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Native to the tropical rainforest of Brazil, guarana powder is best known as a natural energy source. Guarana powder is made from the seeds of the guarana plant. Guarana helps to increase concentration and stimulate the mind. Also known as Brazilian cocoa and Uabano, this is a climbing shrub with divided compound leaves. It is widely taken as a health tonic in Brazil helping people to overcome fatigue.
How to Enjoy Guarana Powder
Guarana powder has a naturally bitter taste so it works best when combined with other foods and beverages. Mix 1 teaspoon of guarana powder with smoothies, juices, teas, or other drinks. You can even take it as you normally would take your coffee, with cream or sugar if you choose. Add a pinch of guarana powder to your morning oatmeal, cereal, or yogurt for energy to keep you going throughout the day.
Benefits of Guarana
1) The medicinal virtues of guarana are probably largely due to its high caffeine content. Guarana has 2.5 times more caffeine than coffee. Unlike other stimulants such as coffee, the caffeine in guarana is slowly released into the body so that you can benefit from longer, sustained levels of energy. Taken in small doses, guarana can help improve energy levels, fight fatigue, and enhance mental alertness.
2) Guarana is also an effective appetite suppressant and may support weight loss goals. A 2001 study published in the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics found that an herbal supplement of guarana, yerbe mate, and damiana helped overweight patients lose an average of 11.2 pounds during a 45-day period. This was compared to a one pound loss in the placebo group.
3) Guarana is rich in plant-based compounds that may improve memory, alertness, and mood. According to a 2007 study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, consuming 75mg of guarana per day improved cognitive performance and mood. Researchers suggest that these effects cannot be attributed to caffeine alone. Guarana is also rich in nutrients like saponins and tannins which may support brain function.
Guarana is a central nervous system stimulant similar to coffee, but stronger. Anyone who has been advised to avoid coffee should avoid guarana, though it is rated GRAS by the FDA (generally regarded as safe). It is best to avoid Guarana while pregnant.
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savina, mount vernon, NY February 26, 2013
“This is nuts. I placed my order late Sunday night got home from work today and here it is. All the delivery testimonials were right. Can't wait to make my smoothies tomorrow. And nibble on the energy squares. I mentioned you to a co worker who gave me a high five since she's already a fan.”
Mike, USA, MN February 23, 2013
“My package arrived quickly, the contents are great, and the website was easy to use.
I would recommend using nuts.com.
Peter, Nashua, NH February 23, 2013
“I was so pleasantly surprised how my order was immediately and enthusiastically processed and got a nice free sample of goji berries to boot! Your finely ground guarana powder is the best form I've found yet (for mixing into other foods and drinks), and surely will be coming back for a re-order!”
Lakecia, Brooklyn, New York February 8, 2013
“You guys are the best! I received my order right away. Great quality at a great price! You have a customer for life! ”
Ana, Paris, France October 8, 2012
“I love your guarana powder!! I mixed it today into a smoothie with some green tea, blueberries, fresh persimmon and egg white protein powder and got a wonderful boost of energy. Amazing for studying and some hard grad work ;) highly recommend!”
Caroline September 10, 2012
“Hello nuts! I just wanted to say thank you once again for being so awesome! I just received my second order today, some more Guarana powder and to my surprise there was also a complimentary package of dried pears! Delicious! Thank you so much, that was very cool! Love you guys!!!”
Caroline, Roseville, CA August 9, 2012
“Hello!! I just wanted to say that I LOVED the products! I got some Guarana powder and Spirulina powder and I tried the Guarana right away because I'm brazilian and I am very familiar with it so it was great to find it here! I went off to exercise and felt an energy boost right away! Looking for Spirulina recipes now, lol. I will definitely be back here, loved the box! =)! Thanks nuts!”
Pauline, Clifton Forge, Virginia August 3, 2012
“Just the packaging alone made me laugh and made my day! And I'm also really satisfied with my guarana! Thanks!”
Noel, Buda, Texas June 7, 2012
“You guys ROCK! I am very happy with your products and service. Your shipments are like clockwork and your merchandise is great! Thanks, so much! I will recommend you to anyone asking for this kind of stuff. Cheers!”
Richard, Merrick, New York October 4, 2011
“Received my Guarana and assorted Teas as promised, fastest shipping I have ever experienced.This is a company that i'll be using again. Oh yeah, the Teas are delicious !
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Anastasia, Lake Charles March 11, 2013
i just wanted to say that you are awesome!!! im so excited that i found your website. Im a tennis player and ordered some spirulina, and guarana powders to get me through the season. And you know what? now my whole team is using your products. And btw tofee mixed nuts are incredible. I had to hide it from my boyfriend because he was going to eat it all lol
i could literally write an essay about how happy i am to be your client. Thanks so much guys!”
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store at room temperature for up to 1 year.
Country of Origin: Brazil
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