Here’s What Makes VeggieSpread™ So Good!
Nature’s Peak products feature only the highest quality, all natural ingredients. We add no artificial preservatives or flavors. In the VeggieSpread product line, there is no Trans-fat, no MSG, no GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and it’s gluten free. We use only the finest non-hydrogenated oils. The spreads are kosher, low-cholesterol, low-carbohydrate, and contain many healthful foods and herbs.
Expeller Pressed Safflower Oil is a base ingredient for all flavors. Safflower is a superior, polyunsaturated oil and an excellent source of the essential and healthy fatty Linoleic Acid, also known as an omega-6 oil. We also use Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which is mostly mono-unsaturated fat, which lowers “bad” LDL cholesterol. Olive oil is widely known to deliver anti-oxidant compounds that help reduce risk of cancer. It provides essential oils to assist the digestive system and aid joint health.
Vegetables like tomatoes, red peppers, jalapeños, onions and shallots are bursting with vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C. Despite being sun-dried, sliced, diced, and pureed into our spreads, the essential nutritive value of these vegetables remains.
Garlic, found in several of the spreads, remains one of the most powerful and diversely used of all herbs. Garlic contains many allyl sulphur compounds, which give it marvelous healing properties. Along with vitamins A, B1, B2 and C, garlic also contains essential oils, germanium, magnesium, manganese, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium. This nutritious bulb is known to detoxify the body and boost the immune system. It is well proven to lower blood pressure and improve circulation. It aids in the treatment of virtually any disease or infection, especially yeast infections. The delivery of sulphur into the system is also believed to have anti-cancer properties.
Parsley is present in almost all of the spreads. This herb delivers a bigger dose of vitamin C than oranges, by the pound. It contains essential oils, calcium, iodine, iron, potassium and vitamin A amidst other nutrients. Its essence is known to prevent the multiplication of tumor cells, stimulate normal activity in the digestive tract, help all organs function better and help lower blood pressure.
Mustard in various forms and flavors is a key ingredient in VeggieSpread. Condiments are made from its seeds, the substances in which improve digestion and aid in the metabolism of fat.
Sage stimulates the central nervous system and digestive tract, and has positive estrogenic effects. It is quite beneficial for problems with mouth and throat, such as tonsillitis. Among the helpful compounds found in the leaves are camphor, estrogenic substances, flavonoids, resin, salvene, saponins, tannins, tarpene, thujone and volatile oils.
Thyme has such a strong, spicy aroma that the Greeks used it as incense. Made into a hot infusion, it is known to reduce fever, and relieve colds and colic. It soothes throat and bronchial irritation, asthma and soreness in the lungs. It is specific for whooping cough. Also as an infusion, thyme is useful to treat nightmares, melancholy and insomnia.
Eggs have recently earned a good reputation regarding cholesterol and health. Most nutritionists have decided there is no significant risk of cholesterol increase from a reasonable consumption of eggs. In fact, eggs deliver a solid portion of protein in a manner more digestible for some people than meats or nuts.