Are Green Superfood Powders Worth The Investment?

Are Green Superfood Powders Worth The Investment?

Considering that only 24% of women and 15% [1]of men actually consume the recommended 5 serves of veg a day, it is more important than ever to try to boost your intake of essential nutrients.Green superfood powders are so convenient andnecessary as they can pack many nutrients into one meal.That is not to say that the powder is a replacement for fresh fruit and veg but they are a healthy addition to your daily diet. These are some of the most noteworthy benefits of a green superfood powder.

A natural energy booster

Adding a greens powder to your smoothie can be a great way to increase your morning energy levels. It’s great for a natural pick me up instead of reaching for that coffee pot! Many green powders utilise compounds to make you feel alert and energetic such as green tea extract however, for a non-caffeinated energy boost Melrose Health’s Organic Essential Greens contains concentrated amounts of iron for a healthy boost to your day. For each serve of essential greens, we are hitting over 100% of you RDI for Iron.Iron is an essential mineral that is required for the function of hemoglobin which is used to transport oxygen in our body.  People who are deficient in iron often experience low energy and fatigue explains Dr. Julie Chen BSc Science & Innovation at Melrose Health.

 

Can prevent chronic diseases

Thanks to the actions ofplant compounds called polyphenols, Essential Greens provide strong antioxidant activity as well as help provide support for various inflammatory processes, detoxification functions and potentially reduce risk for various conditions. Dark leafy greens in general are a consistently credited for heart health and for cancer prevention. These leafy greens are usually a big component in greens powder and in the Melrose Essential Greens powder there are four powerful greens (Wheatgrass, Barley Grass, Chlorella and Spirulina). Taking the superfood powder is a lot easier and more realistic than making a big kale salad every day and being frustrated when you still aren’t getting the recommended daily intake of nutrients.

Can help with detoxification

Essential Greens  powder can help you toeliminate waste and toxins from the body through its antioxidant effects.  Spirulina and Chlorella has been shown through clinical studies to be able to bind and remove heavy metals from its environment.  This is one of the reasons why choosing organic is so important.  These green powders in an organic form will also help to decrease the toxic burden. Our bodies are already impacted by environmental pollutants, chemicals and contaminants.  All of these can impact every system in our bodies.  It can deplete healthy functioning of our cells, impact on our endocrine systems, affect our moods and even influence our body weight.

Wheatgrass as well as barley grass also contain fibre and prebiotics which can contribute to regularity and a healthier gut environment.  Helping to eliminate waste and promoting regularity will help your all your cells and organs function better.

Overall, as the majority of people find it hard to incorporate all the much needed nutrients into their day-to-day life, products such as green superfood powders can make your life that much easier. The convenience of these products can be great for the whole family especially when simply adding it to meals like smoothies where it gives you that extra nutritional kick! Melrose Organic Essential Greens is available in good health stores and pharmacies, start your health journey today! 

[1]Australian Bureau Statistics

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