The reputed 'milk boosting' & beneficial healthy ingredients in these products are:
Organic Millet Flour is actually made from seeds (so is gluten free) and is an also a reputed lactogenic (milk-boosting) food that's been used by mother's for centuries. Millet is also high in fibre and protein and rich in B vitamins, (especially niacin, B6 and folic acid), phosphorus, manganese (a trace mineral that acts as an antioxidant).
Organic Coconut Milk Powder is not just a reputed galactagogue (milk boosting) ingredient but it also boasts so many other benefits for mums and families as a whole too, such as being dairy free, a rich source of iron, contains good fats necessary for new mums to aid healing, give energy and help provide quality breastmilk to growing babies. It also contains monolaurin and lauric acid which are both anti-viral as well as being a powerful anti-microbial agent that can help hamper the growth and circulation of fungus, bacteria and yeast.
Organic Maca provides calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous amino acids. It has long been reputed to help balance hormones, alleviate depression, anxiety, stress and mood swings.
Organic Raw Cacao Powder is amazingly high in antioxidants and being a natural mood enhancer will give you a boost of energy and also helps promote healthy brain function and overall feelings of wellbeing (*contains nuts)
Organic Coconut Sugar is naturally low on the glycemic index and has a rich mineral profile.
Organic Oatmeal has been used for centuries by breastfeeding mothers for its well-known reputed milk boosting benefits, but it also has more far reaching overall health benefits for mums and whole families alike and so was an essential ingredient when we formulated our Lactation Boost Balls recipe.
Organic Linseed Meal (aka flaxseed) contains phytoestrogens that may influence breast milk production. Linseed also contains essential fatty acids that can help lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels and even help lower blood pressure.
Organic Sunflower Meal is high in antioxidants that can help both mums and bubs fight infections and bacteria and keep everyone in the family as healthy as possible. It's also a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids too that help in the same ways as linseed and are also great for helping the brain development in babies via breastmilk.
Organic Almond Meal is a healthy source of both protein and calcium. Many breastfeeding mums find that it helps to increase the creaminess, sweetness, and amount of their breast milk.
Healthy Hot Chocolate:
Ingredients: Organic raw dark chocolate (raw cacao beans, evaporated coconut nectar, cashew, hazelnut, almond), organic coconut sugar, organic maca, organic millet flour, organic coconut milk powder, sea salt.
* Note: Organic raw dark chocolate & almond meal contains nuts, not suitable for people with nut allergies.
** Maca is not recommended for people with thyroid conditions.
*** Local and imported ingredients. Blended and packed in Australia
****If you are concerned about your breast milk supply or your baby’s health, always seek help from a health care provider. Lactation consultants, breastfeeding counsellors, specialist nurses like child health nurses or doctors can also help with any breastfeeding questions or concerns you may have. The Australian Breastfeeding Association is also a great resource for information and support.