Ingredients: Organic Freeze Dried Ginger Rhizome powder.
NO ADDED COLORS, FLAVORS, NUTRIENTS OR PRESERVATIVES
Directions: Simply add 1 Teaspoon (5g) to pep up the sometimes bland taste of your usual smoothie, protein drink, etc.
It contains health benefiting essential oils such as gingerol, zingerone, shogaol, farnesene. Gingerol help improve the intestinal motility and have been anti-inflammatory*.
The rhizome by itself, has low calories and contains no cholesterol. Nonetheless, it composes many essential nutrients and vitamins- such aspyridoxine (vitamin B-6), pantothenic acid (vitamin B-5)- that are required for optimum health*.
It also holds a good amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium.
Why Freeze Drying vs. other less expensive drying methods?
Freeze drying, or Lyophilization is the most common processing method for removing moisture from biopharmaceuticals, and it can increase the stability, temperature tolerance, and shelf life of these products. Although Freeze drying is well established within the industry, it requires expensive equipment that takes up a great deal of space within a production facility. Freeze drying also can take days to complete, and manufacturers that need a powdered product must incorporate a granulation step to the process. In an environment where budgets are tightening, and where time and facility space are at a premium, Freeze drying might be a difficult option for some companies.
Freeze drying removes the water, not the flavor. So freeze dried foods retain virtually all their fresh food taste, vitamins and nutritional content. Weighs less than fresh Freeze dried foods have 98% of their water removed. This significantly reduces the food’s weight, making it easier to handle and less costly to transport.
Once freeze dried, food products have the following benefits:
Appearance – Freeze dried foods maintain their original shape and texture, unlike air dried foods which shrink and shrivel due to high temperature processing. Just add water and in minutes the food rehydrates to its original form.
Taste – Tastes as good as fresh. Freeze drying removes the water, not the flavor. So freeze dried foods retain virtually all their fresh food taste, vitamins and nutritional content.
Weight – Weighs less than fresh. Freeze dried foods have 98% of their water removed. This significantly reduces the food’s weight, making it easier to handle and less costly to transport.
Long Shelf Life – Freeze dried foods can be stored for months or years at room temperature without deterioration or spoilage.
Low Storage Costs – Because it can be stored at room temperature, freeze dried food does not require costly cold or chilled storage facilities, making it much cheaper to store.
Freeze Drying vs. Other Drying Methods: