AcaiAcai is a delicious low-glycemic berry that provides vibrant antioxidants, omega fats, and fiber. Acai has a high antioxidant profile as well as protein and fiber which help to keep you feeling full throughout your day. Known by nutritionists as a super-food, acai may help us not only lose weight, but maintain a healthy weight. One interesting study from the National Institutes of Aging found that pulp from the acai berry had the ability to reduce the negative effects of a high-fat diet in laboratory studies.
White TeaStudies suggest white tea may increase metabolism and encourage the body to burn more fat. White tea protects against cancer, heart disease, and stroke, the leading causes of death in the industrial world, as well as numerous other conditions. It eases the symptoms of illness and promotes recovery. White tea strengthens the circulatory and immune systems as well as bones and teeth, and builds healthy skin.
GuaranaGuarana has been used in South America for thousands of years to treat cellulite and obesity. Studies with guarana, mate and acai showed subjects had less hunger, more energy and lost 10 times more weight than the placebo group.
Chlorogenic AcidChlorogenic acid is found in Coffee mostly and a lot of plant compounds; it holds promise in many aspects of health and cognition similar to Bioflavonoids and shares some effects similar to Caffeine but less potent. May decrease the absorption of dietary carbohydrate.
Green Coffee BeansThe hydrochloric acid in green coffee bean extract has been proven to stop fat and carbohydrates from being absorbed in your body.
Raspberry KetonesRaspberry ketones were shown to break down fat cells more effectively and burn fat faster in study subects.
MacaThe maca root was prized throughout the Incan empire for its adaptogenic-like qualities that enable it to nourish and balance the body’s delicate endocrine system, and to help cope with stress. It also energizes naturally, without the jitters and crashes of caffeine, and it can aid in reproductive function, helping to balance hormones and increase fertility.
Ginger RootGinger increases body temperature and can speed up calorie burning without exercise. It also enhances the thermic effect on foods and makes the body believe that it is full. According to a 2012 study, “ginger showed enhanced thermogenesis and reduced feelings of hunger with ginger consumption.”
Green TeaMany teas are high in antioxidants, but green tea contains a powerful phenol compound known as ECGC, which has been found to have many benefits on the body. Antioxidants fight off free radicals in our body that can cause many diseases, but research on green tea has been found to reduce the risk of:
- high cholesterol
- certain cancers
- inflammatory bowel disease
- coronary artery disease
- liver disease
- inflammatory diseases including arthritis
Yerba MateYerba Mate has the “strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate“ all in one beverage. Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced, delivering both energy and nutrition.
MineralsMinerals are necessary for three main reasons:
- building strong bones and teeth
- controlling body fluids inside and outside cells
- turning the food you eat into energy
Vitamins are essential for the normal growth and development of a multicellular organism.