Super Food

BOKU SUPER GREENS – Organic Vegan SuperFood


Organic Young Barley Grass Juice

With 4 times the calcium of milk, 22 times the iron in spinach, and as much protein per ounce as a steak, barley juice is a true super food. Barley grass is loaded with every essential amino acid, over 12 minerals, and 13 different vitamins (including Vitamin K). Barley grass, like all grasses, has thick cell walls. Cows need four stomach compartments to digest these thick cell walls. Humans just have one. Thus, it’s best for the barley grass to be juiced before it’s turned into powder. This breaks down the cell walls and releases the nutrients for easy absorption. Also a good source of SOD (super oxide dismutase) which is an important antioxidant defense in nearly all cells exposed to oxygen.

 

Organic Nettle Leaf

Organic Nettle Leaf is a powerful food that strengthens the respiratory system and the kidneys while calming allergic reactions. Nettles are well-respected for their high calcium levels. They work synergistically with the other chlorophyll-rich foods in BõKU™ Super Food. Nettles contain high levels of easily-absorbable iron, and have an alkalinizing effect.

 


Organic Nopal Cactus

Organic Nopal Cactus is an incredible source of soluble fiber, which helps to reduce food cravings and maintain already healthy levels of cholesterol. Nopal aids in naturally maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. You’ll be hearing a lot about this Native American super food.

 


Organic Broccoli

Broccoli’s noteworthy nutrients include vitamin C, vitamin A (mostly as beta-carotene), folic acid, calcium, and fiber. Broccoli is a fiber find. Not only is it a rich source, but half of its fiber is insoluble and half is soluble, helping to meet your needs for both types of fiber. Health organizations have singled out cruciferous vegetables as must-have foods, recommending we eat them several times a week. Like all cruciferous vegetables, broccoli naturally contains two important phytochemicals — indoles and isothiocyanates.

 


Organic Spinach

Like other dark greens, spinach is an excellent source of beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant. As a dark and leafy green, spinach possesses several important phytochemicals, including lutein, which contribute to healthy eyes. Spinach also contains lipoic acid, which helps antioxidant vitamins C and E regenerate. Because of its role in energy production, lipoic acid can help in maintaining already healthy blood sugar levels.

 


Organic Kale

For a green, kale is unusually high in fiber. This helps create the bulk you need to fill you up and to keep you full for a good amount of time. Kale is also an excellent source of nutrients, especially vitamin A and calcium. With a combination of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, kale is a dieter’s dream food. Though greens in general are nutritious foods, kale stands a head above the rest. Not only is it one of your best sources of beta-carotene, one of the antioxidants believed by many nutrition experts to be a major player in keeping the heart healthy, but it also provides other important nutrients.

 

Organic Cabbage

From green cabbage you’ll enjoy a fiber boost and a respectable amount of vitamin C. Two types of cabbage, savoy and bok choy, provide beta-carotene — an antioxidant that supports a healthy immune system and a healthy heart. In addition, cabbage contains phytochemicals called indoles which are also found at high levels in cruciferous vegetables.

 

Organic Parsley

Parsley is an amazing medicinal herb, is delightful to the taste and agreeable to the stomach. It is a very versatile plant to aid the body in regaining health. The root contains calcium, B-complex vitamins, and iron, all of which nourish the glands that help regulate the uptake of calcium. It is a source of both magnesium and calcium, and especially potassium. Parsley is high in vitamin A, beta-carotene and vitamin C. As a wholesome organic-food it is also a good choice for bone health with vitamin K (536 mg in an average serving). The root and leaves are excellent in maintaining an already healthy liver and spleen. Parsley root and seeds contain ingredients that help produce a pain relieving benefit.

BOKU SUPER ALGAE

Organic Spirulina

Organic Spirulina is an ancient algae containing more protein per gram than any other known food. It contains all of the essential amino acids, and is easily digested. Spirulina is the richest source of beta-carotene and vitamin B-12 on the earth. In addition, it is also a good source of GLA (gamma-linolenic acid) which supports the immune system.

 

Organic Chlorella (Cracked Cell Wall)

Organic Chlorella is one of the world’s strongest natural chelators. Known as nature’s detoxifier, chlorella contains high levels of breath-freshening, odor-removing chlorophyll. Here are some of the things you will find inside a Chlorella Cell: 50% Protein, 20% Fats, 20% Carbohydrates, phytochemicals, healthy chlorophyll, vitamins and minerals, terrific source of flavonoids and antioxidants, carotenoids, lutein, glutathione, and echinenone.

 

Organic Kelp

Organic Kelp is high in nutrition and low in calories. It provides important minerals such as iodine and iron. It can also increase metabolism, which can help overweight people. In addition, Kelp has great powers of body detoxification.

BOKU SUPERSTAR MACA

Organic Maca Root Juice

Much like other adaptogenic herbs, maca provides a friendly way to naturally increase energy. Maca has also been shown to increase stamina and endurance. Maca is a source of nutrients such as amino acids, fatty acids, sterols, vitamins, minerals such as selenium, calcium, magnesium and iron. Maca is also rich in over 60 health boosting phyto-chemicals/compounds.

BOKU SUPER TAKES

Organic BõKU™ Super Take Mushroom Blend

Organic BõKU™ Super Tàke mushroom blend is comprised of 14 specialty mushrooms widely used in traditional Chinese medicine. Helps promote good health by providing a wide-array of adaptogens, prebiotics and potent antioxidants that are so rich they have ORAC values similar to super fruits. The Super Take’s are the ultimate food to support a healthy immune system.

BOKU SUPER SPROUTS

• Organic Flax Sprouts-
• Organic Pumpkin Sprouts-
• Organic Broccoli Sprouts-
• Organic Cauliflower Sprouts-
• Organic Kale Sprouts-
• Organic Cabbage Sprouts-
• Organic Red Clover Sprouts-

Sprouts are a powerhouse of nutrition. They have been grown by many civilizations over the past 5,000 years. Research shows that sprouts are a veritable fountain of youth. Sprouts are abound with antioxidants. They are also full of protein, chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Broccoli sprouts have been found to contain 50 times as much of the antioxidant sulfurophane as mature broccoli. Sprouts contain enzymes, giving your body a much needed rest as they digest themselves – invigorating you while requiring no help from your body to process them.

BOKU SUPER PODS

Organic Sweet Mesquite

Mesquite is rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, protein, and lysine. It has a pleasantly sweet molasses-like nutty flavor with a hint of caramel. In addition to its great taste, the major benefits of mesquite meal include high dietary fiber content, high protein and a high lysine content. It’s also a good source of manganese, potassium and zinc. The result is a food with the ability to stabilize already healthy blood sugar levels. This is very good news for weight watchers and for those who want to eat healthier.

 

Organic Carob

Carob contains Gallic acid that works as an analgesic, anti-allergic, antioxidant, and antiseptic. Carob can help maintain a healthy digestive system and cholesterol levels that are already in the normal range. In addition, carob does not contain caffeine nor the negative effects that accompany caffeine. Carob is also rich in Vitamin E, phosphorus, and calcium.

 

Organic Fine Vanilla Bean

The extract contains small amounts of B-complex group of vitamins such as niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamin, riboflavin and vitamin B-6. These B-complex groups of vitamins help in enzyme synthesis and regulating body metabolism. Vanilla also contains small traces of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron and zinc. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that may help maintain already healthy heart rates and already normal levels of blood pressure. Manganese and copper are used by the body as co-factors for the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase. Vanilla is also used to maintain an already healthy libido.

BOKU SUPER FRUIT

Organic Lucuma Fruit

Lúcuma is a nutrient dense fruit from Peru. Lúcuma fruit is an excellent source of low glycemic carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins and minerals. It has lots of beta-carotene, niacin (B3) and iron.This exotic Peruvian fruit is also known as the “Gold of the Incas”, and is also one of the lost crops of the Incas. Lucuma powder is an excellent source of carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins and minerals—including remarkable concentrations of beta-carotene, niacin and iron. The level of complex carbohydrates, minerals and fiber make it an excellent low-glycemic addition to deserts and recipes.

 

Organic Goji Berry

For 6,000 years, the Goji berry has been used to maintain healthy livers and good eyesight. As an aphrodisiac, it also maintains a healthy immune system and improves longevity. Reports have also shown that some of the health benefits of Goji juice include the ability to maintain normal levels of blood pressure and cholesterol. Goji berry juice also contains high levels of vitamins and antioxidants.

 

Organic Hawthorn Berry

Hawthorn Berries are known in Europe as the ultimate “heart tonic.” It has the ability to enhance the utilization of oxygen in the heart. Hawthorn berries also help maintain strong arterial walls and keeps already healthy coronary blood vessels dilated, maintaining a healthy pumping of the heart. Sustaining already normal blood pressure balance is also a traditional use of this amazing berry. Hawthorn berries also have anti-oxidant properties.

 

Organic Bilberry

The herb is a powerful antioxidant and has glucoquinine which is great for maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Bilberry contains flavonoids called anthocyanosides which are health-boosting due to their antioxidant properties. Bilberry has traditionally attributed to healthy eye-sight and a healthy heart as well.

 

Organic Black Currant

Black currants are very rich in many phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, essential fatty acids and minerals. In particular, black currants are renowned for their high content in Vitamin C (a powerful antioxidant), GLA (Gamma-Linoleic Acid, a very rare Omega-6 essential fatty acid) and potassium. They have been shown to have twice the potassium of bananas, four times the vitamin C of oranges, and twice the antioxidants of blueberries. Black currants contain anthocyanins, which are compounds naturally found in berries. They are very potent antioxidants and are responsible for the color of black currants. Around 300 different types of anthocyanins have been discovered.

 

Organic Lingonberry

Known for their lovely appearance and bright color, these yummy-looking berries come packed with copious nutritive and therapeutic benefits. Lingonberries are potent bearers of essential vitamins, minerals, and acids. They are known to maintain already good blood pressure levels, healthy digestive systems, and properly-functioning metabolisms. These pearly red, ripe berries are found to contain short-chained proanthocyans which contribute to maintaining already clean and healthy bladders. Because of their rich nutritional value, lingonberries are believed to favor both blood and bone health.

 

Organic Aronia Berry

According to many scientific studies, aronia berries can be used to maintain already normal levels of cholesterol. They are packed with antioxidants and are plentiful in the United States. They are deciduous shrubs in the family Rosaceae, native to eastern North America and most commonly found in wet woods and swamps. Aronia’s remarkably high antioxidant levels make it one of the eight “true” superfruits in the world. In addition, aronia berries and various types of berries are highly beneficial for heart health.

 

Organic Pomegranate

Organic pomegranates are full of antioxidants. These vitamins and enzymes are known for helping people maintain already healthy levels of cholesterol. Antioxidants also buffer the effects of free radical damage to your cells caused by oxidation. Free radicals are produced by functions within the body and elements outside the body, such as radiation from the sun. Since you can’t stop free radical occurrence and oxidation, it’s important to consume foods that help neutralize their potential damage.

 

Organic Blueberry

The high fiber content, those brilliant antioxidants, and the ability to maintain healthy levels of cholesterol make the blueberry an ideal dietary supplement to maintain good heart health. It can also help fortify the strength of already healthy cardiac muscles. Blueberries, being very rich in antioxidants like Anthocyanin, vitamin C, B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, copper (a very effective way to maintain the immune system), selenium, zinc, iron, etc. They keep you fresh, active, fit, sharp, close to nature, and in a good mood.

 

Organic Kosher Purple Grape

Grapes rank with blueberries and blackberries as excellent sources of antioxidants. Many of the health benefits attributed to red/purple grapes are due to the pigments that are concentrated largely in the skin and seeds, which have about 100 times higher level than the pulp of the grape. Grapes and grape juice function in different ways in the cardiovascular system. The pigments in red, purple and black grapes can be good for maintaining an already healthy cardiovascular system by a number of mechanisms which includes maintaining already healthy levels of cholesterol. Grapes can also be effective in maintaining normal blood pressure levels.

 

Organic Tart Cherry

Most of the scientific research has centered on the health benefits of tart cherries. Sweet and tart cherries contain pigments called anthocyanins, antioxidants that give cherries their dark red color. Tart cherries are among the top fruits as far as antioxidant levels go. Tart cherry juice and dried tart cherries are even higher in antioxidants than blueberries and more powerful than Vitamin E. Researchers in Texas recently discovered that tart cherries contain high levels of melatonin, an antioxidant produced naturally by the body that is thought to help fight jetlag and regulate sleep; because of their regenerative effects on collagen. Eating tart cherries, particularly Montmorency tart cherries, can actually increase the levels of melatonin in the body.

 

Organic Elderberry

Elderberry is used for its antioxidant activity, to maintain already normal levels of cholesterol, good vision, and an already healthy heart. They also contain Bioflavonoids which also help support the immune system. Elderberries contain organic pigments, tannin, amino acids, carotenoids, flavonoids, sugar, rutin, viburnic acid, vitamin A and B and a large amount of vitamin C. Flavonoids, including quercetin, are believed to account for the therapeutic actions of the elderberry flowers and berries.

 

Organic Cranberry

While familiar nutrients like vitamin C and fiber play a very important role in cranberry’s health benefits, it’s the amazing array of phytonutrients in cranberries that also contribute to our well-being. The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory states cranberry juice has a concentration of nine minerals, which include calcium, magnesium, potassium, selenium, zinc and phosphorus. Cranberry juice also contains 15 vitamins, which include vitamin C, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B6, B12 and vitamin A. Other constituents in cranberry juice include protein, carbohydrates, fiber and natural sugars.

 

Organic Red Raspberry

As an antioxidant food containing ellagic acid, raspberries help prevent unwanted damage to cell membranes and other structures in the body by neutralizing free radicals. However, Ellagic acid is not the only well-researched phytonutrient component of raspberry. Raspberry’s flavonoid content is also well documented. Here the key substances are quercetin, kaempferol, and the cyanidin-based molecules called cyanidin-3-glucosylrutinoside and cyanidin-3-rutinoside. These flavonoid molecules are also classified as anthocyanins, and they belong to the group of substances that give raspberries their rich red color. Raspberries’ anthocyanins also give these delectable berries unique antioxidant properties, as well as some antimicrobial ones.

 

Organic Black Raspberry

Black Raspberry is scientifically known as Rubus Occidentalis. It is known as “King of Berries” or “Black Caps”. They contain anthocyanins, ellagic acid and antioxidants. Black Raspberry is also good for many other therapeutic uses. The “anthocyanins” found in the black raspberry contain vaso-protective properties. As the black raspberry contains high antioxidants, it attributes to a healthy heart and health in other areas of the body as well. Black Raspberry is also good for diabetic patients as it contains vitamin C*.

 

BOKU SUPER EXTRAS

Organic Vermont Maple Syrup

Maple syrup is already known for being rich in vitamins and minerals, but now it has become clear that the natural sweetener is loaded with a host of powerful antioxidants. And among maple syrup’s various health-promoting compounds is a newly-identified one named Quebecol, which is a compound uniquely created when Maple tree sap is boiled and turned into syrup. Certain antioxidant phenolic compounds have also been found in maple syrup.

 

Lactobacillus Sporogenes

L. Sprorogenes (also known as B. Coagulans) is a special probiotic that does not need to be refrigerated to maintain its maximum potency. Unlike many other probiotics, L. Sporogenes is resistant to corrosive effects of stomach acid. This means that more probiotic is able to reach, grow, and thrive in the intestine, supporting digestive health in many ways. L. Sporogenes is one of the few probiotics in the market that is truly non-dairy. Most “non-dairy” probiotics were grown on dairy media at some stage in their development. L. Sporogenes was never grown on dairy at all.

 

Digestive Enzymes

Amylase, Protease (3 different potencies), Bromelain, Cellulase, Lipase, Alpha-galactosidase, Papain Ð Are tiny proteins that help keep already clean intestines stay clean. They assist nutrient absorption of all foods and are essential for maintaining good health and digestion.

 

Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt

Most people are not aware of the vast differences between standard, refined salt, and natural healthy salt. Sodium Chloride (standard table salt) is toxic to the body and is completely void of any vital trace minerals. Table salt is so refined it no longer has anything in common with crystal salt. Natural salt, in conjunction with water, is actually essential for the regulation of already healthy levels of blood pressure. The natural crystal salt from the Himalayas does not burden your body as other salts do. The many benefits of Himalayan crystal salt include regulating the water content throughout your body, promoting a healthy pH balance in your cells; particularly your brain cells, it promotes healthy balanced blood sugar, supports already good respiratory health, prevents muscle cramps, promotes bone strength, naturally regulates sleep, and helps reduce the signs of aging. Natural salt is vital for maintaining healthy nerve cells that are able to communicate and process information within the body.


*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease.