Booby Bites Benefits

Brewer’s Yeast:

  • Provides the body with energy.
  • Help Maintain healthy skin, hair, eyes, and oral health.
  • Chromium that helps with improving glucose tolerance
  • Promotes digestive health.
  • Rich in B-vitamins
  • High in plant protein
  • Known for increasing breastmilk supply.

Almonds:

  • Assists in preventing cholesterol.
  • Soothes the nervous system.
  • Helps prevent osteoporosis or bone loss during pregnancy.
  • Packed with Fiber, Calcium and Phosphorous
  • Boosts cognitive functioning.
  • Help treat anaemia during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Chia Seeds:

  • Extremely nutrient dense with low calories. These small seeds contain 11 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein and 18% of the RDI in calcium within just two tablespoons.
  • Loaded with antioxidants to help fight cell damage and ageing.
  • High in fibre to help fight off pregnancy and post-partum constipation.
  • High in Omega -3 Fatty acids
  • Reduces inflammation that may lead to complications such as pre-eclampsia.
  • Chia has 64% more potassium than bananas which reduces muscle cramping and fatigue.

Pumpkin Seeds:

  • Alkaline forming, therefore, reduces inflammation and harmful acids in the body.
  • Helps to prevent kidney stone formation.
  • High in Zinc
  • Helps to reduce insomnia for better sleep quality.
  • Assists the body in milk let-down.
  • Helps balance the body’s electrolytes.

Coconut Oil:

  • Leaves the body feeling fuller for longer.
  • Increases energy and feelings of vitality.
  • Produces sleep hormones to reduce sleeping patterns problems.
  • Helps your body retain its muscle mass.
  • Anti-viral, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties to protect the body, especially when you breastfeed and cannot take certain medicines.
  • Strengthens the immune system of you and your baby.
  • Helps the body absorb “fat soluble” vitamins and is essential for the development of healthy bones.
  • Lauric acid present in coconut oil passes through breastmilk to protect your baby against infections.
  • Soothes stomach problems, nausea, and heartburn.

Cashews:

  • Low in sugar and rich in Fiber
  • Good source of copper, magnesium, and manganese for energy
  • Enhances brain health, immunity, and bone health.
  • Good for skin and eye health due to the phytochemicals present
  • Helps to regulate thyroid function and can lower the risk of diabetes.

Sunflower Seeds:

  • Boosts the immune system, due to Vitamin E, Zinc and Selenium found in these seeds.
  • Helps protect the body against dangerous free radicals & protects the healthy cells in our bodies.
  • Linoleic acid present in sunflower seeds helps to increase heart health and can help protect against cardiovascular disorders.
  • Amazing source of Thiamine which the body uses to break down carbohydrates and protein for increased energy and stamina.
  • Helps the body flush out toxins.
  • Gives glowing skin and assists the production of collagen within the body as well as speeding up wound healing- making this an ideal post-partum addition.

Flax Seeds:

  • Full of Omega 3- Fatty Acids, copper, magnesium, and thiamin to help improve sleep, carry oxygen throughout the body and make red blood cells.
  • Reduces bad cholesterol in the body.
  • Aids digestion and gut health.
  • May help your body fight off certain cancers such as breast and colon cancer.
  • Can help your body fight off hot flashes usually experienced during pregnancy.
  • Healthy fats that can help balance hormone levels in the body which can reduce the risk of developing post-partum depression.

Oats:

  • Star ingredient for milk production.
  • Treats hypertension and boosts serotonin levels within the body that increases calmness.
  • Beta-glucan found in oats keeps your digestive tract healthy, reducing chronic fatigue and can help reduce the risk of asthma for Mum and baby.
  • Rich in silicon, which is important for bone formation.
  • Enhances your sleep quality.
  • Helps to fight hair loss after pregnancy, because of the presence of Omega-6 fatty acids.