Superfood powder contains 18 non-GMO freeze-dried extracts from powerhouses like pomegranate, blueberry, acai, kale, spinach, broccoli sprout, coffee berry, and green tea.*
Superfood's mix of 18 non-GMO fruits, berries, and vegetables provides highly beneficial nutrients in mega-doses impossible to get in even the most well-planned diets. The superfood powder is complete with naturally occurring vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, antioxidants, lutein, lycopene, EGCG, anthocyanins, diosgenin, ellagic acid, glucosinolates, phenolic acids, sulforaphane, and more.*
- Inflammation fighting, heart healthy polyphenols*
- Vision protective lutein*
- Metabolism and immunity boosting EGCG*
- Prostate protective lycopene*
- Estrogen-fighting indoles*
One Superfood serving contains natural vitamins, minerals, and many potent polyphenols, including anthocyanins, ellagic acid, sulforaphane, glucosinolate, and hundreds of others.
Biological Effects and ORAC Value of Polyphenols
Polyphenols are most famous for being potent antioxidants and free-radical scavengers. We measure antioxidant potency by its ORAC rating, a measurement used by the USDA to quantify the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity of ingredients, and expressed as ORAC units per 100 grams.
The USDA determined an average serving of fruits and vegetables has an ORAC value of between 400 and 500. But all fruits and vegetables aren't created equal. Some compounds rate off the chart on the ORAC scale, like coffee berry (in Superfood).
One Superfood serving has a 15000 ORAC value – the antioxidant equivalency of eating between 10 and 12 servings of fruits, berries, and vegetables.
But the totality of polyphenols includes more than scavenging free radicals. Some polyphenols modulate gene expression, while others optimize hormones and metabolic pathways, making Superfood truly a superfood.
That means the pigments and phytochemicals have been well preserved. The ingredients in Superfood retain the identical phytochemical content, enzymatic activity, and bioactivity of fresh products.*
Biotest signature superfood dietary mixture contains these 18 fresh freeze-dried extracts:
- Raspberry (20% Ellagic Acid)
- Wild Blueberry (1.5% Anthocyanin)
- Green Tea Extract [95% Polyphenols 40% Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG)]
- Orange (20% Vitamin C)
- Dragon Fruit
- Coffee Fruit Extract (50% Phenolic Acids)
- Wild Yam (20% Diosgenin)
- Goji Juice
- Broccoli Sprout (5000 ppm Sulforaphane)
- Spinach (700 ppm Lutein)
- Acai Juice (1.5% Phenolic Acids)
- Pomegranate (40% Ellagic Acid)
Great for Bodybuilders and Athletes
Polyphenols are critical components of sports supplements:
- Reducing muscle damage from exercise without blunting post-exercise adaptations*
- Reducing post-exercise soreness*
- Speeding recovery from exercise*
- Enhancing athletic performance*
Some, like those in pomegranate, boost nitric oxide and improve oxygen use. Others, like the anthocyanins in blue-colored foods (blueberries), affect metabolic pathways, enhancing insulin sensitivity, increasing blood flow, and reducing muscle fatigue.
How is Superfood Made?
Superfood manages its magic by freeze-drying its ingredients. Freeze drying removes nothing but water from fruits and vegetables. Each component is flash frozen, turning all the water into solid ice, then warmed under a vacuum while pulling water vapor out, leaving the plant material intact.
Freeze drying preserves the pigments and active ingredients. Freeze-dried extracts retain the identical phytochemical content, enzymatic activity, and bioactivity of fresh products.
What Superfood Doesn't Contain
- No added sweetener (natural or artificial)
- No added dyes or colors
- No added flavoring
- No fillers or added chemicals of any kind.
- No allergenic grasses or testosterone-lowering herbs like those found in many greens products
How to Use Superfood
All you need is one small serving per day. Superfood is a highly concentrated powder with a mild, natural flavor, much like an unsweetened berry tea. You can use it in many ways:
- Stir into water or juice
- Add to protein shakes, smoothies, or workout drinks
- Stir into oatmeal or yogurt
- Add to pancake or waffle mixes, muffin recipes, chili dishes, and just about anything else
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.