- For better gastrointestinal health
- Increased energy levels
- Improved immunity
- Better hair, skin and nails
- Increased mental clarity
- Barley Grass, Wheat Grass, Kale, and Alfalfa contain Chlorophyll & Superoxide Dismutase - an antioxidant enzyme.
- Kale is also a source of Calcium and Iron.
- Green Tea contains antioxidant polyphenols, like flavonoids and catechins, particularly Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG). EGCG is known for minimizing oxidation, and its benefits in heart health, metabolic syndrome, mental alertness and weight loss.
- Spinach is a source of Iron and Vitamin A, and contains carotenoids & phenolics.
- Broccoli Sprouts are a good source of Iron, Manganese, Zinc & Vitamin C. Plus they contain Sulforaphane, a potent super nutrient.
- Chlorella is a single cell green algae, and contains Chlorophyll & Total Carotenoids.
- Spirulina is also a single cell green algae, and contains Iron, Beta-carotene, Total Carotenoids, Chlorophyll & Phycocyanin.
Greens SupplementsGreens supplements are an easy way to get the variety of nutrients into your diet, these supplements may also have added key minerals such as:
Magnesium is an essential dietary mineral, and the second most prevalent electrolyte in the body. In fact, every organ, especially the heart, muscles, and kidneys, needs magnesium.
Zinc is an essential mineral nutritionally required by the body. Numerous aspects of body function, particularly cellular metabolism are zinc-dependent. Zinc is found in found in meat, egg, and legume products. Oysters are a particularly good source of zinc.
The physiological functions of calcium are so vital to our survival that the body will stimulate bone resorption (demineralization) to maintain normal blood calcium concentrations if calcium intake is inadequate.
Whilst it is present in a wide variety of foods, the iron found in meat (heme iron) is much more bioavailable than that found in plants (non-heme iron), making it particularly important for vegetarians and vegans. In fact, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide.Supplements may also be boosted with the addition of herbs and other helpful ingredients such as:
- Probiotics and Prebiotic Fibres
- Soluble and Insoluble Fibres
- L-Glutamine – a dietary amino acid from protein – often has low dairy intake in vegans & vegetarians
- Bromelain – a digestive enzyme