DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF OUR ORGANIC SICILIAN PRICKLY PEARS:
- A good dose of mineral salts such as potassium and magnesium, calcium and phosphorus, and vitamins A and C.
- Recent studies seem to demonstrate the presence of rare vitamin B17.
- They are rich in essential amino acids, including leucine, lysine and tryptophan, and for hypoglycemic properties are indicated for those with diabetes.
- The presence of fibers and mucilages gives a sense of satiety that curbs the desire for “snacks” outside the meal.