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Ingredient Spotlight: Baobab, the African Superfood That Has Twice as Much Calcium as Dairy

Original story at One Green Planet• 3 mentions • 4 months ago

One Green Planet 4 months ago

 
If you’ve never heard of baobab, we guarantee that you’ve seen a depiction of one at least once. Remember that iconic tree from The Lion King where Rafiki the baboon lived and performed shamanistic rituals? That is a baobab tree. It is also the iconic Tree of Souls in James Cameron’s Avatar. These stunning fictional portrayals of baobab aren’t too far from the truth — these trees really do grow to massive sizes and have been considered symbols of life for centuries. They are even known as “The Tree of Life” in some cultures. In recent years, the fruit of ...
 
 
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19 Mar
One Green Planet @OneGreenPlanet
Baobab, the African Superfood That Has Twice as Much Calcium as Dairy https://t.co/qXgZtvo95b #vegan https://t.co/pWE2NSk2R0
16 Mar
Barbara L Thompson @mizzblt
Ingredient Spotlight: Baobab, the African Superfood That Has Twice as Much Calcium as Dairy https://t.co/SmKfdLamJV
15 Mar
Wayne Roberts @wrobertsfood
https://t.co/qyagTN4Ver More proof bat Africa doesn't need to port genetically engineered seeds; it has its own wealth