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Nopal 500G

Nopal 500G
Nopal 500G
Reference : NOPAL500
Nopal 500G (cactus)
500 gr. of slided nopal, conservates long time.
The nopal cactus is a vegetable native to the mountains of Mexico, where it is commonly eaten and forms a part of a variety of Mexican cuisine dishes. Also known as prickly pear or green nopal, the vegetable is made from young cladophyll (pad) segments of prickly pear that are carefully peeled to remove the spines. A traditionally consumed ancient variety, nopal has been used in a vast array of metabolic, cardiovascular and digestive disorders. The cactus cultivated in the high volcanic mountains of Mexico provides the most important bioactive healing properties. Read on further to know the nutritional value of nopal and also explore the health and nutrition benefits of eating nopales.

Nopal cactus contains high amount of soluble and insoluble fibers that help in reducing both fasting and post-prandial hyperglycemia.
The abundant polysaccharide fibers and sterols found in the nopal prickly pear are known to reduce LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties in nopal help in removing and preventing blood vessel plaques.
Nopal juice concentrate and nopal cactus powder helps in preventing the primary causes of heart diseases, in the form of cardiovascular inflammation.
The presence of insoluble dietary fiber, or roughage, in nopal absorbs both water and toxins and gently hastens food through the digestive track, thereby contributing to regular bowel movements.
The nopal cactus controls excess gastric acid production and protects the gastrointestinal mucus membranes.
The high level of calcium present in nopal helps in reducing the risk of colon cancer.
By normalizing and lowering blood sugar and lipids, nopal promotes satiety and reduces hunger and caloric consumption.
Nopal juice is consumed to decrease pain from urination caused with a continuing dull ache in the urethra and bladder after completion.
Since nopal contains antioxidant flavonoids, it neutralizes free radicals before they can even overtax the liver. It absorbs toxins, thereby decreasing the liver?s load.
Nopal helps counteracting the effects of alcohol consumption, rehydrating the body, soothing the stomach and preventing headaches and stomach aches.
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