Looking to satisfy that sweet tooth without the sugar headache? These Carob-Coconut-Collagen cups are perfect! NO SUGAR added. Plus they contain a scoop of Further Food Collagen and MCT oil, which both have a ton of health benefits! The beauty of using carob as opposed to chocolate is that carob is naturally sweet and still has a ton of benefits like magnesium, potassium and iron. It also contains Gallic acid, a natural antibacterial and antiviral. AND it’s caffeine free meaning it won’t keep you up if you eat it late at night. Don’t get me wrong, I love chocolate, but it’s good to switch things up for your body’s sake. I added some vanilla drops to the carob for extra sweetness but you can omit.
Further Food Commentary:
As long as its unsweetened, in comparison to other types of milk, almond milk is lower in calories. Even though raw almonds are a good source of protein, almond milk is not, but is a good source of vitamin A and D and is naturally lactose free. It should be noted that it should be thought of as a good source of calcium, which is important for those with osteoporosis and optimum bone growth. Each 1 ounce serving of shredded coconut contains 128 calories, 0.9 g of protein, 14.5 g of carbohydrates and 7.8 g of fat, and 7.4 g of saturated fat. Both types of coconut are very high in saturated fat, with the unsweetened coconut providing 80% of the daily value (DV) and one ounce of sweetened coconut providing 37% DV per ounce. Keep note that a high consumption of saturated fat can increase risk for obesity, high cholesterol and heart disease.