Barley Grass Juice
Barley grass is the young soft green shoots which appear on the Barley plant. It is said to be one of the earliest grown sweet grasses in the world. Vitamins and minerals can be found in barley grass including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, beta carotene, B vitamins, folic acid and pantothenic acid. Barley grass also delivers antioxidants, essential amino acids and beneficial enzymes. Source: Canada
Organic Nettle Leaf is said to have been used since ancient times as a source of food, fiber and its restorative properties. This powerful food includes calcium and other nutrients, working synergistically with the other chlorophyll-filled foods in BõKU Super Food. Source: Bulgaria
Nopal Cactus, with a 12,000 year historical record of sustaining humankind with its nutrition, is a particularly impressive type of cacti with a wide range of nutritional and vitamin content. This includes riboflavin, vitamin B6, copper, iron, fiber, vitamin-A, C, K, calcium, potassium, magnesium and manganese. Compounds such as phytochemicals and polysaccharides can also be found in nopal cactus. Source: Mexico
Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable. Cruciferous vegetables are purported to have powerful anti-oxidizing effects. Broccoli is infused with vitamin C, vitamin A (as beta-carotene), folic acid, sulfur, calcium and fiber. Broccoli also has fiber, both insoluble and soluble, helping your body to meet its fiber needs. Like all cruciferous vegetables, broccoli naturally delivers two important phytochemicals — indoles and isothiocyanates. Source: USA
Like other dark greens, spinach delivers chlorophyll. Spinach also includes beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant. As a dark and leafy green, spinach has several important phytochemicals, including lutein. Spinach also delivers antioxidants lipoic acid and vitamin C. Source: USA, Asia (Varies)
Kale delivers a variety of nutrients, infused with Vitamin A as well as Vitamin C. With a combination of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, kale is a dream food for dieters. Though greens in general are nutritious, kale stands above the rest because of its content of beta-carotene and antioxidants. Source: USA
Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable, infused with phytonutrients, vitamin C and beta-carotene. Additionally, cabbage has phytochemicals called indoles which are also found in cruciferous vegetables. Cabbage also delivers glucosinolates, a powerful phytonutrient which breaks down into isothiocyanates and indoles when cruciferous vegetables are chopped or chewed. Source: USA
Parsley is an amazing nutritional herb. Organic parsley is delightfully sweet to the taste and agreeable to the stomach. The root and greens deliver calcium, B-complex vitamins, iron, magnesium and potassium. Parsley also is comprised of beta-carotene and vitamin C. This wholesome, organic super food is a nutritional powerhouse. Parsley also has vitamin K. Source: Egypt
Spirulina is an ancient algae that delivers protein and all of the essential amino acids. Spirulina is also comprised of beta-carotene, vitamin B-12 and GLA (gamma-linolenic acid). Not to mention, is easily digested!
Chlorella has existed since the birth of the Earth, however, it was not until the microscope was invented after the 19th century that Chlorella was first discovered! Coined ‘nature’s detoxifier,’ chlorella delivers protein, phytochemicals, chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, flavonoids, antioxidants, carotenoids, lutein and glutathione. Source: Taiwan
Maca is a super adaptor. Eating a ‘super adaptor’ purportedly helps your body to adapt to stressful conditions and environments. Maca is comprised of nutrients such as amino acids, fatty acids, sterols, vitamins, minerals such as selenium, calcium, magnesium and iron. Maca also delivers over 60 boosting phyto-chemicals and compounds. Source: Peru
Super Take Mushroom Blend
Organic BõKU™ Super Tàke mushroom blend is comprised of 14 specialty mushrooms widely used in traditional Chinese practices. It delivers a wide-array of super adaptors, prebiotics and potent antioxidants that have an ORAC (oxygen radical absorbance capacity) value similar to super fruits. Super Takes in Super Food include: Reishi, Cordyceps, Maitáke, Chaga, Mesima, Lion’s Mane, Turkey Tail, Shiitáke, Blazei, Poria, Suehirotáke, Hiratáke, Agarikon and True Tinder Polypore. Source: USA
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. Civilizations over the past 5,000 years have considered sprouts a veritable fountain of youth and a nutritional staple. They deliver amino acids, vital vitamins and minerals, chlorophyll and antioxidants. Source: USA
Mesquite has a pleasant, molasses-like, nutty flavor with an accent of caramel. In addition to its great taste, mesquite includes fiber, meaning it digests relatively slowly and does not cause blood sugar spikes. This gluten free powder also has calcium, vitamin B, magnesium and zinc.
Fine Vanilla Bean
Fine vanilla bean delivers B-complex vitamins such as niacin, pantothenic acid, thiamine, riboflavin and vitamin B-6. Vanilla also has minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron and zinc. Source: USA
Lucuma, an exotic fruit from Peru, delivers an array of nutrients, low glycemic carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins and minerals. This delicious and sweet fruit also has beta-carotene, niacin (B3) and iron. Perhaps its sweet taste and nutritional value is why the native Peruvians refer to this as the “Gold of the Incas.” Source: Peru
For approximately 6,000 years, the Goji berry has been widely used throughout Chinese cultures. Goji berry juice is not only tasty, but also delivers vitamins as well as antioxidants. Source: Northern China, border of Mongolia and Russia
Hawthorn berries contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They have been eated for centuries in Europe and are considered to be the most important berry for the heart.
Pomegranates are one of the main fruits praised in the Bible. It’s range and potency of antioxidants are unmatched. Researchers continually find new nutritional benefits to eating pomegranates.
Blueberry’s brilliant, dark color indicates their richness in ‘anthocyanins’, which are powerful antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals. One of Boku’s famous lines is, ‘the darker the berry, the more extraordinary,’ and blueberries are extraordinary, shining brightly as one of the world’s super star berries. Blueberries deliver fiber and vitamins A, C, E and B complex, along with minerals copper, selenium, zinc and iron. Source: USA
Tart cherries are infused with the dark, antioxidizing pigment anthocyanin, which gives tart cherries their dark red color. Tart cherries are among the top antioxidant fruits comprised of antioxidants, and as we say: ‘the darker the berry (or cherry in this case), the more extraordinary.’
While familiar nutrients like vitamin C and fiber play a very important role in cranberry’s health benefits, it is the amazing array of phyto-nutrients in cranberries that also contribute to overall health assisting benefits. The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory states cranberry has a concentration of nine minerals, which include calcium, magnesium, potassium, selenium, zinc and phosphorus. Cranberry juice also has 15 vitamins, which include vitamin C, thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6, B12 and vitamin A. Other constituents in cranberry juice include protein, carbohydrates and fiber. Source: USA
As an antioxidant food that has ellagic acid, raspberries help your body to balance the damage of free radicals. However, ellagic acid is not the only well-researched phytonutrient component of raspberry. Raspberry’s flavonoid content is also well documented. The key flavonoids are: quercetin, kaempferol and anthocyanins, all of which give raspberries their rich, red color. Source: USA
Vermont Maple Syrup
Maple syrup is already known for including vitamins and minerals, but now it has become clear that the natural sweetener has a host of powerful antioxidants. And among maple syrup’s various 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. Source: USA
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 (this is a good thing!). L. Sporogenes is one of the few probiotics on the market that is non-dairy. Most “non-dairy” probiotics were grown on dairy media at some stage in their development. L. Sporogenes never touches anything ‘dairy’. Source: USA
Amylase, Protease (3 different potencies), Bromelain, Cellulase, Lipase, Alpha-galactosidase and Papain are tiny proteins that can support digestion. They assist nutrient absorption of foods.
Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt
The human body is nearly 1% salt, making it a vital electrolyte. Most people are not aware of the vast difference between standard, refined salt, and natural healthy, crystal salt. Sodium Chloride (standard table salt) can be hard on 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. Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt contains an abundance of trace minerals.
Kelp is infused with the essential trace mineral iodine, without which thyroid hormones could not be synthesized. It also devliers other trace minerals, amino acids, vitamins and minerals.