Lunchbox Champ Elderberry Immunity Lollipop
Lunchbox Champ! These delicious sugar-free lollipops support you in feeling strong and prepared, making back to school fun, healthy and delicious.
Flavor: Elderberry (sweet, tart and earthy)
Nutritional Info and Ingredients: We hand-make these candies with your health in mind. Vegan. Gluten-free. Natural flavorings. No corn syrup or artificial colors. Ingredients: GMO-free xylitol, Organic Black Elderberry, Organic Astragalus, Organic Mushrooms: Maitake, Chaga, Reishi and Lion’s Mane, Organic Ginger, Organic Acacia Fiber, Fruit Juice Powder, Pearlescent Mica (Mineral Dust).
Elderberry: Studies show that elderberries have significant benefits against cold and influenza symptoms. People who have taken elderberries have higher levels of antibodies against the influenza virus, showing that not only may the berry be able to treat flu symptoms, it may also be able to prevent influenza infection. In one placebo-controlled, double-blind study conducted by Israeli virologist Dr. Madeleine Mumcuoglu, 93.3% of the people taking an elderberry preparation reported significant improvement in influenza symptoms within 2 days of starting it, compared with the 6 days it took for the placebo group to see improvement.
Mushrooms: Lunchbox Champ lollipops include four guardian mushrooms (lion’s mane, maitake, reishi and chaga), which contain a high level of polysaccharides (specifically Beta-glucans). These polysaccharides stimulate specific receptors on our immune cells (macrophages, neutrophils, monocytes, and dendritic cells). They also contain antioxidants and zinc.
About Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sweetener, present in the fibers of many plants including berries, oats, beets, sugar cane and birch. It has a low GI value of 7, meaning it has little effect on blood sugar levels and insulin. It is therefore seen as a useful alternative for those seeking low glycemic nutrition. It contains 40% fewer calories than sugar, only 2.4 calories per gram. It doesn’t directly contribute toward the growth of intestinal yeasts or Candida. Please note: Like chocolate, xylitol is toxic to dogs. Please keep candy away from your pets. In large quantities, it can have a mild laxative effect, causing digestive discomfort. For more information, see here: https://authoritynutrition.com/xylitol-101/
Suggested Use: Lunchbox Champ pops are intended for when you want to encourage extra protection (up to three lollipops per day).
Quantity: Available here in 1, 3, 5, and 12 packs. For larger quantities with discounts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wholesale for stores and event producers also available.
Shelf Life: 1 year
Product added to Academy of Treats, August 2020
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