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In today's world, our foods are often grown in depleted soil. Consequently, our foods do not have the nutrient content that our bodies require to maintain a balanced healthy state.

Super Foods are more nutritionally dense then the foods we normally eat. As whole foods, they contain vitamins, minerals, and micro-nutrients as naturally associated in nature.

Health-conscious consumers are increasingly on the lookout for sources of concentrated nutrition - or so-called superfoods - that can supply the nutrient density missing in commonly available food products.

The result is a rapidly growing interest in green foods. Having been around in the natural food marketplace as dietary supplements for many years, green superfoods like chorella, spirulina, barley grass juice, and wheat grass juice are enjoying a widening appeal. These concentrated green foods help counteract deficiencies of critical nutrients in the standard American diet and the diets of most non-agrarian communities. These green foods also work as a buffer against the excesses of environmental toxins that pose an ever mounting danger to public health.

The diet in nations such as the United States does not lack for macronutrition: protein, carbohydrates, and fat. Dietary deficiency in affluent nations is more subtle. Typical diets have become increasingly sparse in micronutrients: vitamins, trace-minerals, enzymes, flavonoids, and a host of other substances grouped under the term phytochemicals. These deficiencies are no minor threat to health and well being. Nutritional scientists and health experts see a direct link between reduced intake of micronutrients and the rise of chronic illness.

Green foods contain useful protein. But they are highly concentrated sources of micronutrients, and therein lies their ultimate health-promoting potential. Superfoods pack the power of the Sun's and Earth's energy in their very substance, releasing it abundantly and requiring almost nothing for digestion and assimilation. More good news: they are low in fat and calories. When carefully blended together (not processed), synergistically they possess a natural clean "sweetness" that satisfies even the most discriminating health enthusiast. Green superfoods have the potential to literally transform our diet and our health.

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