Saturday, January 23, 2010

Benefits of Green Foods in Your Diet

Did you know that Green foods can boost your immunity to illness, help fight cancer and other diseases and help keep your bones strong? These are just a few of the health benefits of green foods. Another great benefit is that green food products are easy and convenient to use daily. Add a scoop to your daily smoothie, to a glass of juice or water, for a powerful green nutritional punch.

Green foods increase your immunity to illness

Green foods are an excellent source of chlorophyll, which help fight disease like colds, flu and even HIV. Chlorophyll containing Spirulina and cholorella helps to increase circulation, boost immunity and eliminate wastes from the blood stream.

Green Foods help fight cancer and other diseases naturally

One of the benefits of green foods is that they are loaded with antioxidants, iron, beta-carotene and gamma-linolenic acid, or GLA, with is a source of omega 6 fatty acid which is being studied for it's anti-cancer properties. The nutrients in green foods help protect the body from Alzheimer's, heart disease and more.

Green foods build strong bones

High acidity in foods like processed foods and animal protein can leach calcium from our bones. Green foods are very alkaline, which helps counteract the high acidity. Green foods also contain calcium and magnesium, nutrients which help create strong bones. The Vitamin K in Green foods also helps circulate blood calcium into the bones.

There are many green food products out there - So which one is the best? Here are some recommendations, which can be purchased through

Barlean's Organic Oils Barlean's Greens, 9.3oz, 9.3oz Bottle - Barleans offers 100%, pure green food nutrients in convenient powdered form. Add to your daily smoothie, stir into yogurt, juice or water.

Garden of Life - Perfect Food Raw Organic, 240 g powder - Contains 37 nutrient dense, raw organic ingredients

Nature's Plus Spiru-Tein High Protein Energy Meal, Vanilla 2.4 Pounds - Spiru-Tein comes in many delicious flavors to make a great smoothie drink. Green foods, such as spirulina are included.

Spirulina Pacifica 400 tabs - You can also get spirulina in convenient tablet form to take daily.

One delicious scoop of green foods can get your day on the way to health and long term benefits are many for those who would like to avoid so-called "age-related" disease.

More information on Green Foods from Dr. Andrew Weil

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