White Mulberries

White Mulberries

Organic

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Description

Cultivated 4,000 year ago on the silk roads of Afro-Eurasia, these protein-packed white mulberries were once harvested solely for their leaves which served as food for silk worms.

These sweet mulberries are not only packed with flavour but they are also rich in iron, calcium, vitamin C, fibre and protein. Mulberries are one of the rare foods that contain Resveratrol, the anti-aging nutrient that is commonly associated with the skin of red grapes that is used in the making of wine. Traditional Chinese medicine also uses mulberries to treat gray hairs, to invigorate blood cells and to treat constipation and diabetes.

Slowly sundried for optimal flavour and aroma, this fruit resembles the flavour of dried figs. Mulberrries are an excellent substitute for raisins in granolas, trail mix, smoothies, muffins, cakes, cookies and much, much more.

Nutritional facts

Nutrition & Benefits

  • Excellent source of calcium, vitamin C, protein and fibre, the mulberry is a high energy fruit
  • Contains high levels of iron, this fruit is recommended for people with anemia and chronic fatigue
  • Contains good amounts of antioxydants due to phenolic acids, these acids protect the body from free radicals
  • Good source of dietary fiber which helps regulate the digestive track and protect against cardiovascular disease
  • Contains Resceratrol an « anti-aging » component that help protect against cardiovascular disease
  • Contains flavonoids called « anthocyanins » that help protect against diabetes, bacterial infections and cancer

    In traditional Chinese medicine, mulberries are used to treat premature gray hair, help blood circulation and treat constipation and diabetes.

This product is:

  • image description Organic Products marked with this symbol are certified organic by ECOCERT Canada (www.ecocertcanada.com) . These products come from organic agricultural practices. They do not contain any GMO, pesticides, preservatives such as sulfites and have not been cultivated with chemical fertilizers, herbicides or any other chemical product.
  • image description Gluten Free PRANA is a gluten free company. All products marked with this symbol are 100% gluten free and have never been in contact with gluten. Allergen reports, sent to us by our suppliers, ensure that our products contain no gluten or have not been cross-contaminated during their production with gluten. No gluten ever enters PRANA’s warehouse and production area. We also have sporadic laboratory tests done on random PRANA products to ensure that our products are gluten-free.

General information

History

Originally from China, the mulberries were grown to include feeding silkworms used for the commercial production of silk for over 4000 years. The mulberry was then largely distributed in subtropical regions.

Culinary Uses

White mulberries can be eaten as a snack but they are also a great substitute for raisins in granola, random mixes, smoothies, muffins, cakes, and cookies.

Preservation

Can be preserved in a cool, dry cupboard protected from light and humidity for up to 12 months.

Origin

Uzbekistan/Turkey

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Did you know?

The white mulberry tree is known for its rapid release of pollen, which occurs at nearly half the speed of sound.

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