SHOULD YOU EAT OR DRINK YOUR GREENS?
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Time to read 3 min
Recent advances in science and new research into optimal diet and supplementation has been phenomenal. Unfortunately, the trend of health and fitness often focuses on fitness, body sculpting, and other aesthetic aspects, and less on internal health and longevity in our fitness journey.
Consequently, some of the most basic nutritional guidelines often get overlooked when attempting to make progress in the weights room. Ironically, this mentality often works against us; preventing us from achieving our goals and unlocking our true potential.
Not to sound like a nagging mother, but have you been eating your greens?
When was the last time you made a conscious effort to consume adequate vegetables and antioxidants for a longer period of time than just a few days?
If you have to think about the answer for longer than a few seconds… the answer is “too long ago!”
It’s ok though.
Many of us share this struggle, so let's work together to get back on track and find ways to incorporate more antioxidants into our diets.
Eating your greens isn’t as enjoyable as eating pasta, sweet potato, steak, chicken or anything that isn’t a vegetable. Unless you are a wizard in the kitchen (like Gordon Ramsay) and can make anything taste amazing, there is little to get excited about when it comes to downing those greens.
Preparing salads, cooking vegetables and wilting down a mountain of spinach all takes time and it’s often time that we don’t have to spare.
If you are on a high-calorie diet, an extra 250-750g of vegetables per day will often curb your hunger. As a result, it can be challenging to eat an adequate amount of calories to meet your daily goals.
For those who suffer from gastrointestinal issues and food sensitivities, consuming adequate green leafy vegetables can be an unpleasant experience.
We all know how good greens are for us. Sometimes we just don’t have the time, desire or creativity to prepare them well enough to make them taste good. We might also limit ourselves to one or two green vegetables we like and avoid all others like the plague... unfortunately that’s a fast track to a nutrient deficiency!
If you eat minimal amounts of greens, or even none at all, you ought to consider supplementing to avoid nutrient deficiencies. To ensure all your internal organs, digestive tract and immune system are provided with the essential micronutrients they need to perform at optimal levels, we recommend supplementing with Evolve Green Machine.
Green Machine contains ingredients sourced from over 20 different types of fruits and vegetables. The vast array and quality of ingredients listed will provide incredible amounts of beneficial vitamins, minerals and micronutrients your body needs to run at its best. Green Machine is a fantastic addition to every person's supplement regime, not just those who are lacking in the greens department.
Fortunately for you, we've got just the product you're after.
Super Greens by Prana is a greens supplement containing an effective blend of organic ingredients including Barley Grass, Wheat Grass, Chlorella, Spirulina and Alfalfa grass.
Needless to say, most people don’t consume any of those ingredients on a daily basis. Most people wouldn’t have consumed any of these at all!
All the ingredients in Super Greens are rich in antioxidants and micronutrients. Super Greens will make a perfect addition to your supplement regime, especially those seeking a simple greens supplement containing just the essential nutrients.
If you are consuming a wide variety of nutrient-dense fruit and vegetables, manage your stress levels, sleep, have regular bowel movements and have enough energy, it is possible that you may be getting in enough micronutrients for your needs.
With busy lifestyles, unpredictable sleep schedules, poor dietary habits, lower quality and nutrient content of food and daily stressors of life, we could all benefit from utilising a greens supplement.
Supplementing with greens can be an effective safeguard for our health to ensure we don’t become nutrient deficient and run the risk of sickness or poor health due to our often chaotic lifestyle, poor dietary habits under stress and lack of organisation when it comes to preparing nutrient-dense, wholesome meals.