We all know that eating our greens is important for our health. But did you know that only 7% of us (according to a 2017 study from the Heart Foundation) are consuming the recommended daily intake of vegetables.
Consuming green vegetables, especially the leafy green varieties has been reported to reduce the risk of various cancers including colon, prostate, breast, cervical, endometrial, gastric, lung, lymphoma, ovarian, pancreatic and thyroid as well as reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood cholesterol and blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, obesity, stroke, eye disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and osteoporosis, to name a few.
Here at BODi we have been taking greens supplements for years, because let's be honest, consuming 5 or more serves of vegetables every day is not always easy or possible. It was, however, difficult to find a product that was 100% organic, didn't contain one hundred different ingredients in such tiny (ineffective) quantities and was free from flavours, additives or sugars... so of course we created our own NOURISH: Organic Revitalising Greens, containing 8 100% organic, nutrient-dense ingredients packed full of antioxidants, amino acids, enzymes, fibre and proteins without any fillers or nasties.
Each ingredient in NOURISH has been carefully selected for their nutritional properties and have been designed to work hand-in-hand to benefit your overall health and wellbeing. Check them out.
Spirulina contains an extremely high content of nutrients and antioxidants, spirulina has anti-inflammatory properties, may help reduce bad cholesterol, nasal allergies, improve the symptoms of diabetes, protect against cancers especially oral cancer, reduce blood pressure, increase endurance and muscle strength in exercise.
Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods, containing many minerals that are often difficult to get enough of in a standard diet. It is also full of powerful antioxidants, helps to lower cholesterol, contains vitamin K and nutrients to protect the eyes and on top of all that is very low in calories.
Organic Barley Grass
Barley grass is a nutrient-rich ingredient containing essential amino acids, beneficial enzymes and fibre. It is also high in antioxidant properties, is a natural detoxifier for harmful metals in the body such as lead, prevents signs of ageing and protects against UV radiation.
Organic Wheat Grass
Wheatgrass is high in nutrients and antioxidants, may reduce cholesterol, help to kill cancer cells and alleviate inflammation. On top of these beneficial properties, wheatgrass is also shown to promote weight loss.
Spinach is high in insoluble fibre, making it great for digestion, it is also very nutrient rich, contains several plant compounds making it great for all around health, is high in antioxidants and may suppress cancer growth and improve blood pressure.
Organic Moringa Oleifera
A native plant to Northern India, Moringa Oleifera has been used in traditional herbal medicines for years. It is extremely high in nutrients such as protein, vitamin B6, vitamin C, Iron and Magnesium. It is also rich in antioxidants, may lower blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation and protect against arsenic toxicity.
Chlorella is anti-oxidising and high in nutrients, protein and chlorophyll, which may remove some toxins such as dioxins and HCAs from the body.
Organic Broccoli Sprouts
Broccoli sprouts are extremely high in concentration of nutritional benefits, and may protect against several types of cancer, boost the immune system, fight off bacterial infections and improve digestion.