The word Antioxidant is a term sought out by most health-conscious consumers and as such every smoothie shop hoping to capture its share of the market will boast about the ‘antioxidants’ of their beverages.
The human body is subject to decay. Cells are continually being replaced not only as a matter of daily body function but especially when tissues become damaged.
The common cut and abrasion are the superficial evidence of damage. Beneath the surface are the cell-damaging, free-radical producing effects of cigarette smoke, automobile exhaust, and air born contaminants that we all confront when living an active lifestyle.
When the cells are exposed to oxygen the way a sliced apple would be, the result is oxidation. This is normal.
But what tends to happen is that too much oxidation occurs as the body seeks to heal itself. That produces the phenomenon of ‘free radicals’ that actually damage other cells that weren’t harmed by the original injury.
Damaged cells leave the body susceptible to disease. Hence the public demand for ‘antioxidants.’
Antioxidants are naturally found in common sources such as spinach, carrots and vitamin C; and exotic plants such as green tea and milk thistle.
But many beverage bottlers, aware that the consumers like drinks that are blends of various flavors, tout the antioxidant benefits of their drinks.
That’s where Smoothie Essentials comes in because as a flavorless powder, our Antioxidant Blend can be added to whatever beverage of choice the smoothie shop has on the menu. It boosts the power of the antioxidant level without affecting the taste. Consumers, anxious for the benefits as well as for the flavor of the blended drink, seek out smoothie shops that have Antioxidant boosts on the menu.
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Green Tea
- Milk Thistle
- 15 Calories
- 0 Total Fat
- 0 Cholesterol
- 4 gms Carbohydrates,
- 0 Fiber
- 0 Protein
- 0 Sugars
Serving Size: 1 Scoop = 4.6 Grams
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