Super-foods are referred to as such because of their nutritionally dense nature, and high anti-oxidant status. Super foods supply us with abundant vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and anti-oxidants, as well as being energy boosting, alkalinising and detoxifying for the body.
Green foods are the perfect food for those who feel they aren’t getting the nutrients that they need from their diet; for those who want an easily assimilated form of concentrated nutrients; and those who need a gentle detox.
Spirulina is a blue-green algae which is nutrient dense and energising. Spirulina is considered a “whole food” as it is very rich in vitamins – especially B vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, protein, and essential fatty acids.
Chlorella is an algae which contains large amounts of chlorophyll, and is a great source of B vitamins, minerals, protein, and essential fatty acids. Because of the high chlorophyll content, Chlorella is very good for cleansing and alkalinising the body.
Barley Grass is taken from the grass of the barley grain, and provides us with a wide range of nutrients including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential fatty acids. Barley grass reduces acidity in the body, is rich in anti-oxidants, and works to cleanse and nourish the blood.
Wheat grass is nutritionally very similar to barley grass. Wheat grass is taken from the grass of the wheat grain, and is also rich in many nutrients including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and essential fatty acids.
Acai berries are unique in their antioxidant and Vitamin C content, and are known to assist with detoxification and weight loss.
A traditional Chinese berry, goji berries are full of anti-oxidants and make a great addition to anyone’s diet for their nutritional content.
Medicinal mushrooms balance the immune system and offer a wide range of health benefits.
Reishi, Maitake and Shiitake mushrooms are used for treating conditions such as cancer, heart disease, fatigue and viral infections, and are rich in B Vitamins, Vitamin D and amino acids.