‘cause it’s a green smoothie- duhhh. oh, and this nutritional powerhouse is considered the king of greens
providing crazy amounts of Vit A, C, K, B-complex groups of vitamins (niacin, vitamin B-6-pyridoxine, thiamin, pantothenic acid, etc.), copper, calcium, magnesium, sodium, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus, fiber, kale contains all the essential amino acids and 9 non-essential ones
super great as an anti-inflammatory
one can call it leafy meat- as it contains B-Vitamins, iron, and protein
umm- another green for a green smoothie. oh, and it made Popeye strong, so why not!?
vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese, high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber
great as an anti-oxidant and also helps your cardiovascular system
in the 1930s U.S. spinach growers credited Popeye with a 33% increase in domestic spinach consumption
as a healthy carb, low in cals, and high in fiber, all apples are great for you, but only the green granny smith, have this tangy-sweet burst!
Vit A, B, C, fiber, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, and ranks second for highest antioxidant activity- but to get all of this goodness, you gotta eat the skin!
high fiber not only helps keep you full, but great for digestion
while more than 2,500 varieties of apples are grown in North America, only the crabapple is native to North America- while other apples originated in China—how you like them apples??
wild Blueberries contain more of the powerful antioxidant anthocyanin and demonstrate greater antioxidant -capacity per serving than cultivated blueberries.
Vit A, C, E, B6, beta carotene, retinol, fiber, niacin, Calcium, iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Manganese
Wild Blueberries hold their shape, texture and color through a variety of baking and the manufacturing process. They also freeze very well, and can potentially maintain their quality for more than two years
unlike their regular cousins, Wild Blueberries are not actually planted. They sprout up and are spread underground!
great for their support in detoxification and helping to purify your blood and your liver
vitamin A, B, C, calcium, iron, protein, phosphorus, zinc, fiber, vitamin B6, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese
get that blood flowing– Its nitric oxide helps relax and dilates blood vessels, which increases blood flow to the extremities
get your beet on– many cultures believe that if a man and a woman eat from the same beet-cupid’s arrow will surely hit
provides 273% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin C in one-cup, five times that of an orange!
Vit A, C, K, E, B, potassium, copper, folate, fiber, manganese, iron and magnesium. Also rich in polyphenols (antioxidant properties)
about 2 kiwis have as much fiber as a serving of most whole grain cereal. This fiber, and its acidity may help to control blood sugar levels
Kiwi-fruit seeds are actually an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids
besides having an extra-special compound called -deoxynojirimycin that helps control blood sugar, this super-berry even has protein and iron!!
Vit C, A, K, E, B-complex vitamins, protein, iron, fiber, potassium, manganese, magnesium, reservatrol, and anthocyanins (disease whooping bad boys)
one serving of mulberries have 20% RDI of iron!!
did we mention this berry has protein!!
great source of protein–Hemp contains 25% – 31 % protein, second only to soy (35%), but the protein in hemp foods is more easily digestible—and contains all 8 essential amino acids!!
Vit A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D, E, fiber, iron, chromium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and omegas- but less than 8% sat fat
Hemp nut is the highest in total essential fatty acids (EFA’s), of any natural occurring food source
Hemp foods contain all eight essential amino acids, Leucine, Lysine, Threoine, Phen+tyro, Valine, Meeth+cyst, Isoleucin, Tryptophan, with higher amounts of each than other main sources of protein, like egg whites, tofu, human milk, and whole cow’s milk
chia (Mayan word for strength) seeds expand when introduced to liquid, so instead of using artificial thickeners, we use this vita-packed super seed- helps keep you fuller longer- and even retain hydration
B-complex Vitamins, and very much like hemp has complete Protein chain, it's rich in Omega 3’, fiber, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, copper , manganese, niacin, iron, thiamin, magnesium, and boron
Chia fiber protects the intestine walls and improves the process of digestion.
The high oil content of its leaves acts as a highly effective insect repellant, making harsh chemical insecticides unnecessary and organic seeds easy to find
contains both soluble and insoluble fiber- which is great for cholesterol-lowering , helping to stabilize blood sugar, and, of course, proper functioning intestines
B-complex vitamins, rich in omega 3’s, phytochemicals, magnesium, phosphorus and copper, great amount of dietary fiber, thiamin, manganese, and selenium
great to add in variety of foods for nutritional benefits & texture like yogurt, cereals. so don’t be afraid to try both golden or brown flax seed- as even though they may differ in taste, have the same nutritional benefits
flax seeds need to be ground to make the nutrients available (otherwise they just “pass through”)
besides being a greens food superpowerhouse, one lil bit of this pond algae will meet your RDA of B12. Spirulina contains over twice the amount of B12 found in an equivalent serving of liver
especially rich in vitamin E, C, A, K, beta carotene and B complex Vitamins- including B-12 (not usually found in plant foods), chlorophyll, rich in essential fatty acids, carotenoids, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, zinc, and phosphorous
has the highest protein content of any naturally occurring food source— it's made up of about 70% protein, and contains all 8 essential amino acids
Spirulina contains almost every nutrient required by the human body- including 96 trace elements!
one of the most powerful natural detoxifiers, binding to lingering heavy metals, chemicals and pesticides found in your digestive tract to help eliminate them, but somehow knows how not bind to beneficial minerals like calcium, magnesium, or zinc! smartfood, really!
Vit’s A, C, E, D, B6, B12, chlorophyll, potassium, a-carotene, calcium, iron, riboflavin, niacin, phosphorous, magnesium, zinc, omega 3 & 6, and lutein
this wonderful detoxifying agent, helps to balance your body’s pH if too acidic
chlorella, is not just algae, but a single cell organism, that is said to have been around and unchanged for over 2 billion years!
pineapple juice while providing sweetness, contains only half the calories of an apple, but more importantly, it contains an enzyme Bromelain, which is excellent for helping digest all the wonderful goodness in our smoodee (and other meals of course)
Vit C, A, B-complex Vitamins like folates, thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, and minerals like copper, manganese and potassium
found to help suppress coughs and loosen mucus
the Bromelain enzyme in pineapples breaks down meat proteins. This means that you can use pineapple or pineapple juice as a meat tenderizer
not only give our smoodee a fresh note of flavor, but its anti-microbial properties, helps eliminate any hiding microbes!
Vit’s A, C, K, manganese, copper, calcium, iron, folate, magnesium, and Omega 3
Eugenol- an oil found in basil, makes basil a natural anti-inflammatory
DNA/RNA bodyguards! two water-soluble flavonoids of basil protect cell structures as well as chromosomes from radiation and oxygen-based damage
not only provides us with an extra-special added ‘burst’, but of course keeps it nicely fresh!
Vic C, A, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, copper, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium
leave caffeinated drinks behind, and start your day off right with fresh lemon juice and hot water to stimulate your digestive track
while lemons may seem quite acidic, they’re a surprisingly good source of an alkaline food that can help balance your body’s pH levels
EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL
a healthy dash gives our smoodee an extra-silky gulp
omega 3’s and 6’s, Vit E, K, calcium, and iron
olive oil has a higher proportion of monounsaturated fats than animal fat, which is often high in saturated fat. Studies have indicated that if you replace saturated fats with monounsaturated fats, you can lower your risk of coronary heart disease
extra virgin olive oils are not processed or refined, but freshly squeezed from plucked olives without any additives whatsoever
DIRTY DOZEN (NEED TO BE ORGANIC)
Sweet bell peppers
**Spinach, Kale & Other Leafy Greens
**worst known for pesticides
* 100% all natural
* no chemical preservatives (so yes, it WILL go bad- just like any other veggie or fruit in your fridge)
* because we like you, and your health, anything from that nasty, dirty dozen pesticide list, we make sure is organic—and we condone you do so as well!