Organic Super Green Support – Depke Wellness
The Depke Wellness Organic Super Green Support is a concentrated, all-natural blend of organic grasses, fruits and vegetable powders that can mix in water or other liquids to make a delicious, healthful drink.
Organic Greens and Reds powder is a healthful supplement for those who wish to supplement their diet with this concentrated phytonutrient blend of grasses, vegetables and botanicals. Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower, offer protective sulforophane compounds known for their ability to induce phase 2 detoxifying enzymes. This product contains a wide assortment of organic fruits including raspberry, strawberry and blueberry to provide potent antioxidant protection. It also supplies 400% of the Daily Value for Vitamin C. In addition, fiber from flax seed and digestive enzymes are included to support overall gastrointestinal health.
Measuring Antioxidant Activity – The Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity
The oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC) assay is a method for quantifying the antioxidant strength of substance (i.e. its ability to fight free radicals). The method was developed in part at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University. The measurement is standardized against a water- soluble vitamin E derivative (called Trolox) which has a known ORAC value, and is reported in terms of Trolox equivalents (μmole TE). This method serves as an excellent way to quantify the ability of various compounds to quench free radicals. ORAC values have been measured for many fruits and vegetables as well as numerous plant extracts. For example, a single serving (1/2 cup) of fruits and vegetables yields an ORAC value between 600 – 800 μmoleTE. Based on the recommendation that we should be consuming nine to thirteen servings of fruits and vegetables a day, one can tell that the ORAC value of a healthful diet would be quite high. ORAC value for Organic Greens and Reds is approximately 3,000 μmoleTE per serving which is the ORAC equivalent of 3-4 servings of fruits and vegetables. While dietary supplements do not take the place of a healthy, well-balanced diet, Organic Greens and Reds can serve as an excellent way to help meet the daily fruit and vegetable serving recommendations.
Organic Greens and Reds may be a useful dietary supplement for individuals wishing to supplement with a healthful combination of phytonutrients.
8 grams (1 scoop) contains approximately
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)……………………………………..240 mg Organic Proprietary Blend……………………………………….8 g
Providing: Green Foods
Organic Wheat Grass (young leaf), Organic Green Tea Extract (leaf), Organic Carrot powder (root), Organic Broccoli powder (aerial parts), Organic Cauliflower powder (aerial parts), Organic Kale powder (aerial parts), Organic Parsley powder (aerial parts), Organic Spirulina (entire plant), Organic Chlorella (entire plant), Organic Milk Thistle Extract (seed), Organic Beet powder (root). Fruits Organic Raspberry powder (fruit), Organic Tomato powder (fruit), Organic Acerola Extract (fruit), Organic Strawberry (fruit), Organic mango (fruit), Organic Mountain Cranberry (fruit), Organic Hawthorne Berry Extract (fruit), Organic Apple (fruit), Organic Black Currant powder (fruit), Organic Pomegranate extract (kernel), Organic Blueberry powder (fruit), Organic Acai (fruit), Organic Plum Extract (fruit). Fiber and Enzymes Organic Gum Acacia, Organic Flax Seed powder, Organic Inulin and an Enzyme Blend of Cellulose, Protease, Amylase and Lipase.
With Organic Flavors (Vanilla and Strawberry), Organic Stevia Extract and Citric Acid, organic maltodextrin and/or manioc starch, silicon dioxide,organic rice, and sunflower lecithin.
*This product contains no gluten, dairy, soy, or artificial ingredients.
As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 serving per day, mixed in 8-10 ounces of water or other liquid. Blend well.
No adverse side effects have been reported.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
The information contained herein is for informational purposes only and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. Please be sure to consult your physician before taking this or any other product. Consult your physician for any health problems.