12 Year Study – As Coffee drinking increases, Risk of Death decreases

The results of a large study of nearly half a million older adults followed for 12 years revealed a clear trend: as coffee drinking increases, the risk of death decreases In the study published February 19, 2013, Epidemiology of Caffeine Consumption and Association of Coffee Drinking with Total and Read more [...]

Product Focus: Camu Kazē Energy Shot – Pineapple Green Tea

Loaded with High-ORAC antioxidants, Vitamin C, and B Complex The Camu Kazē Energy Shot contains the powerful Amazon Superfruit Camu Camu along with Pineapple, Cranberry and Green Tea Extracts. Pineapples, the tropical fruit first discovered by Christopher Columbus on the Caribbean island of Read more [...]

Product Focus: Camu Camu – Vitamin C Caps

Vitamin C - The Master Nutrient Ascorbic Acid is considered by nutrition scientists to be the single most important vitamin required for human health. According to the Linus Pauling Institute, Vitamin C is involved in at least 6 life–sustaining functions, including Energy Production, Antioxidant Read more [...]

Ingredient of the Week: Natural Vitamin E

Of the 8 types of Vitamin E, only Alpha-tocopherol meets the Recommended Daily Value The term 'Vitamin E' describes a family of eight antioxidants, including 4 Tocopherols and 4 Tocotrienols, each designated alpha, beta, gamma and delta. Of these 8 types, only Alpha-tocopherol is retained by Read more [...]

Meatless Monday: French Green Lentil, Brown Rice, Tomato and Feta Salad

French Green Lentil, Brown Rice, Tomato and Feta Salad Credit to formerchef.com Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Yield: 6 cups Serving Size: 1 cup Recipe for French Green Lentil and Brown Rice Salad with Tomatoes and Feta. Can easily be made Read more [...]

Meatless Monday: Roasted Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

Meatless Monday: Roasted Mushroom Quinoa Risotto INGREDIENTS 2 cups assorted chopped mushrooms (such as shiitake, crimini, oyster) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups vegetable broth 3 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp chopped shallots 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and dried 1/4 Read more [...]

Ingredient of the Week: Royal Jelly

Honeybee Milk transforms ordinary worker bee into a Queen Royal Jelly, often called honeybee milk, is a concentrated Superfood responsible for turning an ordinary worker bee into the Queen Bee, a long-lived reproductive dynamo that produces 100 times her weight in eggs every single day. The Read more [...]

Japanese Ingredients and Radioactive Analysis

Greens Plus requires 3 layers of Testing In response to the ongoing nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, Greens Plus has continued to test both raw materials and finished products for radioactive contamination. First, Greens Plus requires all raw material suppliers to provide independent, Read more [...]

Ingredient of the Week: Japanese Chlorella

One of the first photosynthetic lifeforms Yaeyama Chlorella FarmChlorella is an ancient, single-celled microalgae specially grown on Ishagaki-shima, a pristine island just south of Okinawa, Japan. One of the first photosynthetic lifeforms on the planet, Chlorella, like Spirulina, was responsible Read more [...]

Greens+ Ingredients of the Week: Organic Barley, Wheat & Alfalfa Grass

There are two organically-grown cereal grasses (Barley & Wheat) and one lentil grass (Alfalfa) in Greens Plus. These young, tender sprouts are grown in the USA on certified chemical-free farmland and are carefully harvested, washed with ozone, dehumidified and micro-pulverized at temperatures below Read more [...]