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Why Health Enthusiasts are Going Wild Over Organic Superfood Powders

Organic powders are one of the most efficient ways to consume superfoods. They solve several thorny problems for health-conscious people.

They are tasty!

Remember when your mom would admonish you to “Eat your Greens!” and you would say “Aw mom, do I have to?” We all know that certain foods are better for us than others, but many times we skip the healthy foods entirely. Why? Mostly, because of the taste. But what if we found a much tastier way to consume your greens?

Taste is of the main reasons health enthusiasts love Organic Superfood Powders.  Eating broccoli, especially first thing in the morning can be a daunting task. But adding a powdered form of organic broccoli to a fruit smoothie is a much easier and tastier alternative to choking down half a head of broccoli at 7 in the morning. Also, you can adjust the taste by blending organic bananas, strawberries or apples to suit your taste.

They are Convenient!

Organic Superfood powders save a lot of time and trouble. Simply measure and pour the powder into your favorite beverage or food and viola you are getting a tremendous dose of organic nutrients in an easy to use form. It saves you the ordeal of shopping for organic superfoods and eating them in a raw, more cumbersome way. It is much easier to have a concentrated version of your nutrients and drink them then it is to go shopping at an organic store and then eat, mix or juice everything. Plus, there is no guarantee your mixture would be as tasty as many Organic Superfood powders. Also, reputable Organic Superfood powders contain high-quality ingredients that may not be readily available to purchase at a local store.

They are too Beneficial to Pass up!

There is no longer any debate about the importance of superfoods and their tangible benefits to the body. It seems hardly a day goes by where we don’t hear a report about the virtues of superfoods and anti-oxidants. Now, they are available in such an easy to use and tasty form, it is hard to justify not using them. In the past, when we told our mom we didn’t want to eat our greens, she had some pity on us.

No one really liked eating nutritious food, mainly when there were so many cheaper and tastier snacks available. But now Science has made eating them so easy while retaining the many benefits of eating them raw; it seems silly to not do it. They provide fiber, minerals, vitamins, superfoods, and potent antioxidants in an easy to use, organic form.

Soon, we will be coming to a time when a parent tells their children to drink their organic greens and superfood, and the children will do it, and maybe even ask for more!

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Choosing the Right Organic Superfoods Powder

Excellent! You have done your research and have learned the tremendous health benefits offered by Organic Superfood Powders. Good job! But you are only halfway to where you need to be.

There is a dizzying array of products from which to choose.  Also, some of the products seem to be a lot less expensive as others. Are they truly the same?

Unfortunately, they are not all the same. And there is a lot of hucksterism and false claims surrounding many of the organic superfood powders. In addition, the inexpensive organic superfood powders claim to contain the exact same ingredients as their more expensive counterparts.

You still need to do a little more research.

In a nutshell, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate herbal and dietary supplements are stringently as it regulates food and drugs. In fact, the makers of herbal supplements can introduce anything to the marketplace without FDA approval, so long as they follow consistent and good manufacturing processes. The FDA has the power to remove a product after it has been introduced if it is causing harm to people. But other than those slim oversights, it is the wild west in the supplement world. Caveat emptor.

This puts the onus on the consumer as there is a tremendous difference in quality among organic superfood powders even though they may appear to contain the same ingredients.  And even more disappointing, many products do not even contain the ingredients they claim.

If the products sometimes do not even contain what they claim how can anyone select a high-quality product? Wait, it gets even more complicated.

There are times when there are multiple versions of the same ingredient. Spirulina has more 15 different types, all advertised as being the same. But they are not.

How to pick a high-quality organic superfood powder

1)    Research before you purchases – When evaluating organic superfood powders it is imperative to dig deep and research the contents of the organic superfood powder.  Generally, people first identify a superfood they wish to try and then research it. Then, they look for a reputable product that contains a pure, organic form of the superfood. As you evaluate organic superfood powders, research each ingredient listed in the powder. It is always a good idea to rely on government and academic websites, as opposed to vendor websites when researching to ensure the data is unbiased and factual. Also, look at recent data as opposed to data more than five years old. Doing your research is by far the most important step in your search.

2)    Contact the manufacturer – Many times, manufacturers deliberately use vague language to describe their contents. Go right to the source and ask questions.  A good example of a question to ask the manufacturer is “Does your product contain Spirulina as arthrospira platensis or is it another type?” Spirulina known as arthrospira platensis is the most commonly studied and most desirable. Or you could ask what is the source of your Spirulina? Some countries (China) are known to produce tainted Spirulina. (See why the doing research is so important?)

3)    Talk to your doctor – You can’t go wrong asking your doctor his or her opinion. Your doctor can look at your list of medications and compare it to the contents of your organic superfood powder.  Generally, organic superfood powders are safe to use, but everyone’s situation is different, and a qualified medical opinion can eliminate any drug contraindications.

4)    Use Common Sense – If you think the Organic Superfood product is too inexpensive to be effective, it probably is. Many times, you get what you pay for.   Organic Superfood powders are relatively new to the market, and a lot of inferior products compete with products containing high-quality ingredients.  One can usually assume the quality of a Siberian Ginseng sold at a gas station is not the same as a product made by a reputable vendor who specializes in nutrition and superfoods.

An organic powder is a convenient way to get the great benefits of Superfoods. But it is vital to invest time and research to ensure you are putting only high-quality superfoods into your body.