Are green powders better than multivitamins?

Are green powders better than multivitamins?

Multivitamins and green powders are often seen as a ‘quick fix’ – a convenient way to take vitamins and minerals on the run when you have a busy lifestyle. But unfortunately, our bodies have simply not evolved in a way that enables them to derive all its nutrients from a pill; the simple act of chewing stimulates enzymes in the digestive system ...
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What is the healthiest juice?

What is the healthiest juice?

Drinking a glass of chilled juice is one of the most refreshing and delicious ways of consuming vitamins and antioxidants, and there is such a wide variety to choose from, each providing its own health benefits. For example, carrot juice is rich in vitamin A, derived from the beta carotene, which gives the vegetable its orange colour; kale juice...
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Are green powders a waste of money?

Are green powders a waste of money?

We’d suggest there are a number of reasons why our fresh wheatgrass juice is better value for money than a powdered brand. The lengthy manufacturing processes that reduce greens to powder form can mean that their inherent goodness deteriorates, as they lose their zest and enzymes. Our wheatgrass is harvested, juiced and flash-frozen with as lit...
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What are the top 3 Superfoods?

What are the top 3 Superfoods?

There is much debate as to which foods might rightfully be considered one of the world’s ‘top three superfoods’. However, the criteria for judging what qualifies as a superfood is widely agreed to be a food that is packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, offering the maximum nutritional benefits with minimal calories. On that basis, we...
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Are powders healthy?

Are powders healthy?

  Britt’s Superfoods only sells organic live wheatgrass juice and other superfood juices, so we’re not experts on powder products, but as far as we’re concerned, fresh is always best!  One of the problems with powders is that the processing procedure they undergo may eradicate important nutritional ingredients like fibre and water; fibre is esse...
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Is it okay to take food supplements?

Is it okay to take food supplements?

Many leading health organisations, such as the NHS, the FDA and EUFIC (the European Food Information Council), advise that taking food supplements is unnecessary. Also, as food supplements are unregulated, their benefits can be uncertain and there are circumstances in which they could actually be detrimental.  For example, too much iron can caus...
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