We have selected and combined 10 of the best superfoods on the planet for this smoothie mix. Getting your daily dose of health-promoting nutrients doesn't get any easier! Featuring chia seeds, ground flaxseed, hemp seed hearts, acerola cherry powder, beet powder, acai powder, goji berry powder, camu camu powder, maqui powder, mangosteen, and sprouted brown rice protein. Just scoop and blend....we've done the rest!
Camu Camu powder is a rich source of antioxidants and phytonutrients that support and enhance health and immunity. It has more vitamin C than any other plant in the world (30-60 times more than an orange!). Camu contains the amino acids serine, valine, and leucine and is a significant source of beta carotene, calcium, iron, niacin, phosphorous, riboflavin and thiamin. Camu Camu is known to help maintain good eyesight, reduce inflammation, help maintain mental clarity and concentration (often used by alternative medical practitioners to combat ADD) and provide collagen, tendon, and ligament support.
Goji berries are simply one of the most nutrient dense fruits on earth. They are great for strength, stamina, and longevity and have one of the highest protein concentration of any fruit. Goji berries are the highest rated antioxidant food in the world based on the ORAC Chart of Fruits, Vegetables and Essential Oils. Goji berries are also a good source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and E, and have natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal compounds. Goji berries contain all 18 of the essential amino acids (the building blocks of protein) that the human body cannot create itself, and they contain 500 times more vitamin C per ounce than oranges!
The Acai berry may be the number one superfood in the world! Acai is loaded with antioxidants, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids (which are rarely found in fruit), essential amino acids, polyphenols, flavanoids, iron, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and vitamins B1, B2, B3, C, and E. It has one of the highest ratings of antioxidants in any food according to ORAC. Acai berries possess the amazing ability to absorb damaging free radicals contribute to aging and disease. Some possible benefits of acai include anti-aging, supporting healthy body weight, improving mental function, supporting healthy blood sugar levels, reducing age-related vision loss, improving energy levels, supporting healthy cellular tissue growth, and support for healthy skin, hair, and nails.
Known as the "Patagonian Superfruit" Maqui berries are found in the Patagonia region of South America and are one of the most powerful antioxidants in the world. Anthocyanins give the berry its dark purplish color and contain natural enzymes that may aid in tissue reparation, repairing damaged proteins in blood vessel walls, improve eyesight, and supporting healthy cardiovascular function. Other possible benefits of the Maqui berry include boosting immunity, increasing energy, anti-aging, appetite suppressant, reduction in LDL cholesterol, detoxification of the digestive system, increasing strength and stamina, and neutralizing enzymes that cause inflammation and pain.
Mangosteen is one of the world's most amazing superfruits. It's loaded with powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and antibiotic compounds. Mangosteen contains a class of naturally occurring polyphenol compounds known as xanthone which support cardiovascular health. Possible benefits of Mangosteen include boosting immunity, reducing fatigue, fighting obesity, elevating mood, reducing vertigo, combating infections, promoting healthy joints, reducing pain, nourishing the brain and nervous system, and defending against inflammation.
Chia seeds are certainly a superfood as they contain a plethora of nutrients including omega 3's (700 times more than salmon), antioxidants, minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, manganese, and magnesium, and vitamins like niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, and folic acid. Chia seeds are renowned for their stamina and energy-boosting qualities, and are great for digestion as they contain high amounts of fiber.
Flaxseed is the #1 source of lignans in the human diet. Lignans are unique polyphenols that provide us with antioxidant and fiber-like benefits. Flaxseeds contain 7 times the amount of lignans as sesame seeds, the runner up. Flaxseeds contain lots of fiber (8 grams of per tablespoon) and tons plant-based Omega-3s (primarily alpha-linolenic acid, or ALA), which promote digestive health.
Hemp seeds are a nutrient-dense vegan food source that provides the body with many necessary macro- and micro-nutrients including protein, essential fatty acids (a balanced ratio of omega-3 and omega-6), dietary fiber, all 8 essential amino acids, vitamins, A, B, D & E, calcium, sodium, and iron. Nutritionists claim that consumption of Hemp Seeds alone could sustain human life for a period of 3 months without causing vitamin or mineral deficiency. They're known to help reduce cholesterol, protect against memory loss, promote new cell growth, balance blood sugar levels, and promote digestive health.
Brown rice protein combines the endosperm and the bran from raw, sprouted, whole-grain brown rice. It is hypoallergenic and contains all the essential and nonessential amino acids. It is naturally rich in vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients such as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, phosphorous, iron, and potassium. Our brown rice protein powder is created with a low temperature, natural enzyme process without the use of chemicals or acid hydrolysis. It is free of gluten, solvents GMOs, radiation, artificial flavors, preservatives or artificial colors. It is easily digestible, 98% assimilable, and simply a perfect way to get your protein.
Acerola Cherries are a West Indian cherry and they provide one of the richest sources of vitamin C on the planet.
Beets are one of the richest dietary sources of antioxidants and they support the natural process of detoxification within the body.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Add 11g (approx 1 tbsp) of mix to almond milk, juice or liquid of your choice OR blend into a smoothie.
INGREDIENTS: SPROUTED BROWN RICE PROTEIN*, GOJI BERRY POWDER*, CHIA SEEDS*, ACAI POWDER*, CAMU CAMU POWDER*, MAQUI POWDER*, MANGOSTEEN POWDER*, GOLDEN FLAXSEED*, ACEROLA CHERRY POWDER*, BEET POWDER*, HEMP SEEDS*