Genuine Health Greens+ 360 Capsules
Boost your nutritional intake, energy and vitality with Canada’s first and only research-proven superfood formula! Just one serving daily provides a synergistic blend of over 23 plant-based essential nutrients. Highly alkaline-forming and rich in antioxidants, greens+ nourishes and protects your body, increases energy, promotes healthier bones – and so much more.
The consumer response over the years has been overwhelming, and with testimonials pouring in from all walks of life about how greens+ has improved people’s energy and health, we were inspired to discover all the ways that greens+ works. Since 1999, Genuine Health has invested in 8 research studies to prove the efficacy of greens+ and its far reaching health benefits, including:
• Increased energy and improved overall well-being - guaranteed*
• High Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity (ORAC) - a measure of antioxidant ability for anti-aging support
• Bone support through the production of osteoblasts**
• Antioxidant equivalent of 6 servings of organic fruits and vegetables
• Low Potential Renal Acid Load (PRAL) - a measure of alkalinity (a more alkaline body = a healthier body)
greens+ is licensed by Natural Health Product Directorate (NHPD).
2012 marks the 20 year anniversary of greens+ - a product that has stood the test of time because it works!
Available in original, mixed berry, tangerine & watermelon flavours. Also available: convenient greens+ capsules.
*As found in a clinical, double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted by a pharmacist from the University of Toronto and published in the Canadian Journal of Dietetics Practice and Research.
**Findings from the University of Toronto suggest greens+ may be used effectively in the management of osteoporosis.
Per 8.5g serving of greens+
|Phosphatide complex Lecithin (26% phosphatidyl choline; 97% oil free; soybean) In the brain, phosphatidyl choline is changed into actylcholine a compound essential for the transmission of messages from one nerve ending to another. In the intestinal tract, lecithin helps with the absorption of vitamins A and D, and other fat-soluble nutrients. In the bloodstream, lecithin may help prevent cholesterol and other fat from accumulating on the walls of the arteries.
|Hordeum vulgare, Medicago sativa, Triticum aestivum, Beta vulgaris: Barley, alfalfa and wheat grass & red beet root Each of these three grasses contain high levels of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is one of the finest blood builders and blood rejuvenators Organic alfalfa is high in chlorophyll and is a well-documented colon cleanser, deodorizer and detoxifier. Alfalfa contains octacosanol, an energy extender, and is very alkalinizing. Barley is highly alkaline, providing stamina and is rich in enzymes, especially superoxide dismutase (SOD). According to recent research, the life span of humans and many mammals is directly proportional to the SOD content in the heart, brain and liver. It also has a purifying effect that enables the body to eliminate toxins. Wheat Grass contains only organic, field grown wheat grass sprouts that are generally free from the gluten and allergens found in mature wheat. The wheat grass powder made from these sprouts is a blood purifier and a cell-cleansing agent. Red beet is organically grown whole red beet powder has been used to facilitate digestion as well as stimulate the kidneys and lymphatic system.
|Spirulina platensisSpirulina platensis is the most nutrient-rich of any blue-green algae. It's known as a "whole" food, since each cell is a complete organism, containing most of the nutrients necessary to sustain more evolved life forms. It is a potent source of beta-carotene, with ten times the concentration found in carrots. It contains many enzymes - catalysts for chemical changes in the body. It is also a terrific source of essential fatty acids.
|Malus domestica: Apple fruit Apple fibre helps to maintain intestinal balance. It cleanses the intestinal tract with its soluble and insoluble fibres.
|Chlorella pyrenoidosa: Japanese chlorella (cracked cell) It is made up of 60% easily digested protein. It has nearly twice the protein of soy and 8 times that of rice, as well as an immense amount of chlorphyll. It contains over 20 different vitamins and minerals. Studies have found that chlorella helps detoxify the body of toxins.
|Glycine max: Organic soy sprouts Soy sprouts are a source of many protective compounds such as superoxide dismutase (SOD); enzymes that protect the body from free radicals.
|Oryza sativa: Organic whole brown rice kernel The combined fibres in our whole brown rice powder gently "sweep" the lining of the intestinal tract, helping to eliminate dietary toxins.
|Stevia leaf powder
|Eight bacterial cultures: Lactobacillus: helveticus (R0052) - 0.19 billion cfu, rhamnosus (R0011) - 0.43 billion cfu; casei (R0215) 0.09 billion cfu, plantarum (R1012) - 0.09 billion cfu and salivarius (R0078) - 0.04 billion cfu; Bifidobacterium: longum (R0175) - 0.04 billion cfu, bifidum (R0071) - 0.04 billion cfu and breve (R0070) - 0.24 billion cfu - 100mg These beneficial lactobacilli restore the balance of microflora necessary for a healthy gastro-intestinal tract.
|Royal jelly (5% 10-HDA) Royal jelly is well known to support immune functions and increase energy. Royal jelly can decrease allergic reactions by its immune boosting effects, lower LDL cholesterol and has antihypertensive properties.
|Bee pollen Bee pollen contains high amounts of many different nutrients. It may help some people desensitize their allergic reactions to pollen. Bee pollen has also been shown to be high in antioxidant phenolic compounds such as flavonoids.
|FOS (fructooligosaccharides)(from chicory root (Chichorium intybus
|Standardized herbal ingredients:
|Glycyrrhiza uralensis: Licorice root extract standardized to 10% glycyrrhizin (5:1 = 580mg) Licorice root has been used for several thousand years as an herbal transporter because it helps with absorption of other herbs. Licorice root also helps to prevent the depletion of the immune system often caused by stress. It does this by nourishing and helping to sustain proper adrenal functions. Licorice has antiviral properties and increases the antioxidant activity of the liver.
|Malpighia glabra: Acerola berry juice extract standardized to 18% Vitamin C Acerola berries are the most potent natural source of vitamin C and bioflavonoids available.
|Eleutherococcus senticosus: Siberian ginseng root extract standardized to 0.8% eleutherosides (28:1 = 1,680mg) Ginseng has been used for centuries as an anti-fatigue, anti-stress herb. It is a powerful adaptogens that helps your body cope with stress.
|Silybum marianum L.:Milk thistle seed extract. standardized to 80% silymarin (15:1 = 900mg) Milk thistle contains bioflavonoids that encourage liver cells to increase their rate of regeneration, or self repair.
|Palmaria palmata: Organic Atlantic dulse seaweed Dulse, (a purple-red seaweed), is a rich source of rare minerals otherwise difficult to find in today's diet.
|Ginkgo biloba extract standardized to 24% ginkgo flavonglycosides and 6% terpene lactones (50:1 = 1,000mg) Ginkgo biloba extract enhances the body's utilization of oxygen and glucose and has a cleansing effect on the circulatory system.
|Camellia sinensis L.: Japanese green tea leaf extract standardized to 90% polyphenols (20:1 = 300mg) Japanese green tea assists digestion and the proliferation of 'friendly bacteria' in the intestines. It has become quite popular due to its antioxidant abilities, cholesterol lowering affects and may be protective against cardiovascular disease. More good news - green tea can increase metabolism and help promote weight loss.
|Camellia sinensis L.: European bilberry extractt standardized to 25% anthocyanidins (100:1 = 1,000mg) The dried berries and the pigments derived from them may positively affect visual function, helping people who have normal myopia or near-sightedness.
|Vitis vinifera: Grape extract (natural process extraction) standardized to 95% procyanidolic value; 200ppm Resveratrol (500:1 = 2,500mg) Full spectrum grape extract contains all the protective ingredients of red wine that help diminish the signs of premature aging. Recent research at the University of Toronto found our exclusive Biovin™ full spectrum grape extract to be strong protection against free radicals. With the same benefits of a glass of red wine, Biovin™ protects against the signs of aging, plus a whole lot more.
|greens+ original: Stevia, skim milk.
|greens+ Natural Mixed Berry: Natural flavour blend with stevia, citric acid, malic acid, skim milk.
|Natural Tangerine: Natural flavour blend with stevia, citric acid, malic acid, skim milk.
|Natural Watermelon: Natural watermelon flavour blend with stevia, malt extract, licorice root, sodium chloride, silicon dioxide, skim milk.
|Nutritional information: Per 8.5g serving of greens+*:
|*Includes greens+ flavoured and unflavoured.