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.
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!
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 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!
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!