Balanced Greens proteins are designed to suit various needs and always packed with raw organic, Non-GMO, gluten, soy & dairy free ingredients. We’ve created two combinations of superfood and proteins that provide a strong list of benefits:
- 11 energy superfoods
- Omegas 3 and 6
- Total Health Formula
- Probiotics and fiber
- Matcha tea energy and clarity
- Rich antioxidants
- Adrenal support for stress
Plant Protein & Power Meal Ingredients*
General information and nutritional benefits by ingredient.
*Plant Protein: Organic Pea, Organic, Organic Hemp, Organic Chia Seeds & Organic Flax Seeds
*Power Meal: Organic Pea, Organic Hemp, Organic Matcha Tea & Organic Rhodiola
*Both include all Total Health energy food ingredients
Organic Yellow Pea Protein
Our Organic Yellow Pea Protein is another great alternative to whey, meat or soy. As an alternate source of dietary protein, this pea protein can help meet your protein needs. Pea is also high in Iron to help meet your daily Iron needs. Our yellow pea protein is known to contain beneficial phenolic compounds which may have anti-oxidant properties and help promote a healthy inflammatory response.‡
Yellow pea protein contains naturally occurring lysine, which must be consumed in the diet. Lysine may help the body form collagen and support the absorption of calcium.‡
Rice and Pea protein are both good sources of arginine, an amino acid your body needs to build muscle. Arginine is considered an essential amino acid, meaning that you need more of it in times of workouts, stress or illness. Both pea and rice protein digests easily since it contains absolutely no lactose or gluten’s. Which may help avoid the bloating that may occur in sensitive individuals.‡
Pea and rice proteins eclipse all others in both protein content and essential amino acid content. They bring none of the soy, whey or meat proteins problems. They are a great alternative to animal-derived proteins or genetically modified soy.
Rice and pea protein may have some limitations as solo acts, but our combination assures a rich supply of amino acids to meet protein synthesis goals in post-exercise diets and workouts.
Organic Hemp Powder
Our organic hemp protein is 50% protein. Our hemp powder provides a good source of iron, folate and B vitamins as well as being high in protein. It is a terrific, natural source for increasing muscle mass in athletes and body builders – or for people who just want to stay in shape.
It is a natural source of glutamine, it is low in fat, low in cholesterol, low in carbohydrates and may help build muscles without gaining weight from fat. Hemp protein powder is a rich source of Omega3, 6 and 9.‡
Our hemp is free of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides and fungicides.
Our organic hemp protein ingredients are:
∙ Allergen-free (no gluten, soy or lactose)
∙ Plant-based and naturally lactose and gluten-free
∙ Suitable as a protein alternative for vegan or vegetarians
Nutrients and Health Benefits of Hemp
FOLATE (VITAMIN B9) : Essential to numerous bodily functions, and very important for healthy genetic expression.‡
THIAMINE (VITAMIN B1) : Supports your body's energy cycle, heart and nervous system.‡
RIBOFLAVIN (VITAMIN B2) : May support your body's energy cycle, cell health, skin and eye function.‡
NIACIN (VITAMIN B3) : Supports your body's energy cycle, aids in digestive health, and supports the nervous system.‡
PYRIDOXINE : Helps support red blood cells, the immune system and may contribute to healthy brain function.‡
VITAMIN E : A powerful antioxidant, supports healthy blood cells, and may help your body fight free radicals.‡
CALCIUM : An important mineral that is known to help support bones, teeth and may support normal blood flow.‡
POTASSIUM : Supports the body's fluid and electrolyte balance and may contribute to proper heart function.‡
PHOSPHOROUS : a valuable trace mineral and works with the body's genetic process for cell and tissue renewal.‡
MAGNESIUM : An important mineral working with the body to help absorb calcium and potassium. It supports the nerves, energy cycle and acts as a smooth muscle tissue aid.‡
COPPER : A mineral essential to the body's ability to process iron and form healthy blood cells.‡
IRON : Required in adequate amounts by the body to support the energy cycle and for healthy blood cells.‡
ZINC : Assists enzyme activity in all our cells. Zinc also aids protein, fat and carbohydrate metabolism and supports the immune system, growth, development and reproduction, wound healing, healthy skin, nails and eyes.‡
MANGANESE : Involved with the support mechanism that forms healthy blood, bones, nerves and brain function.‡
LINOLEIC ACID : Supports normal skin, hair and bone health, and may supportthe reproductive system.‡ Lionelic acid may support heart, brain and immune systems.‡
DIETARY FIBER : May promote healthy cholesterol, bowel function and reduce appetite.‡
Hemp products may assist the body in normalizing glucose levels.‡
Organic Barley Grass
Barley Grass is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals. Barley leaves contain a very important micronutrient, chlorophyll, which is rich in many vitamins and minerals, with naturally occurring plant protein and enzymes. Chlorophyll is the substance that gives plants their vibrant green color and may support your body's digestive process.‡
Barley Grass contains very large amounts of vitamins, minerals, essential and non-essential amino acids, high amounts of antioxidants and enzymes and other beneficial nutrients. These beneficial nutrients include: Superoxide Dismutase (SOD), B9 (Folic Acid), B5 (Pantothenic Acid), Vitamin A (Carotenoids), including Beta Carotene, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Sodium and Zinc. Indeed, green barley juice contains 11 times the calcium in cows’ milk, nearly 5 times the iron in spinach, 7 times the vitamin C in oranges, and 80 mg of vitamin B12.
Organic Wheat Grass
Organic Wheat Grass is rich in many vitamins, minerals and may contain naturally occurring amino acids.
Nutritional Benefits of Organic Wheat Grass
Great for detoxification and digestion. Good for the blood, the blood flow and also increases the production of red blood cells. Helps lower blood pressure. May support healthy blood sugar levels. May support healthy thyroid function. May contribute to enhanced cognitive function. Control of bad breath. Supports a healthy inflammatory response. May normalize a healthy PH range.
Spirulina contains high amounts of naturally occurring plant protein. These proteins are biologically complete, which means they provide all eight essential amino acids in the proper ratios, as well as all 10 non-essential ones that support good health. Spirulina provides all the required amino acids in a form that is easier to digest than meat or soy protein. Spirulina is also an excellent source of certain other types of essential nutrients such as amino acids, Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), B1, B2, B6, B9 (Folic Acid), Calcium, Sodium, Chromium, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium and Selenium. Spirulina is rich in many micronutrients, and may support healthy skin, blood, and tissue.‡ Spirulina has been said to perhaps be the most nutritious food source known to humans. Spirulina, also known as Spirulina platensis, is blue – green algae that promotes the formation of new blood cells and helps maintain healthy skin.
Alfalfa is a plant that may send roots deep into the soil pulling beneficial nutrients into the chlorophyll rich plant leaves. Chlorophyll gives plants their rich green color. Naturally occurring enzymes may aid in the body's ability to process sugars, fats and proteins.‡ Naturally occurring chlorophyll is a vibrant part of the alfalfa plant, bringing support for many of the body's challenges.‡
Health Benefits of Organic Alfalfa
Alfalfa may be an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals that support strong bones, and is excellent for hair, skin and nails.‡ With a naturally occuring Vitamin K content, Alfalfa may support healthy blood flow.‡ The high Vitamin A content in the plant may support a healthy immune response; preparations of the plant are superior to fish-oil preparations for some people as they lack the fishy odor, are of a vegetarian source, and are somewhat more assimilable.
Organic Rose Hips
Rose Hips are an excellent source of vitamin C and naturally occurring bioflavonoids. Rose hips may also contain fiber. Rose hips may support blood pressure, and offer beneficial micronutrients.‡
Health Benefits of Organic Rose Hips
Rose Hips have been used for centuries and is a rich source of Vitamin C that protects the bodies natural ability to fight free radicals. Vitamin C is a vitamin your body needs to form blood vessels, cartilage, muscle and collagen in bones. Vitamin C is also vital to your body's healing process. Because your body does not produce vitamin C, you need to get it from your diet.
Organic Orange Peel
Orange and Lemon Peel may be a rich source of bioflavonoids, fiber and other essential micronutrients.
The most important phytonutrients are found in the peel and inner white pulp of the orange, which may support the body's natural healing response.
Phytonutrients obtained from the citrus may contain antioxidants that support the body's response to free radicals.‡
Health Benefits of Organic Orange Peel
Most of us who eat oranges normally throw out the peels, but what many of us are unaware of is that these peels are loaded with highly nutritious compounds that are beneficial for our health. Orange peels contain more than 60 types of flavonoids and over 170 different types of phytonutrients, in addition to being rich in various pectins, vitamins, minerals and fiber.‡
Organic Lemon Peel
Lemons are rich in Vitamin C, and are widely used in many cultures for their restorative properties. The skin and bowels benefit from the acidic nature of lemon juice as it can gently aid in waste elimination. Lemon peel is high in citrus bioflavonoids and fiber – both of which may contribute to a more healthy inflammatory response.
Health Benefits of Organic Lemon Peel
Pectin, which is abundant in lemon peel, is an excellent support for total-body health and aging, with critical benefits to key organs and systems.‡
Organic Nutritional Yeast (Safe for Candida)
Grown on beets and pure molasses this product literally vacuums all the B-Vitamins out of whatever it is grown on. It is the second highest source of complete protein in nature (35-50%), and the richest source of B-Vitamins ever found. It is also a rich source of iron and numerous other minerals. It is also naturally low in fat and sodium and is free of sugar, dairy, and gluten. The yeast we choose is heated just high enough to absolutely destroy any yeast activity, but not high enough to lessen the B-Vitamin content.
Health Benefits of Organic Nutritional Yeast
Nutritional yeast, or brewers' yeast, is an excellent source of amino acids, due to the complete proteins inherently present in this valuable ingredient. With trace mineral and between 30-180% of B vitamins present, Nutritional Yeast may support immune function, the body's energy cycle and gene regulation.
Organic Beet Root
Beet Root is a rich source of trace minerals, antioxidants and may support the body's ability to fight free radicals. The high nutrient value of beet root makes it an invaluable food source, to keep hair, skin and bones strong.‡
Health Benefits of Organic Beet Root
Beet Roots are high in fiber, providing about 2-3 grams in each 3/4 cup (100-gram) raw serving. Beets are good sources of vitamins and minerals. Beet Roots are high in several beneficial plant compounds, especially betanin (beetroot red), vulgaxanthin, and inorganic nitrates. Beets may help support a normal blood pressure and increase athletic performance.‡
Spinach is an excellent source of many vitamins, minerals and is chock full of fiber. It is also a great source of antioxidants which are very beneficial for skin, and helps boost the immune system.
Health Benefits of Organic Spinach
Spinach is a valuable leafy green vegetable rich in life giving chlorophyll, and trace minerals. The fiber and other vitamins that are naturally occurring in Spinach help the body combat a variety of health issues. Spinach is a very healthy addition to a balanced diet, and is supercharged to boost our immune system while supporting strong bones and teeth.‡
The chlorophyll in Spinach is a well-known aid to good digestion and is also said to inhibit halitosis. In addition, by helping to detoxify the body, and especially the colon, Spinach prevents pollutants from getting into the bloodstream and helps to improve skin health, combating acne, blemishes and other skin problems.
Women may benefit from the high calcium content in Spinach, because it helps combat osteoporosis and bone loss. This quality is also good for healthy skin, teeth, hair and nails.
Kelp has high trace mineral content including Iodine. Kelp also also contains 1.7 grams of protein and vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K. It is particularly rich in folic acid. It also contains many other phytonutrients found in plants, along with soluble fiber. It even contains some fatty acids, including a little of the omega-3 fatty acids. Kelp contains B vitamins, which are essential for cellular metabolism and providing your body with energy. Kelp provides plenty of iodine, a mineral that most people need more of today due to the presence everywhere of iodine antagonists – bromine, chlorine and fluorides.‡
Nutritional Benefits of Organic Kelp
Minerals such as Calcium, Boron and Magnesium are plentiful in Kelp; these minerals are necessary for strong bones and normal muscle function. Kelp is a kind of seaweed, which is acquired from the deep sea. It is also treated as a sea vegetable and is consumed mainly by the people from Asian countries. It is a staple food in Japan and China. Kelp is believed to be a fabulous food because of the essential nutrients it inhibits. For anyone who is aspiring to lead a hale and hearty lifestyle, kelp serves the purpose.
Organic Chia Seed Powder
Organic Chia Seed powder has many health benefits and delivers a high amount of nutrients with few calories. Chia seed is very rich in antioxidants, many vitamins and minerals and is a great natural source of fiber. They are also packed with protein which helps maintain a healthy weight.
Organic Flax Seed Powder
Flax seed is a great source of fiber, and most of us do not get enough daily fiber, a tablespoon of flax may contain about 8 grams of fiber. Fiber supports healthy digestion keeping the metabolism moving. Flax is an excellent source of Omega 3 fatty acids, which is important as our bodies do not make them.‡
Organic Matcha Tea
Matcha Tea is an excellent source of antioxidants. Used for centuries in many countries and found to be rich in polyphenols and catechins. Matcha promotes relaxation and contributes beneficially to overall health. Matcha Tea works as a superb energy booster with naturally occurring caffeine.‡
Rhodiola, an herbal plant known as an adaptogen. Used in Chinese medicine for centuries, Rhodiola is considered to be a great energy tonic and supports the body under stressful conditions.‡
Probiotics: Essential Good Bacteria
Probiotics: Essential Good Bacteria
Probiotics are essential to human health. They facilitate digestion and provide nutrients that help form the immune system. Probiotics are live microorganisms that are similar to the beneficial microorganisms naturally found in the human gut or digestive tract. These good bacteria are used to help prevent and alleviate many different conditions including those in the gastrointestinal tract.‡ We have three different strains of probiotics, Lactobacillus plantarum, L. casei, and L. acidophilus. For a total of 1.5 billion count per serving.