What Makes Our Superfood Focus Bites So Super?

What Makes Our Superfood Focus Bites So Super?

When we think about focus, our mind turns to things like work and study.

They're not exactly the most engaging aspects of our lives, so it's understandable that many of us just accept poor focus as something we'll always struggle with.

However, being able to work efficiently, and remember the information you're learning would make your life exponentially more productive.

Plus, there are so many ways being able to zero in on the task at hand is absolutely crucial that aren't just related to work.

For example, when you're behind the wheel of a car after a long day of work, or while caring for a loved one.

Our co-founder, golfing performance coach Dave Phillips, is especially familiar with the importance of maintaining focus over an extended period.

Golf is a notoriously long game that's unforgiving on slip-ups, mental or physical. 

To help improve long-term focus, in any scenario, Dave set out to find special snacks for supporting brain power, knowing that whatever he found would benefit many.

Eventually, he landed on our Superfood Focus Bites, made from delicious, whole foods with nootropic properties.

But what makes them so effective?

The secret is their ingredients.

Today, we're breaking down what's inside each Bite and what makes them so good for you.

What's in a Superfood Focus Bite?

Our Superfood Focus Bites are packed with healthy, performance-driven ingredients chosen for their nootropic capabilities and nutrition.

Their primary ingredients are Lion's Mane mushroom, Yacon, Monk Fruit, raw unfiltered honey and cacao. We'll go into detail on why we included each ingredient slightly further down!

What's Not in Them?

When it comes to our Superfood Focus Bites, it's equally important to focus on what's not included in our formula. We went to great lengths to ensure our bites are delicious and good for you without adding any extras that could detract from their nutrition.

Not only are they certified USDA Organic and Parve Kosher, but they're also free from artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, dairy, GMOs, gluten, and preservatives.

What is a Nootropic?

Nootropics are substances (synthetic or natural) that enhance things like learning, memory, and cognitive function.

Natural nootropics work by improving the brain's supply of oxygen, glucose, and blood circulation, while protecting brain tissue.

The good news is, you don't need handfuls of pills or costly medicines for access to nootropics, you can actually get plenty of natural nootropics from food!

For example, our Bites are formulated with five nootropic ingredients: Lion's Mane mushroom, almondscacao, caffeine, and guarana seed. That's how we know they're nutritious and good for your brain.

Also, our Bites aren't our only functional food with nootropic ingredients! Ceylon cinnamon and l-theanine, both used in The Good Stuff™ and The Good Stuff™ FOCUS, are also nootropics supporting brain function, as is caffeine.

Organic Cacao Butter and Cacao Powder

Did you know that certain types of fats are considered healthy fats?

This list includes avocados, nuts, fish, and an ingredient you might not know about -- cacao butter. In addition to this butter, we add cacao powder to our bites.

A small tree that grows natively in the Amazon Basin, the cacao tree is now grown in tropical areas worldwide. This is where chocolate gets its start! The pods of the cacao tree contain tiny brown seeds known as cacao beans, which are turned into cacao powder.

Not only does cacao help combat inflammation, it can also improve your brain function and fight fatigue.

Cacao is rich in nutrient-rich plant compounds called flavonoids.

When you're tired and cloudy-headed, it can be challenging to focus on any task, let alone one that requires a great deal of mental concentration. Cacao can give your brain the gentle boost it needs to move those clouds away, so you can concentrate with better clarity. At the same time, it can also improve digestion and keep your mood more balanced.

Who knew chocolate could be so nutritious?

Organic Lion's Mane Mushroom

In nature, Lion's Mane mushrooms are large, white, and shabby, which is how they get their name.

Don't worry, though; our bites taste nothing like your garden-variety mushrooms!

Instead, they're packed with bioactive substances that benefit your body, especially your brain, gut, and heart.

In addition, Lion's Mane mushrooms can also help you maintain healthy blood pressure, as well as keep feelings of depression at bay. This is because they naturally trigger your body to produce calming molecules, including serotonin and dopamine.

This produces a focused, relaxed effect throughout your mind and body.

Raw, Unfiltered Honey

Next, let's talk about how we naturally sweeten our Focus Bites.

Instead of adding sugar or artificial sweetener to our formula, we use raw, unfiltered honey, monk fruit, and yacon syrup (which we'll come to next).

Not only is honey the more delicious alternative to artificial sweetener, but it also supports your health and the environment!

We never heat our honey above 95 degrees Fahrenheit when making our Bites. This way, it retains all the nutritious, natural enzymes that make it so good for you.

A great source of antioxidants, unfiltered honey helps your body protect itself against harmful free radicals. In all, it contains more than 30 different polyphenols and 22 amino acids, and various vitamins and minerals.

The pollen content in raw honey also helps lower inflammation levels.

Organic Monk Fruit

When reading through the list of ingredients in our Superfood Focus Bites, two words, in particular, might give you pause: monk fruit. What is monk fruit, and why is it so good for you?

Let's break it down a little.

Monk fruit is 250 times sweeter than sugar. Also known as lo han guo or Swingle fruit, it's a small round fruit that grows natively in southern China.

A natural, delicious, no-calorie, zero-carb sweetener, you only need a bit of monk fruit to go a long way!

We add a trace amount to our Focus Bites to give them a mildly sweet taste. However, you'll find that these bites aren't overly sweet. They have just the right balance to keep you satisfied and full!

Organic Yacon Syrup

Yacon is a fibrous root known as the Peruvian Ground Apple. It gets that moniker due to its sweet taste.

While Yacon syrup works together with raw, unfiltered honey and monk fruit to sweeten each Bite, it won't spike your blood sugar levels like some other sweeteners can do.

That's because Yacon has a very low glycemic index of just 1!

Organic Blanched Almonds

An excellent source of vitamin E, fiber, and protein, organic blanched almonds are a perfect way to fight hunger cravings. They're also high in antioxidants and give our Bites their scrumptious, brownie-like taste!

Combined with raw cacao, unfiltered honey, and just a hint of espresso, organic almonds create the perfect texture for our Bites.

They're soft and delightfully dense but always easy to chew and enjoy.

Organic Coffee

You didn't think we'd create our Superfood Focus Bites without including coffee, did you? 

Featuring antioxidants, coffee is a natural anti-inflammatory agent, allowing you to feel your best from the inside out. 

In fact, according to Johns Hopkins University, coffee is thought to help you live longer, boost your liver function, help you process sugar, decrease your risk of degenerative disease, and support your DNA.

Each Bite contains a tiny dose of caffeine (33mg), just enough to give you a little energy boost.

Organic White Button Mushroom Powder

You may not expect to find the classic umami flavor in cocoa-espresso-flavored Bites, but adding organic white button mushroom powder works beautifully in this recipe.

A little milder than other varieties, white button mushrooms make up around 90% of the mushrooms consumed in the United States. Their semi-firm texture gives them a nice, crisp bite when enjoyed whole.

According to UCLA, incorporating mushrooms into your diet may help combat cancer, promote lower cholesterol, protect brain health, and support your gut and immune system.

They're also a great vitamin D, phosphorous, and selenium source. An essential part of various enzymes and proteins called selenoproteins, selenium helps protect against cellular damage and wards off infections.

Organic Puffed Millet

Also known as "The Little Giant," millet is a complete protein with a low-fat composition. This cereal grain is naturally gluten-free and looks like tiny pieces of corn.

In addition to being a great source of protein, millet is also high in fiber

essential vitamins and minerals.

It was an obvious pick for our Focus Bites, enhancing their nutrition and contributing to the soft texture.

Organic Guarana Seed

The hint of organic coffee in our bites gives them a rich flavor. While coffee is a mild stimulant, guarana seed is another ingredient that helps gently and naturally boost your energy levels!

A Brazilian plant native to the Amazon Basin (like cacao), guarana is a climbing plant heralded for its fruit. Guarana fruits are about the size of a coffee berry when fully mature. They are rich in antioxidants and contain a range of natural stimulants, including caffeine, theophylline, and theobromine.

Due to these compounds, guarana seeds can reduce fatigue, improve focus, and support cognitive abilities. 

More About Our Superfood Focus Bites

Now that we've covered the ingredients that make our bites so delicious and nutritious, let's go over a few more key facts about these snacks! Below, you'll find answers to some of our most commonly asked questions.

How Can I Buy Them?

We sell our Superfood Focus Bites directly on our website.

You can choose from a 10-pack box or a 20-pack box, depending on the quantity you need.

Can I Subscribe?

Yes! In fact, you get the most benefits when you subscribe to receive routine shipments of our Superfood Focus Bites. This way, you can rest assured that you'll never run out of your favorite snack.

A few of the other reasons to sign up for our subscription service include:

  • Save 25% on every renewal order
  • Receive a text or email before each delivery so you know what to expect
  • Access priority-level customer service
  • Enter our members-only group to learn about and discuss our products

You can easily skip a shipment or change your subscription at any time by visiting our website. You can also cancel at any time online, or by reply.

What Is the Serving Size?

Each pack of Focus Bites contains one serving. In each serving, there are 22 grams.

What Makes the Focus Bites Different From Other Energy Snacks?

Yes, there are other snacks on the market designed to boost your energy levels and improve your focus throughout the day, but here's why our Superfood Focus Bites are different: They actually taste as good as they make you feel.

Let's be honest. The health foods market has given us a raw deal when it comes to snacks and convenience foods. While many of them might be packed with nutrients, they also have a taste that's anything but delicious. That means you're less likely to reach for them throughout the day, which defeats their entire purpose.

With our Focus Bites, we wanted to do things differently.

We pack a ton of benefits into those 22 grams, and that's exactly what you'll get -- minus any of the guilt!

While our team loves them, we know you don't want to hear our opinions only.

That's why we encourage you to check out our reviews.

You can find our customer feedback at the bottom of each product page on our website. Some of the features that our buyers are raving about include:

  • The deep chocolate flavor
  • How full the bites make them feel
  • The chewy texture
  • The convenient size
  • The "pick me up" feeling they deliver

What If I Don't Love Them?

We're confident that you'll love everything about our Superfood Focus Bites, from the ingredients to the taste. However, if you find that they're not your cup of tea, you can take advantage of our 60-day money-back guarantee.

We want you to be 100% satisfied with all of the For Wellness products that you try.

If you have any issues or questions, we love hearing from you. Just email us at info@forwellness.com.

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