· Tamarind contains significant amounts of all the essential amino acids except tryptophan. It is rich in antioxidants that prevent free radicals from damaging cell DNA. Tamarind is rich in B vitamins, calcium and magnesium.
· Another important constituent of this product- dates, contain some important vitamins and minerals in addition to a significant amount of fiber. Dates provide various antioxidants that have a number of health benefits to offer, including a reduced risk of several diseases.
· Raisins have a good amount of iron and B-Complex vitamins in them which help to treat anaemia. The copper present in raisins also helps in the production of red blood cells. An antioxidant named catechin present in raisins helps in protecting the body against the free radical activity that can cause tumours and colon cancer. Raisins contain polyphenolic phytonutrients, which are well known as anti-inflammatory antioxidants.
· The vitamins and minerals in pineapple help shorten viral and bacterial infections and strengthen bones. Pineapple is high in vitamin C, which helps immune system- the body’s defense against germs. It has a substance called bromelain that may lower inflammation.
· Nuts present in this product- almonds and cashew nuts, are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and play a huge role in lowering LDL cholesterol and increasing HDL cholesterol.
· Another ingredient of this product- soy flour, is an excellent source of soy protein, bio active components such as isoflavones and dietary fibre. This ingredient is a great source of iron, potassium and B vitamins. It is the healthy source of protein due to high quality of protein containing all amino acids essential for growth.
· To impart sweetness to this product, jaggery has been added that contains more nutrients than refined sugar because of its molasses content. Jaggery also contains small amounts of B vitamins and minerals, including calcium, zinc, phosphorus and copper. Some common health claims include improved digestive health, anaemia prevention, liver detoxification and improved immune function.