Greens and superfoods are dietary supplements in powder, liquid or capsule format that deliver nutrition to the body, helping you meet recommended daily dietary intake of fresh healthy vegetables. Usually, in powder format, greens and superfoods can be easily mixed into water and liquids to drink and absorb quickly. Typically. They have a green hue. Sometimes, natural sugar is added for flavour.
Greens and superfoods can contain a variety of different ingredients depending upon the brand. Typically they include some combination of dried leafy greens and other vegetables, seaweed, grasses, high-antioxidant fruits and herbs with possibly digestive enzymes or probiotics as well.
This includes any combination of ingredients such as leafy greens like spinach, kale, collards and parsley; seaweed like spirulina, chlorella, dulse and kelp; other vegetables like broccoli, beets, carrots, tomatoes and green cabbage; grasses like barley grass, wheatgrass, oat grass and alfalfa grass; high-antioxidant fruits such as blueberries, raspberries, goji and acai berries; nutritional extracts such as green tea extract, grape seed extract and ginkgo Biloba extract; probiotics: Lactobacillus (L.) rhamnosus, L. Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium lactis; plant-based digestive enzymes such as amylase, cellulase, lipase, papain and protease; herbs such as holy basil, astragalus, echinacea and milk thistle; mushrooms such as maitake mushroom extract and shiitake mushroom extract; natural sugar substitutes such as Stevia leaf extract and monk fruit extract; and extra fibre such as rice bran, inulin and apple fibre.Low in calories, but high in minerals and vitamins such as selenium, iodine, chromium and vitamins A, C and K; and plant compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory functions, greens and superfoods offer rich nutritional value without excessive calories. Taking these supplements fill in nutritional gaps that most people have. Benefits include improving your overall health and wellness, lowering the risk of chronic disease and supporting immune function.