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Kens x La Juiceria Raffle Contest (CLOSED)

Millionaire Milkshake + cold-pressed juices & win Superfoods treats!

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Spend a minimum of RM25 on Millionaire Milkshake and any other juices in a single receipt to participate in La Juiceria Mystery Raffle!

How it works

  1. Buy a Millionaire Milkshake and any other juices worth RM25 and above in one transaction.
  2. Write your name and email address behind your receipt
  3. Drop the receipt into a Raffling box in any of La Juiceria Detox Bars
  4. At the end of April, we will raffle and a lucky winner will win a mystery Superfoods prize! (hint: it’s from Dr.Brandt & Diptyque!)

T&C Apply, valid for receipt purchases inclusive of Millionaire Milkshakes only.

Terms and conditions

  • All participants of “WHAT IS YOUR SUPERFOOD” (“contest”) hereby agree with the terms & conditions as mentioned below and undertake to abide by the same unconditionally.
  • This Competition is conducted by LaJuiceria Sdn Bhd (1071827-X), Lot 2, Jalan KIP 2, Taman Perindustrian KIP, 52200, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
  • Entry into the Competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.
  1. Contest Duration
  1. Raffle period: 10 April 2015 to 28 April 2015
  2. Winner decision: 29 April 2015 – 1 May 2015
  1. Eligibility
  1. This contest is open to all above the age of 18, at the time of entry.
  2. This contest is not open to employees of LaJuiceria Sdn. Bhd., their immediate family members or anyone involved in any part of the administration and execution of this contest.
  1. Prizes
  1. Superfoods mystery gifts to be given away to the winners.
  1. How To Participate
  1. To participate the contest, contestant must purchase Millionaire Milkshake and any other juices worth RM25 and above
  2. Contestants will need to write their names and email address behind the receipt
  3. Customer will drop the receipt into a Raffling box in any La Juiceria Detox Bar (Sri Hartamas, Mid Valley, BSC, Pavilion KL)
  4. At the end of April, La Juiceria staff will raffle and lucky winners will win mystery Superfoods prizes.
  1. Notification of Winners
  1. Winning receipt are selected based on pure raffling and a lucky draw from the Raffling box
  2. The prize(s) that each winner receives shall be at the sole discretion of La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd.
  3. All winners will be contacted via email or phone call by La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. for prize redemption arrangement.
  4. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to disqualify non-contactable finalists.
  5. Prizes are not exchangeable for cash or other goods and services.
  6. Any prize(s) not claimed within one month after the end of the contest shall be forfeited.
  7. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to amend or substitute the prizes offered as part of the contest at any time without prior notification.
  1. Other Terms & Conditions
  1. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. shall have the right to amend the terms and conditions of this contest, and is entitled to withdraw from this contest at any time at its discretion, without prior notice. For the avoidance of doubt, participants shall not be entitled to any damages or compensation whatsoever or howsoever arising as a result of such amendment or cancellation.
  2. The participant warrants that he/she understands all the terms and conditions of this contest and has entered this contest voluntarily and of his/her own free will.
  3. The participant warrants that all information submitted by him/her in the Entry is true, current and complete.
  4. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any claims, losses, damages, costs or expenses in connection with or arising out of this promotion, the redemption or use of the prizes.
  5. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. may in its own discretion reject any entry and no objection in this regard shall be entertained. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. may reject any entry on any basis including, but not limited to, incomplete entry, fraud and/or failure to comply with the terms and conditions stated herein.
  6. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. reserves the right to publish winner’s personal details for promotional or publicity purposes without prior notice.
  7. The participant agrees that his/her submission and his/her contents will automatically become the property of La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd., without any compensation to him/her. La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. may use or redistribute the submissions and their contents for any purpose in any way and there is no obligation to keep any submissions confidential.
  8. The participant expressly authorises La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. to collect, use, store and process automatically or mechanically any personal data herein he/she has provided or any data related with his/her participation on this Event (hereinafter the “Data”) for the purposes of the attribution of prizes and future marketing efforts (e.g. newsletter); La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd. grants him/her the right to access, amend or cancel any such Data at all times. His/Her Data will be kept by La Juiceria Sdn. Bhd., as long as it is necessary for the successful completion of the above and thereafter if there is a legal requirement for that Data to be kept for a longer period.

 

La Juiceria Top Picks: Our 7 favourite ‘Superfoods’ !!

 

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Berries, Kale, Salmon, Garlic- we have all heard countless times before about the nutritional benefits of these everyday ingredients, commonly labelled as ‘Superfoods’. Although there is no official scientific definition of a superfood, but it is generally accepted that superfoods are loaded with high levels of crucial nutrients to health and wellness. Since the magic health pill has yet to be invented, we believe superfoods are the body’s best bet.

In conjunction of Superfoods Month,  we have selected our top 7 Superfoods to incorporate into your diet!

 

Kale

Kale – dark green leafy vegetables from the cabbage mustard family. Everyone knows that vegetables are good for us, however, the health benefits of these go well beyond providing a truckload of vitamins and minerals, kale is packed with phytonutrients such as glycosinolates and flavonoids. This has made kale the antioxidant Superstar among the vegetables! Thanks to its broad nutritional profile, kale is thought to aid in fighting cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, cancers and asthma.

 

BeetrootBeetroot– This fantastic maroon red juice has earned its reputation recently among the healthy foods industries. Historically the beet root was generally used for medical for a range of illnesses, including fevers, constipation and skin problems. Beetroot is a good source of iron and folate. It also contains magnesium, betaine, nitrates and other antioxidants. More recent health claims suggest that beetroot can help lower blood pressure, boost exercise performance and prevent dementia.

 

turmeric rootTurmeric Root– The orange-yellowish root commonly used as a spice in curry dishes, has one of the most extensive histories of all food medicines. However, this powerful anti-inflammatory agent has begun to gain its recognition in the modern science. Curcumin, the active component in turmeric, has been proven to bring benefits such as wound healing, anti-oxidant, anti-parasitic, and anti- malarial properties by numerous human studies.

 

cinnamonCinnamon– Cinnamon comes from the interior bark of evergreen trees in Asia. This amazing ingredient is one of the oldest spices known and long- used in traditional medicine. Many studies have shown that Cinnamon can help in regulating blood sugar levels. Besides, it also helps in stress relief, menstrual cramps and pain.

 

 

chia seedChia Seeds– This tiny seed is a member of mint family and grows natively at South America. Despite their tiny size, they are filled with protein, omega 3, fatty acids, fibre and various micronutrients. Chia seeds can absorb up to 10-12times their weight in water, becoming gel-form and expanding in the stomach. This will increase the fullness and stimulate slow absorption of food which help us to reduce extra calories intake. For such, chia seeds definitely would be one of the top picks for your weight loss journey.

 

goji berriesGoji Berries – Goji Berries, a Himalayan berry have been used in Chinese medicine for more than three thousand years, is current hailed as the newest superfood. These shrivelled red berries are alleged to boost the immune system and brain activity, protect against heart diseases, cancers and vision sickness. Goji berries contain Iron, Selenium, Vitamin C, B2 and A. Comparing gram to gram, goji berries contained more beta-carotene than carrots!

 

Maca-powder-and-rootMaca– also called the ‘Peruvian Ginseng’ is an ancient food sources and herbal medicine that packed with various vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and sterols. The Peruvian used maca for menstrual disorders, menopausal symptoms, mental clarity, enhance memory and to improve general immune function. It is also used as an aphrodisiac, to correct impotence and erectile dysfunction, enhance fertility and act as a natural alternative to anabolic steroids.

 

Last but not least, what is ultimately the most important to good health is a dietary pattern that includes all these foods, along with a wide variety of other nutritious foods and regular physical activities. Besides, do not forget that portion size matters, even when it comes to healthy foods.

References:

  1. Hassimotto NMA et al. (2005). Antioxidant activity of dietary fruits, vegetables, and commercial frozen fruit pulps. J Agric Food Chem 53:2928–35.
  2. BUSHWAY, A. A., BELYEA, P. R. and BUSHWAY, R. J. (1981), Chia Seed as a Source of Oil, Polysaccharide, and Protein. Journal of Food Science, 46: 1349–1350
  3. Navarro, P et al. (2011), Effects of Cyclodextrin Type on Vitamin C, Antioxidant Activity, and Sensory Attributes of a Mandarin Juice Enriched with Pomegranate and Goji Berries. Journal of Food Science, 76: S319–S324.
  4. Yu, L. J., & Jin, W. W. (2004). Study on nutritional components and the anti-fatigue effects of dry powder of maca (Lepidium meyenii). Food Science, 2, 037
  5. Khan, A.et al. (2003). Cinnamon improves glucose and lipids of people with type 2 diabetes.Diabetes care, 26(12), 3215-3218.
  6. Chainani-Wu, N. (2003). Safety and anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin: a component of tumeric (Curcuma longa). The Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine, 9(1), 161-168.
  7. Nagarajah, S., & Ulrich, A. (1966). Iron Nutrition of the Sugar Beet Plant in Relation to Growth, Mineral Balance, and Riboflavin Formation. Soil Science, 102(6), 399-407.

April is our Superfoods Month!

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WHAT ARE SUPERFOODS?! Superfoods is a popular term used in healthy food industries. They are usually found in the nature. These nutritional powerhouse foods are loaded with nutrients crucial to health and wellness. These foods were chosen because they contain high concentrations of essential nutrients, as well as the fact that many of them are low in calories. As we have hit a quarter of the year, here’s a reminder to take care of yourself. Hence, we dedicate the month of April to be Superfoods month!

In conjunction of Superfoods Month, we are featuring our juice of the month, the Millionaire Milkshake! Why? Because Millionaire Milkshake is packed with at least three of these fantastic superfoods! They are Goji Berries, Maca, Chia Seeds and Medjool dates.

goji-berry

 

The Goji Berries, a Himalayan berry, hailed as the newest superfood, has inspired a surge of interest for its use in preventing diabetes, hypertension, cancers and vision sickness. Gram for gram, goji berries contained more beta-carotene than carrots!

 

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The Maca,  is an ancient food source and herbal medicine that packed with various vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids and sterols. The Peruvian used it for menstrual disorders, menopausal symptoms, mental clarity, reducing stress and to enhance memory.

chia-seeds

 

Chia Seeds is a member of the mint family and comes with unusually high content of omega 3 fatty acids (ALA), which has been proven to improve heart health and brain functions. Besides, they also contains outstanding amount of fibre content! This is definitely one of the top picks for losing weight!

 

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Medjool Dates, they are packed to the brim with necessary vitamins and minerals like Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, niacin and Iron. The high content of magnesium and fibre found in dates also make them a very good cancer fighter!

 

With your body loaded from these nutrients and benefits, we are sure that you will be in top shape and be kept on track to battle through the rest of this year! Juice on!