Oryana Natural Foods Market
Oryana Natural Foods Market
260 East Tenth Street | Traverse City, MI 49684 | (231) 947-0191

Monday - Saturday 7:30am-9:00pm | Sunday 9:00am-9:00pm

Bulk Specials

Bulk Specials for July

The following items are 15% off:

  • whole dried bananas
  • coconut ribbons
  • coconut shredded
  • chocolate cherries
  • pumpkin seeds
  • brazil nuts
  • sprouted almonds
  • slivered almonds
  • tamari almonds
  • cacao nibs
  • pine nuts
  • hemp protein powder
  • maple cranberry walnuts
  • Himalayan pink salt
  • grey celtic sea salt
  • vitamin c fruit slices
  • oregon trail mix
  • swiss trail mix
  • gluten free oats
  • coconut flour
  • masa harina
  • mung beans
  • sunflower seeds in the shell

The following item is 10% off

Local dried cherries

The following items are on sale this month through Co+op Deals:

July 2 - 15

apricots $3.39/lb
almonds $9.99/lb
red lentils $1.99/lb
garbanzo beans $1.99/lb
golden temple granola $2.39/lb
wilamette valley organic blueberry granola  $2.99/lb
wilamette valley baobab granola $2.99/lb
wilamette valley french vanilla $2.99/lb

July 16 - 29
medjool dates $6.69/lb
cranberries $4.99/lb
red quinoa $4.99/lb
white quinoa $5.69/lb
sunflower seeds $2.99/lb

Coffee on Sale

Equal Exchange organic Midnight Sun
Equal Exchange French Roast Decaf

Bulk Tip: Sprouted Almonds

Phytic Acid – The Anti Nutrient

Grains, seeds, nuts, and legumes have a built-in growth inhibitor called phytic acid, which keeps them from germinating until temperature and moisture conditions are just right. Phytic acid, also called phytates, blocks phosphorus absorption and binds with other minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc, making them unavailable as well. It also inhibits enzymes needed to digest food. Overconsumption of phytic acid can lead to mineral depletion, especially for people in developing countries where grain based foods make up the majority of the diet.

So What Exactly is a sprouted almond?

Sprouted almonds have gone through the process of partial germination. Our ancestors understood the unhealthy dynamics of raw nuts, seeds, grains, and legumes, hence their food preparation techniques included soaking, fermenting, sourdough-making, and sprouting to neutralize the phytic acid and increase the nutritional value and make digestion easier.

 


 

 

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