B vitamins, thiamin and niacin
  • Good source of proteins, phosphorus, iron and zinc
Benefits
  • Is a complex carbohydrate, which means that it contains starch and fibre. Complex carbohydrates are digested slowly, allowing the body to utilise the energy released over a longer period
  • Antioxidants contain anti-cancer properties and may also protect against heart disease
Rice Bran
Nutrition
  • One of the richest sources of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants found in nature
  • Possesses an abundance of insoluble fibre, the most important component of “whole grain foods”
Benefits

Contains:

  • High levels of Vitamin B
  • More than 70 Antioxidants & Cofactors
  • Vitamin E complex with complete Tocotrienol and Tocopherol profile

Has shown potential in alleviating the symptoms of:

  • high cholesterol
  • high blood pressure
  • arthritis
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • cardiovascular disease
  • Reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes

Its filling fibre content can also aid in the fight against obesity.

Sorghum
Nutrition

Contains:

  • High levels of protein
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin B
  • Nicotinic acid
  • Is a rich source of micronutrients (minerals and vitamins).
Benefits
  • Contains a waxy compound called a polycosinol, which may lower serum cholesterol
  • Contains antioxidant compounds which may help protect against cell damage from oxygen-free radicals, a major cause of disease and aging
Yellow Pea
Nutrition

An excellent source for:

  • B complex vitamins
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Lutein
Benefits

May help:

  • lower cholesterol
  • Manage blood-sugar since the high fibre content prevents blood sugar levels from rising rapidly after a meal