Here at Walters handmade honey nougat we only the use the finest natural ingredients, including natural vanilla extract. Not only does vanilla smell and taste delicious, it also has fantastic health benefits including the following:
- Increases mental performance – Vanilla has been used for centuries as an antioxidant and cognitive enhancing agent, and for good reason. Vanilla contains chemicals called vanilloids that activate receptors in a similar way to capsaicin, which is well known to reduce inflammation and improve mental performance.
- Antioxidant Activity – Natural vanilla extract contains numerous antioxidants, including vanillic acid and vanillin. Antioxidants protect your body from damage from harmful components, such as free radicals and toxins.
- Anti-inflammatory abilities – Vanilla extract has powerful liver-protective abilities as well as anti-inflammatory factors
- Lowers cholesterol – The vanillin found in vanilla has also been found to significantly reduce total blood cholesterol
It has also been used to calm stomach cramps, reduce hunger, reduce the effects of morning sickness and relieve stress… And, of course, it tastes scrumptious too!