THE BENEFITS OF NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS AND SUPER FOODS
Natural supplements and super food are easily absorbed and provide a variety of health benefits. In the Western diet, we tend to consume too many refined products, which depletes our vitamins and minerals in our body. These natural supplements can help you fire up your metabolism and experience vibrant health.
Natural supplements and super foods
Juicing regularly is also very important, as freshly extracted juices are nutrition powerhouses and is easily absorbed.
Green super food powders
Good quality green juice super food powder, which contains barley green, alfalfa and wheatgrass. Kelp (support the thyroid gland and weight loss), chlorella and spirulina are also very beneficial because it contains vital minerals for weight loss.
3 Benefits of super foods
- Fire up your metabolism
- Balances blood sugar levels.
- This has an extremely alkaline effect on the body and it takes so much time to grow and juice these foods, it might be worthwhile to just purchase the powder. It is so much more convenient.
4 Benefits of digestive enzymes
- Suppress the appetite
- Break down food
- Increases nutrient intake
- When consuming cooked food regularly, depletes the body’s stores of enzymes until you eventually can’t digest food properly anymore. The effect of using digestive enzymes with meals can be noticed immediately.
Probiotics are good bacteria known as our army of defence. They should line our entire digestive system in the trillions. However, consuming antibiotics, chlorinated water, radiation exposure, stress and drinking alcohol, they get destroyed.
When probiotics are destroyed, candida, yeast, fungus and bacteria overtake them. The more you get exposed to things that destroy them, the more often you should take the supplement.
Cultured food such as sauerkraut and fermented foods such as kefir, are also good sources of good bacteria.
Alkaline powder from A. Vogel. This powder will assist the body in the quest for becoming more alkaline. Please do not use this powder and think you can now eat what you want. The most effective way of getting more alkaline is to eat alkaline forming foods.
Other beneficial natural supplements
- Co-enzymes Q10 help to facilitate weight loss
- Triphala clean out your colon, as well as High Fiber Blend (can be purchased from Aim)
- L tyrosine reduce appetite
- Chickweed to help break down stubborn fat deposits. Drink 2 cups of chickweed tea a day.
- Astragalus has cold and flu fighting capabilities and is also used in weight management and fighting fatigue. It is an all-round immune booster, which improves digestion dramatically.
- Lecithin to utilise body fats. Use 2 teaspoons once a week.
- Echinacea moves the fluid inside the body called lymph. Lymph runs parallel to the bloodstream and carries toxins out of the body. Unless you exercise daily, lymph won’t move enough. Echinacea can come to the rescue.
- Hemp seeds are great to boost your essential fatty acids intake, which in turn boost your metabolism and encourage weight loss. 1 tablespoon daily will do the trick!