Which natural ingredients come to mind when you are tired and your body needs a small boost? Hazelnut, tahini, honey, petimezi (grapemust) and mastic. All these, are parts of "Hellia’s" gluten free tahini mix!
It is not surprising that hazelnuts are considered a superpower food with particularly beneficial properties. Rich in dietary fibers, they contain "good" monounsaturated fats, folic acid, B and E vitamins as well as many useful minerals. Tahini is a very nutritious and healthy food. As a substitute of animal protein it is rich in vegetable protein, vitamins B1, B2, E, sulfur amino acids, calcium and minerals. Honey, has being appreciated since ancient times. As a therapeutic means in ancient Greece, Egypt and India it was considered to have divine extensions: Offered as a precious gift showing loyalty to the Egyptian gods, the gods of Olympus used to drink nectar while Zeus was fed with honey by Melissa nymph. Honey sugars are absorbed immediately, that’s why it is a quick source of energy for the body of athletes, children and pregnant women. Petimezi is a very good source of vitamin B6, iron and calcium and is an excellent source of energy. This dark, slurry, 100% natural elixir contains neither preservatives and colorants nor sugar. Mastic is another ancient favorite beneficial ingredient. It was widely used for treatment of many diseases due to its antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. It reduces sugar prices, has anti-allergic properties, acts as a diuretic, analgesic, orexigenic and aphrodisiac.
"Hellia’s" tahini mix with honey and mastic ingredients are considered to be integral parts of a balanced Mediterranean diet. They maintain physical and mental health, strengthen the immune system, reduce both total and LDL cholesterol, contribute to heart health, prevent diseases of the joints and fortify bones, improve the health of the gastrointestinal system, help to prevent many chronic diseases and anemia, increase muscle strength and endurance, while they act as tonics and nourish the body.