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Some produce listed below is only used seasonally or for limited availability blends.
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Oranges / Tangerines
The phytonutrients in apples can help you regulate your blood sugar. Flavonoids like quercetin found in apples can inhibit enzymes like alpha-amylase and alpha-glucosidase. In addition, the polyphenols in apple have been shown to lessen absorption of glucose from the digestive tract.
Source of: Vitamin A, B-Complex, Vitamin C, Phytochemicals, Ursolic Acid, PectinTop of page
Beets are great for your liver. Along with an abundance of nitrates, beets contain a significant amount of betaine, a phytochemical that is involved in maintaining s-adenosyl-methionine (SAM-e), which is required for cell growth and repair, along with maintaining mood levels. Betaine also helps the liver process fat, reverses an issue known as fatty liver disease, a disease that has been linked to diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and alcoholism.
Source of: Betaine, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folates, Carotenoids, Magnesium, PotassiumTop of page
Carrots are notorious for facilitating good vision through beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A. The eye requires Vitamin A to function. Carrot juice also contains carotenoids, nitrates, and free amino acids that help aid from dental health to reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease.
Source of: Beta Carotene, B-complex, Vitamin C, Manganese, PotassiumTop of page
Cayenne pepper is a known treatment for muscle and joint pain due to its content of capsaicin. Capsaicin is also a thermogenic agent, which means it warms the body. In doing so, the metabolism increases and aids in burning fat.
Source of: CapsaicinTop of page
A Rutgers University study showed that celery contains acetylenic, a compound that has been shown to stop cancer cell growth. Celery also aids in digestion and is a good source of electrolytes and minerals.
Source of: Vitamin A, B-complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, ManganeseTop of page
Collard greens are a nutrient powerhouse. They can lower cholesterol, have excellent levels of both vitamins and minerals, and contain four specific glucosinolates that support detox and anti-inflammatory systems.
Source of: Vitamin A, Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6) and Riboflavin (B2), Vitamin C, Vitamin KTop of page
Cucumbers are a good source of silica, which strengthens connective tissue and supports joint health. In addition to a refreshing taste, cucumbers contain water fused with elements that rehydrate and replenish the body's store of nutrients.
Source of: B-Complex, Vitamin K, SilicaTop of page
They are a great source of boron which prevents calcium loss and promotes bone health. Thus it is important in the fight against osteoporosis. Pound for pound dates contain more potassium than bananas.
Source of: Vitamin A, B, B2, C, D, and potassium.Top of page
Ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. In herbal medicine, ginger is regarded as an excellent carminative (a substance which promotes the elimination of intestinal gas) and intestinal spasmolytic (a substance which relaxes and soothes the intestinal tract). Modern scientific research has revealed that ginger possesses numerous therapeutic properties including antioxidant effects, an ability to inhibit the formation of inflammatory compounds, and direct anti-inflammatory effects.
Source of: Gingerol (anti-inflammatory), Antioxidants, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, MagnesiumTop of page
Grapefruit juice is a good source of nutrients and phytochemicals that are part of a healthy diet. Additionally, it is known for its cleansing properties to the digestive and urinary systems *Grapefruits may interfere with the absorption of prescription medication. We must advise you to consult with your physician whenever making dietary changes.
Source of: Vitamin C, Pectin, Antioxidants (Lycopene), WaterTop of page
Raw kale can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits. Kale's risk-lowering benefits for cancer have recently been extended to at least five different types of cancer (bladder, breast, colon, ovary, and prostate). Isothiocyanates (ITCs) made from glucosinolates in kale play a primary role in achieving these risk-lowering benefits. Kale is now recognized as providing comprehensive support for the body's detoxification system at a genetic level. Researchers can now identify over 45 different flavonoids in kale. With kaempferol and quercetin heading the list, kale's flavonoids combine both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits in a way that gives kale a leading dietary role with respect to avoidance of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress.
Source of: Vitamin A, B-complex, Vitamin K, Calcium, Chlorophyll, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Iron, AntioxidantsTop of page
Although acidic in its natural state, the juice from lemons and limes become quite alkaline once digestion occurs. These citrus fruits contain a high amount of vitamin C, which is responsible for countless reactions at the cellular level. Vitamin C is also an immune booster and assists in metabolism.
Source of: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, Bio-flavonoidsTop of page
Mint has also been shown to improve the skin, ease chronic asthma, and respiratory disorders. Mint it good for the tummy. It is known to have a soothing effect on the belly. It has been proven to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including indigestion, dyspepsia, and colonic muscle spasms. Mint has cancer-fighting effects from one phytonutrient. The phytonutrient monoterpene has been shown to stop the growth of pancreatic, mammary, and liver tumors. It has also been shown to protect against cancer formation in the colon, skin, and lungs.”
Source of: Vitamin A, B2 and C, fiber, potassium, iron and a whole mess of other phytonutrients, it is also a wonderful diuretic. So, it is very cleansing.Top of page
The concentration of phytonutrients, flavonoids, and antioxidants in oranges and the orange family help promote optimal health. A high intake of Vitamin C and flavonoids have been shown to decrease the risk for heart disease by 50%.
Source of: Vitamin A, B-complex, Vitamin C, Flavonoids, Pectin, Phytonutrients, Lutein, Potassium, CalciumTop of page
Parsley has been known to be powerful blood detoxifier. It contains volatile oils (particularly myristicin) which have been shown to inhibit tumor formation in animal studies, and particularly, tumor formation in the lungs. Myristicin has also been shown to activate the enzyme glutathione-S-transferase, which helps attach the molecule glutathione to oxidized molecules that would otherwise do damage in the body. The activity of parsley's volatile oils qualifies it as a "chemoprotective" food, and in particular, a food that can help neutralize particular types of carcinogens (like the benzopyrenes that are part of cigarette smoke and charcoal grill smoke).
Source of: Vitamin A, Vitamin C, B-complex, LinaloolTop of page
While pears are not an unusual source of conventional antioxidant or anti-inflammatory nutrients, the phytonutrient category is where this fruit excels. The combination of apples/pears ranked as the second highest source of flavonols among all fruits and vegetables.
Source of: Pectin, Phytonutrients, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, GlutathioneTop of page
Pineapple is known for its Bromelain content. Bromelain is an enzyme that is a natural anti-inflammatory and can help reduce arthritis pain. Bromelain also aids in the digestion of proteins. Raw pineapple juice is full of vitamins and minerals that facilitate cellular health.
Source of: Vitamin C, Bromelain, B-Complex, PotassiumTop of page
Romaine lettuce, while often overlooked in the nutrition world, is actually a very nutritious food. The vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients found in romaine are especially good for the prevention or alleviation of many common health complaints. Romaine lettuce can contribute to a heart-healthy diet.
Source of: Vitamin A, chlorophyll, and vitamin C. Greens are also known to be sources of calcium, iron, folic acid, and potassium.Top of page
Spinach is a superfood. It is rich in phytochemicals, flavonoids that act as antioxidants, and vitamin/mineral content. Additionally, spinach is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, niacin, pantothenic acid, and selenium.
Source of: Vitamin A, B-complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, Lutein, Zinc, Manganese, Omega 3 Fatty AcidsTop of page
Has key phytochemical anthocyanins that make it effective in preventing cancers of the digestive tract. It’s known to be a rich source of vitamin K, which is vital for maintaining bone density. It’s great for diabetics in that it protects damage to the Kidneys. Chard contains 13 different polyphenol antioxidants which help you fight disease and biotin Vitamin that you need for hair growth and strength. It’s also an excellent source of iron which is needed for red blood cell formation and anemia prevention.
Source of: Vitamin E, K, B6, riboflavin, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese. It’s a good source of zinc, folate, and thiamin.Top of page
Watercress, like grapefruit, may alter the absorption of certain prescription medications. Please follow up with your physician to discuss if watercress can be safely added to your diet.
Source of: Vitamin A, B-complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Calcium, IodineTop of page
Watermelon is great for hydration. The rinds of watermelon contain citrulline, which has recently been hitting the supplement store shelves because it is an arginine precursor helping deliver nutrients to the muscles via blood circulation.
Source of: Lycopene, Beta-Carotene, Potassium, AntioxidantsTop of page