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Olympian Labs Greens Protein 8 in 1 -- 13.69 oz

Gluten Free - Great Tasting:. -- Now with Xylitol. -- 4845 Antioxidant ORAC units (per dose). -- Whole Food Multivitamins. -- pH Balanced Enzymes. -- Probiotics. -- Hypoallergenic Pea Protein Isolate. -- Patented Fiber. -- Branch Chain Amino Acids. -- Antioxidant Protection. -- Gentle Detoxification & Cleansing. Greens Protein 8 in 1 is a great tasting nutrient-rich complete whole food drink mix that contains a blend of eight products in one! 1.  Whole Food Multivitamins - Greens Protein 8 in 1 contains whole foods that are rich in naturally occurring highly assimilated vitamins and minerals.  Consuming "nature made" nutrients is the most natural way to assimilate nutrients necessary for optimal health.  In theory taking whole foods in capsule or tablet form is great.  Unfortunately you just can't get enough in pill form to make a difference.  Greens Protein 8 in 1 contains 15.5 grams per serving of whole food nutrients providing you with the natural quantity of vitamins and minerals needed for optimal health. . . just look at the label and see. 2.  Enzymes to Assist in Nutrient Digestion and Absorption and Reduce Inflammation - Optimal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract ensures that digestion and absorption of nutrients critical to good health happens efficiently.  Greens Protein 8 in 1 contains both alpha and beta amylases and four different plant proteases uniquely combined to optimize the maximum digestion of starches and vegetable proteins in the various pH ranges in the body's digestion system.  Some people can't digest foods with cellulytic content (high fiber and fruit skins).  This results in the build-up gastric gases.  The cellulase enzyme in our blend relieves this problem.  HemiSeb® contains a special blend of xylanase beta-glucanases phytase and other hemicellulases.  These enzymes reduce the viscosity of foods in the stomach resulting in better absorption and bioavailability of nutrients. 3.  Hypoallergenic Pea Protein Isolate:  a plant based protein that yields a high biological value (65.4%).  The BV is an accurate indicator of the biological activity of protein.  It measures the actual amount of protein deposited per gram of protein absorbed.  High BV proteins are a better choice for increased nitrogen retention enhanced immunity and IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor) stimulation.  They are superior for reducing lean tissue loss from various wasting states than proteins with a low BV score.  Nearly all of the greens drinks available on the market today contain little or no protein.  This can contribute to fluctuating blood sugar levels.  Pea Protein Isolate is easily digested and helps balance the vegetable carbohydrates and protein ratio needed for complete nutrition.  This is also a perfect protein choice for those with allergic dietary concerns. 4.  Patented Fiber Protection - The recommended daily fiber intake based on a 2000-calorie diet is 25 grams per day.  Most American diets rarely achieve this goal.  Beneficial aspects of dietary fiber include decreased intestinal transit time delayed gastric emptying increased pancreatic secretions provide bulk to stools improved intestinal flora and may also help decrease serum lipid levels (cholesterol).  A low dietary fiber diet can lead to serious health conditions including obesity diabetes gout gallstones hypertension cardiovascular diseases ischemic disease constipation hemorrhoids and irritable bowel syndrome.  Greens Protein 8 in 1 has added patented fiber (Fibersol™) that yields 10% of the RDA fiber requirements to help fortify and protect your intestinal tract. 5.  Antioxidant Protection - Antioxidants are our best defense against the damaging effects of free radicals on our cells.  It is vital to include adequate amounts of antioxidant rich nutrients like those found in fresh vegetables to help fight free radicals every day.  Greens Protein 8 in 1 contains nutrient-dense cereal greens vegetables herbal extracts and fruits for potent antioxidant protection.  Each serving contains the antioxidant activity of over 7 cups of fresh fruits and vegetables!  It is measured using the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) lab test.  The ORAC assay specifically measures the scavenging capacity of antioxidants in nutrients against the peroxyl radical; one of the most common reactive oxygen species found in the body.  It is estimated that a scant 10% of the U.S. population consumes the recommended six servings of fruits and vegetables per day.  This means that 90% of Americans don't meet the minimum standards!  The average serving of fruits and/or vegetables yields approximately 500 ORAC unites and the USDA recommends that to provide meaningful antioxidant health benefits you need at least 2400 to 3000 ORAC units in your daily diet.  Greens Protein 8 in 1 offers excellent antioxidant protection by providing 4845 ORAC units per serving! 6.  Gentle Detoxification & Cleansing - Greens Protein 8 in 1 contains amino acids and herbal detoxifiers to purify and cleanse your blood and help remove destructive toxins such as heavy metals and pollutants that we ingest every day.  These toxins will gradually weaken our tissues and lead to disease unless removed from our bodies daily. 7.  Probiotics are friendly bacteria that play in important role in digestion proper metabolism and overall health.  Current scientific literature supports that regular use of probiotics promotes normal digestive health and helps to restore intestinal balance even for those who suffer with conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). 8.  The Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAA's) leucine isoleucine and valine are important essential amino acids that positively affect skeletal muscle growth enhance fat loss help to stimulate protein synthesis and inhibit its breakdown.  BCAA's are critical to human life and are particularly involved in stress energy and muscle metabolism. Benefits of Greens Protein 8 in 1:. -- Balances blood sugar levels. -- Enhances the immune system. -- Helps to neutralize excess acidity. -- Naturally and gently helps to detoxify our system. -- Improves digestive function and increases regularity. -- Provides excellent antioxidant protection against free radicals. -- Increases energy levels naturally without the use of stimulants. -- Provides a wide variety of nutrients to support cellular metabolism. -- Establishes a proper pH in the intestines leading to a healthy colon environment.
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3 out of 4(75%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Olympian Labs Greens Protein 8 in 1 -- 13.69 oz
Review 1 for Olympian Labs Greens Protein 8 in 1 -- 13.69 oz
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DesignBentley
Tastes Good Tons of Good Stuff Needs More Protein
 August 30, 2012
"This powder mix is loaded with lots of good stuff, tastes great, but is lacking in protein content. I mix in two eggs with my drink to add more protein."
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Review 2 for Olympian Labs Greens Protein 8 in 1 -- 13.69 oz
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banshee575
fromPittsburgh
Age:25-34
Gender:Male
Daily supplement usage:1-2 supplements daily
Referral source:Family Member
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Less than 30 days
Great Product
 January 27, 2011
"While I see several reviews stating this product tastes like pond scum the overall benefits far outweigh the taste. Personally I believe it tastes like a combination of blueberries and grass but it is definately a quality supplement which should be incorporated into your diet. My father is a nutritionist and he can't say enough about this product and neither can I. If you have a problem drinking something with a less than favorable taste this may not be the best choice for you."
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Review 3 for Olympian Labs Greens Protein 8 in 1 -- 13.69 oz
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GloryElizabeth
fromLancaster, PA
Age:25-34
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:3-5 supplements daily
Referral source:Self-referred
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:61-180 days
Pond Scum or Plum Scrumtuous?
 May 1, 2009
"This product can taste like pond scum or like a delicious smoothie if you just try the suggested recipe on the bottle. Blended with a frozen banana and several frozen strawberries, it's quite refreshing. I can't get it down fast enough."
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Review 4 for Olympian Labs Greens Protein 8 in 1 -- 13.69 oz
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sherb1
fromPA
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Daily supplement usage:6+ supplements daily
Referral source:Physician
Reason for usage:Promote overall health
Duration of use:Less than 30 days
Good Product Bad Taste
 February 15, 2008
"I've heard rave reviews on this products & I really wanted to add it to my diet since it was so highly recommended. The only problem was that I couldn't get it down. I tried 4-5 times to take this and all that kept going through my mind was that "This tastes like pond scum." I'm sure it would have been a wonderful supplement if I could have just been able to take it. If they made it in capsule form I'd be the first one in line to buy it."
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