MIRACLE PURPLE POTATO ALMOND MILK is providing a healthy and non-dairy milk alternative that suitable for the consumer who wants to reduce cholesterol, lactose intolerance, and vegetarian practitioner. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol called as ‘bad’ cholesterol cannot dissolve in blood and lead to cholesterol disease. The ‘bad’ cholesterol would be carried in the blood vessels and can cause heart attack due to the sudden blood clot formed.
Almond contains 46% of unsaturated fatty acids per servings (28.35g of almond) which helps to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol . Moreover, almond also contain 0.12% of phytosterol that act as opponent to assimilate dietary cholesterol and biliary cholesterol in the gut . Thus, it helps to lower cholesterol level and lead to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and heart attack. Besides, a natural antioxidant in the purple sweet potato and almonds act as prevention of artery-clogging by breaking down the clots.
An antioxidant is a type of molecule that counteracts damage caused by free radicals and lipid oxidation in food consumed . Lipid oxidation can activate inflammatory response affecting circulatory system and organs such as liver, kidney, lung and gut . Apart from that, antioxidants in sweet potatoes also help to reduce the risk of cancer in a form of beta-carotene and anthocyanins that gives purple color to the plant organ. Purple sweet potato contains 7.5 mg/g (dry matter) part of anthocyanins helps to prevent and reduce cancer cell. Apart from that, black rice as part of the ingredients contains the highest amount of antioxidants compared to the other type of rice. Antioxidant, specifically anthocyanins determine the color of black rice . The metabolites of anthocyanin able to induce apoptosis by 140µg . Apoptosis is a morphological process of cell death in which it genetically eliminating cells to maintain the population of cells in the body tissue. It also acts as a defense mechanism to destroy damage and noxious cells such as cancer cells .
Meanwhile, beta-carotene in purple sweet potato is converted to vitamin A inside human body . Daily recommendation of vitamin A based on Recommended Nutrient Intakes (RNI) for Malaysia is approximately 600-900µg of vitamin A to avoid from vitamin A deficiencies. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin helps to delay aging, maintaining normal vision, immune system and gene transcription and protein formation .
Vegetarian practitioner and lactose intolerance will definitely get protein nutrients from plant protein milk. Almond provides 6% per serving (28.35g of almond) of protein nutrient intake suitable for body consumption. Almond also has several essential amino acids that are highly digestible in the stomach such as histidine, isoleucine, leucine, phenylalanine and valine . In addition, both purple sweet potato and almond have insoluble enhance satiety for long hours besides maintaining healthy and diverse microbiota in the small intestine. Purple sweet potato and almond provide 17% and 12% of recommended intake of in daily life respectively. Thus, it helps in lower gastric emptying and intestinal transit which lead to postprandial glucose response. Glycemic index (GI) for purple sweet potato, brown rice, and black rice are less than 55 . Therefore it is ideal for type 2 diabetic mellitus consumers. Lower GI carbohydrates will slow the digestion process of carbohydrate and metabolism providing lower fluctuation of glucose and insulin level in the body.
Brown rice and black rice riches in complex carbohydrate in the form of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Fiber helps to nourish gut bacteria and act as prebiotics to feed probiotics in small intestine . A phenolic compound in brown rice associated antioxidant activities fermentation the colonic bacteria and hence helps to reduce colon cancer . Besides, fiber content in black rice is 0.8% aid for bowel movement as well as digestive system. It also keeps satiety for longer time preventing the consumer from overeating . This helps to aid in weight management for people who want to lose weight, lowers cholesterol level, and controlling blood sugar .
Preparation: Mix 30gm of Miracle Organic Purple Potato Almond Milk with 400ml of warm water, stir well and serve.
Ingredient: organic purple potato powder, organic black rice powder, organic almond powder, organic oat powder and natural oligo.