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We are inundated with the craze about Cold Pressed Juices, Smoothies, Kombucha and everything else around. But have you been reading about the power of Tonics? Now don’t be put off by the name. It’s not something your grandma has conjured from her potion cupboard and told you it’s good for you no matter the taste (even though she was probably right). I’ve stumbled across a DELICIOUS tasting range of Tonics and they may just be your new favourite drink!
Lets take a look at each one they offer – all good things come in threes right?
This bad boy was created with a little energy boost in mind. The ingredients certainly explain the effect of the drink on your body. It’s packed with KALE, SPIRULINA and GREEN TEA. Lets take a look at each ingredient one by one.
A much more liked relative of the cabbage and Brussel sprouts family. Packed with numerous nutrients, it seems to be referred to as a superfood for a reason. Our body uses Vitamin B as an essential fuel for energy production. Kale is packed with a number of B complexes. It’s also full of Iron and Copper which assists in activating enzymes that our cells use to generate fuel.
You might not know this but you’ve seen Spirulina in its natural environment more often than you think. Often thought of as a plant but recently classified as a Bacteria, Spirulina is the very green Algae we see covering fresh water streams, lakes and rivers. Originally harvested for its health benefits in Central Mexico, it didn’t take long to capture the worlds curiosity. Spirulina is dubbed a complete protein – meaning it holds all of the essential amino acids that our body does not produce. It has a high iron and antioxidant profile which all contribute to a healthy functioning energy production system.
Often referred to as a better alternate to coffee, Green Tea’s energy benefits come from the caffeine and catechin ingredients. Caffeine works by stimulating the central nervous system. Catechin is a powerful antioxidant that helps reduce oxidative stress and helps promote exercise recovery.
Whether you went extra hard at the Gym or spent more hours than you wanted back at work. This baby is full of goodness just waiting to help you regenerate and repair.
One of my favourite fruits out! Blueberries are packed with flavonoids which posses antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties – both of which contribute to a speedy recovery!
Delicious and bright! Their vibrant hue comes from the antioxidant polyphenols. It’s said to have a larger quantity of antioxidants than other juices and works towards reduce inflammation, remove free radicals and protect cells from damage. It’s also packed with Vitamin C – which we all know the benefits of that by now!
Similar to Blueberries and Pomegraites – Sour Cherry is packed full of phytochemicals, antioxidants and Vitamin C. It is also known as a good source of Melatonin which is what our body releases naturally to help regulate sleep. And we all need sleep to repair!
All tucked up and can’t sleep? This ones for you. A mix of ingredients that help your body progress to sleep, the natural way.
A wildflower known for its delicious fleshy fruit that contains some powerful calming properties. It’s thought that some compounds in this flower react with some receptors in the brain provoking relaxation. It’s also been used for years as a powerful sleeping aide herb.
Just in case you missed it above ?? Sour Cherry is packed full of phytochemicals, antioxidants and Vitamin C. It is also known as a good source of Melatonin which is what our body releases naturally to help regulate sleep. And we all need sleep to repair!
One of the most commonly used medicinal herbs out there Chamomile is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s known to assist in fighting anxiety and depression and muscle spasms – all which when reduced contribute to a nice Calm sleep.