Jal Gua (meaning ‘walk in peace’ or ‘walk with power’ in the Naath language) is an instant powder super food created by former child soldier and international hip hop artist Emmanuel Jal. Jal Gua contains a blend of two staple African ingredients: Sorghum and Moringa. Moringa comes from the moringa tree, also known as drumstick tree, horseradish tree, or tree of life because it’s packed with vitamins, minerals and over 46 anti-inflammatories. Moringa trees grow quickly, reaching a height of between 15 and 30 feet within just a few years. The leaves, fruit flowers and immature pods of the tree are eaten as nutritious foods. Sorghum is a grain that has been eaten for over 8,000 years. it’s a staple in South Sudan and many African countries. From Orac Top 100 food, sorghum has over 240,000 antioxidant per every 100 grams eaten and it’s a grain with vitamins and minerals with a lot of health benefits.
Jal Gua is high in iron and an excellent source of Vitamin C. Jal Gua contains 7 essential nutrients: iron, copper, phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and calcium. Jal Gua is made of organic ingredients. It is a gluten free product, processed naturally with no chemicals and no preservatives.
Jal Gua is ideal for busy professionals, moms on the go, athletes, weight management, students and global change makers! Jal Gua can be taken raw mixed with water or teas, used in smoothies, yogurt, soups, or numerous other recipes!
Emmanuel Jal was born into the life of a child solider on an unknown date in the early 1980s in the war torn region of Southern Sudan. Through unbelievable struggles, Emmanuel managed to survive and go on to emerge as a recording artist, achieving worldwide acclaim for his unique style of hip hop with its message of peace and reconciliation born out of his personal experiences. This past year, Jal co-starred with Reese Witherspoon in the Warner Brothers motion picture, “THE GOOD LIE” which tells the story about the journey of four young Sudanese refugees (based on The Lost Boys of Sudan) who win a lottery for relocation to the United States. Emmanuel is in demand as a speaker and has addressed the UN, US Congress, the Carter Centre and the highest tiers of several governments. He is also the founder of Gua Africa, an educational charity in East Africa.
As Emmanuel was traveling the world performing on tour, acting and speaking his blood pressure began to spike and also showed early symptoms of diabetes partnered with intense fatigue. In order to combat these ailments he developed Jal Gua and the results were tremendous. His blood pressure lowered, he had energy to perform and felt revitalized and rejuvenated. Jal Gua is a dietary supplement for vegans, vegetarians and health conscious individuals.
“I believe peace is when my belly is full. Food can bring peace. Healthy bodies lead to healthy minds. I invented a product called Jal Gua and mixed sorghum and moringa to create an instant powder that I can put in anything to provide nutrients and energy.” – Emmanuel Jal.