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- The saturated fat found in coconut milk is different from the saturated fat found in animal foods. While the saturated fats in meats and whole dairy products for some people cause the liver to produce too much cholesterol, there is no evidence that saturated fat intake from coconut has any harmful effects.*
*Dina Aronson, M.S. R.D. VegFamily.com The Magazine for Vegan Family Living. http://www.vegfamily.com/dietician/1205c.htm
- NadaMoo! is 100% soy free.
The choclate chips in our Mint Chip and Java Crunch were the only two ingredients that contained soy (soy lecithin). We replaced the former chocolate chips and now use a completely soy free chocolate.
- NadaMoo! is sweetened with agave nectar and tapioca, and for most of our flavors, that's it! However, you'll see organic sugar cane found in the chocoalte chips in Java Crunch and Lotta Mint Chip.
- Agave is a natural sweetener produced from several species of agave cactus. Agave is lower on the glycemic index than sugar and even most other natural sweeteners on the market. This makes it generally safer for people watching sugar intake.
- NadaMoo! has zero cholesterol, though it does contain saturated fat (from coconut milk).
- Yes indeed!
All 6 flavors of NadaMoo! are now 100% Gluten Free and labeled with the Gluten Free certification logo on our packaging. NadaMoo! updated our best-seller, Lotta Mint Chip, which now contains organic evaporated sugar cane sweetened chocolate chips rather than grain-sweetened chocolate chips.
- You got it! NadaMoo! is Vegan.
- NadaMoo! is an Austin, Texas based company, with manufacturing in Texas.
- NadaMoo! is made in a facility that also handles dairy and nuts.
- We sure do! Our espresso, vanilla, cocao, and chocolate chips are Fair Trade certified, and the certification logo can be seen on the packaging of the corresponding flavors.
- Whether coconut should be considered a tree nut is controversial. The FDA mandates that coconut be listed as a tree nut for labeling purposes. However, as the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network notes, coconut allergies are extremely rare. So, in order to be compliant with the government regulations, we have to list coconut in the allergen claim. But, based on the more generally accepted list of tree nuts, Maple Pecan is the one to note (pecans).
- Inulins are a group of naturally occurring polysaccharides (several simple sugars linked together) produced by many types of plants. Nutritionally, it is considered a form of soluble fiber and is sometimes categorized as a prebiotic. Inulin has a minimal impact on blood sugar, and—unlike fructose—is not insulemic and does not raise triglycerides, making it generally considered suitable for diabetics and potentially helpful in managing blood sugar-related illnesses. Inulin has been shown to improve the body’s digestive tract as well as its ability to absorb calcium.
Inulin adds “solids” to our mix, and gives the finished product more body. Our inulin is derived from the Jerusalem artichoke.