Mum was right, greens are good for you! A guide to greens supplements.
There are so many supplements marketed at improving your overall health and wellbeing but nothing comes close to a properly dosed and wide covering greens supplement. Gut health, digestive function, hair and skin quality, energy, this list of benefits goes on and on. In this blog we’ll break down what greens supplements are and what to look for in them.
What are greens supplements?
Greens supplements are a well-balanced delivery of leafy greens, vegetables, grasses, high antioxidant fruits. sprouts and algae’s which provide the body with vital vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Commonly blended with pre & pro biotics for added health benefits as well as digestive enzymes to assist in getting the most out of your dietary intake. The ingredients used are usually dried and ground in to a powder. These powders usually have a strong herby taste so some times an natural sweetener will be added to improve taste.
What are the benefits of taking greens supplements?
There are many benefits of taking a high quality greens supplement such as;
What to look for in your greens supplement.
There are lots of different ingredients which are used in greens supplements, some have been known to use up 80 different ingredients! But there are a few staples you should make sure are in there;
How should I take my greens supplement?
All greens supplements will be in a powder form which are designed to be mixed with water and consumed but there are other alternatives to just having them with water;
With these alternatives keep in mind heating some of the ingredients can change the properties of them so always advised to take these supplements as directed on the packaging.
Disclaimer: The above article is merely a guide and is in no way a recommendation or a treatment protocol for any health conditions or diseases. You should always consult with a qualified health care provider before changing your supplement, training or nutritional strategy. Supplementation should not be attempted by pregnant or breastfeeding women, anyone on prescription medication or children under the age of 15 unless advised by your qualified health care provider.
Author: Chad Streatfield
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