Nopal Powder (organic) - Nutra Organics
Nopal (Opuntia ficus-indica) is also known as Prickly Pear. It is a very good source of nutrients such as Vitamin C and magnesium, which are important factors in contributing to bone health. It also contains the essential fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6, as well as numerous betalains and phenols which are known to possess some antioxidant properties.
Nopal contains specific polysaccharides that may be helpful in maintaining normal blood sugar levels. It also contains several flavonoids that may act as neuro-protectants. This spiny cactus is also a good source of fiber including pectin, which studies have shown to be helpful in maintaining normal cholesterol levels.*