Oatmeal is full of healthy long chain carbohydrates and fibers. It has a high satiety index (meaning that it keeps you full for a long time).
Every single pallet of our oatmeal is tested separately to get a gluten free certification.
We use toasted, full fat, GMO and gluten free. Not the “waste-product” of the food industry that anti-soy believers speak of. Soy meal is full of plant based carboyhdrates, proteins and fats.
Every pallet of our soy flour is tested separately for a ‘gluten-free’ certification.
The Maltodextrin we use in Powder Matter is a complex carbohydrate isolated from wheat. It provides energy that is available shortly after consuming. It gives Powder Matter a mild and pleasant sweetness and ensures bettersolubility of the powdered mix in fluids.
Maltodextrin can be consumed in healthy individuals without having a single negative effect on their health.
Our Whey is obtained using “cross-flow membrane filtration and ultra filtration using low pressure and temperature”. Technical talk for: ‘The proteins and the amino-acid bonds remain preserved’.
It is probably more important to know that it is obtained from cows that are grass fed.
The Whey we use has one of the highest levels of BCAAs we have come across.
Our Whey is GMO Free, rBGH Free, Informed-sport.com Certified.
Whey is a milk product and contains 4% lactose.
Sunflower oil is a mixture mainly of the polyunsaturated fat, linoleic acid (Omega-6), and the monounsaturated fat, oleic acid (Omega-9).
We choose sunflower oil because it has a very neutral taste, provides excellent stability and is trans-fat free.
All twenty seven vitamins and minerals mentioned in EU regulation 1169/2011 annex XIII, part A, table 1, have been included in Powder Matter. The twenty three specified minerals and vitamins in the EU regulation 2016/1413 that specifies that a meal should contain at least 30% of the amounts of the mentioned vitamins and minerals for it to be labeled as a meal-replacement-food, is a subset of it.
An emulgator holds together two materials that do not stay naturally together. Think of water and fat.
We use the lecithin to make the separate powders mix well in water.
Read more about the benefits of Sunflower lecithin here
Besides the aromas that give the typical flavor to the powdered mix, we add freeze dried strawberry, dessicated coconut to our respective mixes to enhance the flavor and the experience.
Also an emulgator amongst other functions. This one makes sure the bigger powdery pieces stay together in the watery solution.
Our powder likes to stick together. We We add silicon dioxide to make Powder Matter better accessible for added water. This prevents a clump of powder on the bottom of your shaker.
Taste enhancer. And an essential mineral for our body. Most foods have too much salt. We make sure you get just the minimum required amount.
600 times as sweet as sugar… Just a tiny bit of this powder is enough sweetness. Or is it?
This delicious ingredient has a nutty taste and is rich in complex carbohydrates. This is the reason why it is referred to as a pseudocereal (amongst amaranth and quinoa).
A very interesting fact about buckwheat is that it contains all essential amino acids in its high protein content. The carbohydrates are complex with a high fiber content which makes its satiety index also high.
Buckwheat contains several vitamins we need in higher amounts. Besides this it contains a substance called Fagopyrins. This substance has shown to have an anti-depressive effect!
Almond is delicious and a nutritionally dense ingredient that is a rich source of oil and again a source of complex carbohydrates along with fibers and proteins.
Almonds also provide a substantial amount of the daily required amount of vitamins B and several essential minerals.
Almond meal has a glycemic index of 1. Compare this to the indices of 71 for whole wheat flour or 98 for rice flour.
Almond meal is glutenfree, but it is a potential allergen as a nut.
Soy protein isolate is a purified form of soy protein which has all the essential aminoacids.
It has a neutral and smooth flavor that enhances the smoothness of the whole meal shake. Furthermore it functions as an emulsifier to make the powders mix well in water.
The linseed that has been in use by humans since before the invention of time, is not only used because of its great taste and nutritious value, but especially for the Omega 3 fatty acids.
Rosemary extract improves the shelf life by preventing oxidation of fats in the powdered mix.
To enhance the nutty tasts of buckwheat, almond and linseed, we included a couple of aromas to turn the nuttiness to a mania!
The date palm tree was known as the ‘tree of life’ in ancient Egypt, because of the diverse number of applications of the date fruit.
One of the sweetest fruits known to men, dates contain the highest levels of natural sugar.
VHW Dowson, an expert in dates who has published extensively on the subject in the 60s and 70s of the last century states that: ”the date is nutritionally so well packed that it is in combination with a glass of milk sufficient to live on for many days in a row”
Sounds to me as an other meal-replacement kind of person!
Tahin is made from ground and pressed sesame seeds. More than half of it is healthy vegetable fats.
Besides the high levels of vitamins and minerals in it, it contains a complete profile of amino acids making it a better source for plant based proteins than most nuts we know of.
Our Whey is obtained using “cross-flow membrane filtration and ultrafiltration using low pressure and temperature”. Technical talk for: ‘The proteins and the amino-acid bonds remain preserved’.
Almonds are gluten free, but it are a potential allergen as a nut.
Cinnamon is also an anti oxidant and taste enhancer.
The Cinnamon grown and coming from Ceylon (the old name for the island Sri Lanka)
Chocolate, need we say more?
Did you know that chocolate also is an anti-oxidant but also works as an anti-depressant?
We use it in our bars to hold the fats inside the bar.
What other great taste could we add to this delicious bar we thought… and we decided on Vanilla- try it and you will know what we mean.
Rosemary extract improves the shelf life by preventing oxidation of fats.
This is the salt that gives lemons the sour taste. It enhances the flavor by tickling your taste buds on the tongue.
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