Thursday, July 23, 2009

Organic Berry Green Super Food

The nutrition convenience pioneer Amazing Grass ( has announced that their new Berry Green SuperFood Drink Powder is now available at a wide variety of retail locations across the continent. By offering the antioxidant equivalent of 7 servings of fruits and vegetables, the new Berry Green SuperFood provides health-conscious consumers with a delicious and convenient means to achieve the recommended 5 to 9 daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Berry Green SuperFood unites a full spectrum of alkalizing green SuperFoods, antioxidant-rich fruits including acai and goji berries, support herbs, and Maca to provide a powerful dose of whole food nutrition. This powdered drink mix has a robust berry flavor and is gluten-free, soy-free, vegan, low in calories and fat, and has no added sugar.

Berry Green Superfood was announced in December 2008 as a pilot project available exclusively at Whole Foods stores. “The consumer response at Whole Foods has been incredible, so we are rolling Berry Green SuperFood out to retail stores across the country,” says Amazing Grass co-founder Todd Habermehl.

Berry Green SuperFood is a complete raw food powder that has a high concentration of naturally-occurring enzymes, carotenoids, phytonutrients and antioxidants that work synergistically to fight free radicals, remove toxins and repair damaged cells. Ultimately, this Amazing Grass product contains every amino acid, vitamin, and mineral necessary to sustain human life. Since the human body is designed to obtain nutrition from whole foods, the body is able to efficiently and rapidly absorb the nutrients in Berry Green SuperFood and quickly convert them into fuel.

For the majority of people, stress and consumption of unhealthy processed foods can create an acidic imbalance in the blood that, among other problems, can cause the body to store water and build up fat in the arteries (cholesterol) as protection from acidic blood. The rich chlorophyll content and high alkalinity of the Berry Green SuperFood helps to combat acidity and restore blood to the optimal pH level. It is also known to promote improved circulation, digestion and regular elimination.

Berry Green SuperFood features powerful antioxidants including those derived from organic acai, a purple berry sustainably sourced in the Amazon Rainforest by acai industry leader Sambazon ( Acai is also a great source of healthy omega fats, fiber and protein. Maca is a nutritious root grown at high altitudes in Peru. It is known to offer adaptogen-like properties that boost the immune and adrenal systems, and maca provides sustained energy, vitality and mental clarity. The Goji berry is a superfruit that has been celebrated in Chinese culture for thousands of years due to its robust flavor and ability to enhance well-being. The Goji is a nutritional powerhouse that provides 18 amino acids, abundant antioxidants and 21 vitamins and minerals.

The Berry Green SuperFood drink powder contains over 70% organic ingredients and provides more organic whole leaf greens per gram than any other green SuperFood brand. All natural and organic ingredients include organic wheat grass, organic barley grass, organic alfalfa, organic spirulina, organic spinach, organic chlorella, organic broccoli, organic acai, organic maca, organic carrot, organic beet, raspberry, organic rose hips, pineapple, organic goji berries, green tea, acerola cherry, organic flax seed powder, apple pectin fiber, F.O.S. (from chicory root), L.acidophilus, alpha and beta amylase, protease, lipase, lactase, cellulase, siberian eleuthero root, peppermint and other natural flavors. Unlike other green drink mixes, Berry Green SuperFood does not contain soy lecithin fillers, and it is nitrogen-packed for freshness.

Berry Green SuperFood is sold in an 8.5 ounce canister that includes 30 eight-gram servings (scoop provided) and a 15-count box of individual serving packets. Amazing Grass recommends that customers enjoy 1 to 3 servings a day by mixing 1 scoop with 6 or more ounces of water, juice or smoothie. It can be taken first thing in the morning to jump-start the day and whenever hunger occurs. Amazing Grass products are widely available at stores around the country and at The company’s popular GrassHeads program offers auto shipping along with discounts and other cool specials.

Amazing Grass’ mission is to educate the world about the benefits of green SuperFoods and the improved quality of lifederived from healthy eating habits. In addition to the new Berry Green SuperFood, Amazing Grass also offers Green SuperFood, Chocolate Green SuperFood and Kidz SuperFood Chocolate Drink Powders, 3 varieties of Amazing Meal, Organic Wheat Grass in drink powder and tablet forms, and organic Whole Food Energy Bars.

Amazing Grass is a friends-and family-owned company with roots that date back over 60 years of growing and dehydrating green foods. The company produces certified organic wheat grass, barley grass, oat grass, rye grass and alfalfa at a family farm in Kansas, and markets the most nutritious, convenient and affordable green SuperFoods to help families thrive.

Amazing Grass stands out because the grasses are field-grown throughout the winter allowing the roots to soak up nutrients from mineral-rich soil for over 6 months. “The young leaves are harvested just one time each year at their nutritional peak,” says co-founder Brandon Bert. "The greens are carefully flash dehydrated at low temperatures, frozen as whole leaf powders and then packed in nitrogen to maintain freshness. The extra steps ensure customers get the most nutrient-dense raw green food powders in the world," adds Bert.

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