Upon tuning 40 this year, I decided that I better start taking care of myself. One goal is to try to eat better. Not by a bunch of supplements and vitamins to mimic what a good diet needs, but to get the vitamins and minerals through actual foods. In looking into all the things I need to take to help things like brain function, anti-oxidants, anti-aging, regularity, cardiovascular health, blood sugar stability, I came across a “Superfood” that covered all of my nutritional needs.
The product is called Natraburst and its brought to you by the creators of Herbalife. One serving contains over 6 servings of fruits and vegetables. It is not a supplement as it is made from raw foods. It contains 50 calories a serving,only 3 grams of carbohydrates and zero sugar. I was a bit skeptical at first, until I did my homework on its contents. Here is what it contains and what the benefits are of each ingredient.
Brown Rice Protein – Good source for B vitamins and fiber. For those who are lactose intolerant, this is a good replacement to whey protein.
Flax – There are MANY benefits in consuming flax. Fiber, it helps stabilize blood sugar due to the Omega 3 content, it helps fight high triglycerides cholesterol. It contains Lignans. Lignans are a cancer fighting compound and flax has over 800 times the amount of any other tested plant food. It is an anti-inflammatory and reduces inflammation by as much as 30%. It helps ease menopause symptoms as flax is a phytoestrogen that helps stabilize hormone levels.
Acerola – It contains Vitamins B2, B2, C, Beta Carotene, magnesium, niacin, and B5. B5 helps cellular metabolism and is used in the treatment of Parkinsons Disease.
Mangosteen – Contains Xanthone. Xanthone is a phyto-nutrient that helps fatigue and obesity, anxiety, depression, Alzheimers, and Fibromyalgia. Mangosteen has the highest content of Xanthone over any other food.
Spinach – Rich in vitamins K,A,C, B2, B6, and E. Contains iron, and folate. Full of Omega 3’s and has an abundance of bio-flavinoids which act as anti-oxidants.
Brown Rice Bran – Excellent source of magnesium, iron, selenium, manganese, and vitamins B2, B3, and B6. It contains Gamma Oryzanol, a component that helps relieve menopause symptoms and anxiety.
Spirulina – A bluegreen algae that is one of the oldest forms of plant life. Contains 18 vitamins and minerals. It has all of the essential amino acids. It is high in protein (65% of spirulina is protein). Rich in Omega 6 fatty acids. It contains 100x the amount of vitamin A, and 10x the amount of beta carotene as carrots, 50x the iron of spinach, and 6x the protein of eggs. It also contains 7x the calcium of milk.
Oat Bran Glucan – Reduces cholesterol and has significant cardiovascular benefits for post menopausal women. It enhances the immune response to infection. Stabilizes blood sugar and is an anti-oxidant.
Apple Pectin – Lowers cholesterol and assists in weight loss. It promotes a healthy digestive tract, cardiovascular levels, and blood glucose levels.
Lactase – Helps break down sugars found in dairy products, thus helping those who are lactose intolerant.
Lipase – An enzyme that helps the digestion of fats.
Amylase – Helps with the digestion of carbs and is a blood sugar stabilizer.
Cilantro – High in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, It has been used as an analgesic, an aphrodisiac and assists in weight loss.
Chlorella – Higher in cartenoids than beta carotene, it helps reverse precancerous stomach cells and protects against heart disease. It also protects against age related Macular Degeneration.
Cellulose – Maintains healthy blood sugar and lowers cholesterol.
Lactobacillus – A probiotic that helps infections and promotes a healthy intestinal tract. Prevents UTI’s and reduces the symptoms of Eczema.
Bifidobacterium Rhamnosus – Enhances immunity, fights tumors, promotes intestinal health. Improves cholesterol.
Fructooligosaccharides – Helps prevent putrefactive compounds known to cause stomach cancer.
Grape Seed Extract – Anti-oxidant, anti-aging. Helps prevent heart disease and improves mental clarity. It helps osteoperosis prevention, interferes with cancer cell growth, and protects nerve and brain tissue. It can cross the blood brain barrier thus helping with mental clarity.
Broccoli- Contains folic acid, vitamin C, Reduces cortisol production. Cortisol is a stress hormone that is linked to abdominal fat. It is an anti-oxidant and offers protection from stomach and bowel cancer.
Cauliflower – Full of vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, and potassium. It contains Indoles, a phytonutrient that stimulates enzymes that block cancer growth.
Beet Juice – Has anti-cancer benefits, helps iron deficiency, and also helps prevent UTI’s and kidney stones.
Aloe Vera – Promotes digestive health, Promotes healing and stabilizes blood sugar, prevents atherosclerosis, and promotes immune health.
Green Tea – Boosts metabolism, prevents atherosclerosis, decreases bad cholesterol, and raises good. Fights cancer, particularly bladder, breast, ovarian, colon, pancreatic, prostate, as well as stomach cancer.
Carrot Juice – Contains vitamins A, B, E, and is a cancer preventative.
Glutamine – An amino acid, it is more evolved in metabolism that any other amino acid. It passes through the blood brain barrier and is considered brain food. It is also an immunity booster.
Blueberries – An anti-oxidant powerhouse, it reduces radical damage that can cause cataracts, glaucoma, varicose veins, heart disease and cancers. It can decrease symptoms of Macular Degeneration by up to 36%. It improves brain function.
Lycopene – Reduces prostate cancer, lung cancer, heart disease, and helps reduce symptoms of exercised induced asthma.
Bromelain – An enzyme found in pineapple that helps with colds, asthma, arthritis and other inflammatory diseases such as hay fever, and bronchitis and helps reduce the symptoms of carpal tunnel. It also reduces the formation of arterial plaque.
Papain – Derived from papaya, it is full of antioxidants and aids in digestion.
Protease – An enzyme that digests protein, promotes immune support and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is also an anti-cancer enzyme.
Bifidobacterium – Promotes digestion, and increases normal healthy flora in the intestine.
Reservatrol – An anti-cancer, anti-oxidant, and anti-aging brain food, it also reduces heart disease.
Quercitin – Anti-oxidant, anti-histamine and helps prevent cancer and reduces asthma symptoms and other inflammatory diseases.
Pomegranate – Anti-cancer, fights heart disease, stabilizes PSA and is a brain food. It also lowers blood pressure.
I could not believe all of the great foods that are in this product. If I were to purchase a 30 day supply of all these items, it would far surpass the cost of Natraburst. I use it in a morning smoothie, and if I do not get home from work until late, I have another smoothie for dinner. That way I know I am getting what my body needs. The two things I noticed since using Natraburst is that I have much more energy and that the aches and popping I had in my joints have all but disappeared. My mom and dad have started this as well and have had the same results. Try it for yourself and see what Natraburst can do for you.