The Baobab tree is native to the warmer and drier climates of the world. The trees produce a large fruit which is praised for its bountiful health benefits. These include lowering blood pressure, promoting digestive health, balancing blood sugars and even promoting weight loss by increasing feelings of satiety.
Barley Grass is derived from fields of Barley, so it’s super important that we use Organic to make sure the superfood stays free from harmful herbicides and pesticides otherwise commonly used on the plant. Barley grass is high in protein, fibre and iron – helping you to feel fuller for longer as well as energised and alert.
A freshwater algae known for its health-boosting properties; chlorella is better absorbed in supplement form as it is hard to digest in its natural state. Chlorella is high in a whole host of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants – which have been shown to boost immune function, detoxify and balance cholesterol levels.
The Moringa tree is native to North India. Its pods and leaves have been used in ancient medicine for thousands of years. A powdered form of Moringa provides an impressive dose of Vitamin C and antioxidants. Studies have shown that Moringa supplementation can help to lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol and reduce inflammation.
This exotic fruit takes up to 2 years to grow to fruition but is well worth the wait! Pineapple gives us a great big dose of Vitamins A, C and K as well as numerous essential minerals. It also contains bromelain, an enzyme only found in pineapples, which helps to digest food and support gut health.
A staple ingredient in all green smoothies and juices, wheatgrass has earned its spot in the superfood spotlight! Within wheatgrass you’ll find no less than vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and essential amino acids. Studies have shown that wheatgrass supplementation helps to improve liver function, boost energy levels and fight off free radicals.
Spirulina is a unique superfood which is grown in freshwater and often categorised as a blue-green alga. This amazing nutrient rose to fame when NASA declared they would aim to grow it in space to efficiently nourish its astronauts – out of the world! Back to Earth, Spirulina is widely praised for its ability to balance cholesterol, lower blood pressure, control blood sugars and also for its antioxidant capacity.
The Camu Camu plant grows on flooded riverbanks in the Amazon rainforest and is fruit and leaves have been used by the locals of Brazil and Peru for centuries. This powerful berry contains a whole host of nutrients which have been shown to reduce inflammation, reduce the duration of the common cold and support overall immune function.