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Keith Gregory

The Value of B Vitamins

Getting the recommended amounts of B Vitamins plays an essential part in good health. Abundant in green vegetables, whole or enriched grains, dairy, and meats;  B vitamins help promote a healthy metabolism and are also linked to a reduced risk of several health issues research shows. Take vitamin B12 for example, the Mayo Clinic  reported vitamin B12, plays a significant role in nerve function, the formation of red blood cells, the production of DNA.  Most people do not get enough vitamin B 12 or other B vitamins. Signs of vitamin B12 deficiency include: Anemia ( lack of energy )ConfusionDementiaDepressionDifficulty maintaining balanceFatigueIntestinal problemsMood disturbancesMuscle...

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Why Balanced Greens uses Cocoa in its Chocolate Flavor

Did you know that our Chocolate flavor has cocoa powder in it? If fact, it has more cocoa than most, if not all our competitors. Here's why?  Cocoa has numerous health benefits which help promote health and overall well-being.  Cocoa is rich in minerals such as magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, potassium, sulfur and manganese. Cacao is considered as one of the best plant sources of magnesium which is vital in energy production and for healthy muscles, brain, nerves, bones and teeth. It is also a good source of Zinc, Iron and Sodium while providing the body with energy, carbohydrates, protein and dietary fibers....

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The Power of Matcha Tea and Rhodiola

The Choice for why Matcha and Rhodiola are in the Power Meal Here is a close looker at Matcha Tea and Rhodiola benefits. Matcha Tea: Not all antioxidants are created equal and Matcha Tea is the supreme tea for antioxidants. Among green tea antioxidants, catechins are the most potent and beneficial. One specific catechin called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) makes up 60% of the catechins in Matcha Green Tea, and  EGCg is the most widely recognized for its cancer fighting properties. Scientists have found that Matcha Green Tea contains over 100 times more EGCg than any other tea on the market,...

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Keith Gregory

Alfalfa – Why it is a Super Star Superfood

Alfalfa is one of the greatest plants put on this earth. Alfalfa is a plant which sends its roots down twenty to thirty feet into the ground and brings up the minerals that are not available on the surface. Minerals are one of the most neglected nutrients when people are looking for a superfood and Alfalfa fills this gap. Alfalfa is not only rich in minerals, but also vitamins, chlorophyll and other nutrients. Enzymes are sufficiently present to help in the digestion of all four classes of foods–proteins, fats, starches and sugars. Chlorophyll is a vibrant oxygen-rich food which many...

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