Many gluten-free dieters are confused if wheatgrass and barley grass are truly gluten-free. In this article, I'll explain these confusing ingredients.
Most people don't eat enough vegetables every day. Greens powder can help with that. But should you replace whole foods with powdered greens supplements?
What are proprietary blends and why do so many supplement companies insist on using them? We reveal potentially why and three reasons why you should avoid them.
Greens powder can be an excellent option for people on the run or too busy sometimes to get all the veggies they need. It acts as a safety net to ensure you get a healthy dose of vegetables every day, regardless of your lifestyle.
Many greens powders can be contaminated by heavy metals, including highly poisonous metals such as lead and cadmium. Heavy metals are in the soil and in many vegetables and so we look at the safe levels of consumption, and what to look out for when taking a greens powder.
Flatulence and bloating can sometimes occur after consuming a greens powder. The reasons could be related to the ingredients or an existing digestive issue. If flatulence does occur it is mostly temporary and goes away.
Super greens can be a great way to get essential nutrients in one go. There can be side effects though from supplements that cut corners or use poor ingredients.