Juice Plus encapsulated fruit, vegetables, berries and omega fatty acids are the foundation of our health and our wealth. We take them ourselves to stay healthy on-the-go because they are so quick, easy and give us the optimum nutrition alongside a balanced diet and regular excercise
What is in the Juice Plus Premium Capsules?
Oranges It’s not just because of their high vitamin C content that makes this beautiful colourful fruit so good for us. It is also the vital minerals, such as calcium and phytonutrients – including monoterpenes and flavonones. Monoterpenes can reduce cholesterol levels and have cancer inhibiting effects. Flavanones also have antioxidant, cancer inhibiting, antibacterial, anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory effects. A great addition to the Juice plus+ mix.
Peaches The peach is a genius because it is packed with carotenoids and other phytonutrients which are a precursor to Vitamin A which is needed for vision. This makes it a worthy competitor for the carrot which adds to the orchestra effect of all the compounds in Juice Plus+
Apple “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” There is truth here as they are packed with folic acid, vitamins C,E & K. and many phytonutrients plus calcium and potassium. Perfect for keeping our heart, circulation and entire body healthy.
Pineapple The pineapple travels well and is packed with many micronutrients, enzymes and bromelain. This has a clotting and anti-inflammatory effect. They also contain the phytonutrients , carotenoids and monoterpenes which protect our cells inhibit cancers and reduce cholesterol. Other nutrients include zinc which supports the immune system, helps fertility and promotes healing. Plus iron which promotes the formation of blood cells and the transportation of oxygen in the blood.
Papaya. This tropical treasure is low in calories and has many health promoting substances like vitamin C and magnesium. Moreover the papaya contains enzymes (e.g. papain) and phytonutrients like lycopene and B-carotene and carotenoids. Papain is said to break down the fibrin slightly on the inner arterial walls which helps prevent thrombosis.
Acerola Cherries This little South American cherry is a parcel of vitamin C and B group vitamins like niacin. It also has B-carotene, Vit A and the minerals magnesium, phosphorous and calcium. These all have a positive effect on the nervous system. muscles, bones, teeth, eyes and blood. A great addition to the Juice Plus+ fruit capsules.
Dates This sweet gift of the Orient has many valuable ingredients such as vitamin C, antioxidant B group vitamins and vitamin D. They also have many minerals like calcium, zinc, copper, and iron. They have an important role in the formation of blood cells and provide all round health. Try mixing them to a paste with Juice Plus+ Complete, coconut milk, & ground almonds to make delicious energy balls coverd in cocoa.
Prunes contain the phytonutrients anthocyanin & B-carotene. They also have B vitamins, vitamin C and E. They contain the minerals potassium, phosphorus, zinc and iron. They are great for the immune system, nerve and muscle function and healing process.
Beetroot Glycoside betanin is responsible for the vibrant colour of these balls of vital phytonutrients. Betanin can reduce cholesterol levels and protect against calcified arteries and high blood pressure. In addition the red roots contain plenty of B vitamins, such as folic acid as well as potassium, calcium and iron. This is why it is one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. Great in JP chocolate beetroot cake for a nutritious treat.
Parsley is a pretty herb grows a whole wealth of antioxidants which include B-carotene (which acts as provitamin A), vitamin C and vitamin E. Their special properties are the antioxidants which are regarded as cancer-inhibiting as well as protective of cells and blood vessels.
Kale is an unbeatable vegetable because it is rich in carotenoids (lutein, B -carotene) flavionoids. phonic acids and glcusinolates. All of these help inhibit cancer and the phenoiic acid and glucosinolate share an antibacterial effect. This superfood is also impressive because of its high levels of vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. No wonder its been choosen for Juice Plus+
Spinach Popeye must have known about the phytonutrients in this vegetable. It contains B-carotin, lutein and saponins. B-carotene and Lutein are antioxidants and Lutein plays a major role in the prevention of eye diseases. The other ingredients it possesses are vitamin C, folic acid, vitamin E, B vitamins and calcium.
Cabbage has what it takes to provide good health. It contains vitamin C. vitamin K, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, and iron. Folic acid is important for cell growth & reproduction as well as the formation of red blood cells. Vitamin K plays a decisive role in blood clotting. As well as all of these cabbage also has the phytonutrients of phenolic acids and glucosinolate. A true superfood!
It’s not just “Bugs Bunny” who loves carrots! Our body loves them too. They have the highest content of carotenoids of all the vegetables. These have an antioxidant effect and they reduce the risk of age-related diseases. They also contain many other phytonutrients. such as anthocyanins. Plus they are a source of provitamin A carotenoids. Vitamin A helps the eye convert light into a signal that can be transmitted to the brain.
Tomatoes are a true “Jack of all Trades”, vitamin E, niacin, folic acid, potassium and phytonutrients from the carotenoids and saponins are just a few of the goodies thy have in store for us. One of the carotenoids lycopene and folic acid have an antioxidant effect and help protect our blood vessels. Some studies have shown that lycopene does play a modest role in the prevention of prostate cancer. They are so versatile and can be used often.
Broccoli’s beautiful green florets make it one of Europe’s most popular vegetables. Which is good because it contains minerals like calcium and phosphorous. Also B-group vitamins and vitamin E. All this means it protects the heart and circulation. Plus it has antibacterial effect and has been shown to have anti-carcinogenic properties.
Garlic has become an essential ingredient in the kitchen. But it’s more than a pungent flavor for our cookery. It has phytonutrients that give it an antibiotic effect and micronutrients like selenium, manganese and magnesium. These compact little cloves protect us from thrombosis by lowering cholesterol. So good to have it in JP capsules you can have the nutrient benifits every day even if you don’t like it’s strong flavour.
Even in ancient Egypt the artichoke was known as a dish that was good for you. So, what can it do? – it can lower cholesterol, help prevent atherosclerosis and stimulate the metabolism of the liver and gall bladder. What’s’ more it’s not just used as a vegetable it’s leaves are used in tea, juices, dry extracts and tinctures. Their medicinal qualities are attributed to the special flavonoids and the quinic acid derivatives they contain. It also protects us from thrombosis by lowering cholesterol.
Ginger root is one of the healthiest foods in the world and is very much appreciated in India, South Asia, West Africa and the Caribbean for more than 3,000 years. Preparations from ginger root are prescribed to treat – rheumatism, muscle aches and colds. It also contains the digestive appetite-inducing substances of borneol, cineol, the pungent substance of shoagol and zingerone. It also contains vitamin C and magnesium, iron, calcium, potasium, sodium and phosphorous. Ginger root has antibacterial properties and stimulates blood flow. It is a truly fantastic root!
Cocoa is not just for chocolate lovers. It is full of many health giving substances known as flavonoids which have antioxidant properties. This means it protects our cells has anti- ageing effects and helps protect us from cardiovascular diseases. It has it groups of phytonutrients which help alleviate stress and prevent or reduce inflammation. It also contains vitamin E, B, iron, calcium, and niacin.
Concord Grapes contain many vital phytonutrients such as the polyphenols, resveratrol and anthocyanin. Monoterpene and proanthocyanidins have been found in them. All these amazing phytonutrients act as antioxidants inhibiting inflammation, cancer, protecting blood vessels and lowering cholesterol. They also have a number of vitamins, minerals and a trace of tannin. No wonder Dr Santillo added this to his list of juice dried fruits which is now the Juice Plus+ capsules.
Blueberries are very healthy because in addition to the phytonutrients anthocyan and carotenoids they contain valuable tannins, They provide us with vitamin C, E, B6 and K as well as magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and trace elements of selenium and iron. They don’t just protect us in the way of all the other antioxidants they also support our nerve and muscle system and strengthen bones & teeth. Tiny berries big in health.
Blackberries may be difficult to pick but they are certainly worth it. They contain many phytonutrients such as ellagic acids, anthocyanins and B- carotene. They can help prevent cancer and protect our cells. They also contain vitamin C, have a trace element of selenium as well as the minerals magnesium, calcium, phosphorous and potassium. Another amazing health giving berry.
Even the ancient Greeks and Romans were wise to the healing properties of raspberries. Not only are they delicious but they have a very high vitamin and mineral content. Potassium, magnesium and folic acid are just a few of them. They bind and neutralise free radicals (anti-ageing) and give our immune system a boost.
The white beet has far more to offer than just sugar. Because the betaine contained in it has been found to reduce homocysteine levels in the blood. This in turn helps prevent high blood pressure and atherosclerosis. It also provides minerals such as potassium iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Yet another aid to our cardiovascular health.
Elderberries contain many of the most important phytonutrients vitamin C is just one example and it keeps our immune system strong. They also provide us with magnesium, and potassium which we need for strong nerves and musculature. Their calcium and phosphate content ensure strong bones and teeth. Tiny berries with a big impact !
Bilberries have the most important phytonutrients such as anthocyanins, B-carotene and tannins. They have great properties including protecting our mucus membrane, inhibit germ progression, reduce inflammation and they act as an analgesic. It’s a berry full of pain killing power.
The pomegranate is a work of art, packed with goodness. It’s red seeds contain large amounts of flavonoids like anthocyanins, quercetin and phenolic acids such as ellagic acid. This potent fruit is rich in potassium and includes calcium, vitamin C and iron. More than 250 scientific studies suggest that the pomegranate can protect our cardiovascular health and help prevent cancer and arthritis. In addition it has polyphenols which are known to have anti-ageing, and blood sugar balancing properties.
Black currants deep purple berries have a glossy skin and contain many great phytonutrients, like anthocyanins, catechines and moneterpenoids. All of these can inhibit cancer, are anti-inflammatory and protect blood vessels. The Monoterpene contained in them can also lower cholesterol levels. In addition to all these, black currants contain calcium, potassium, selenium, iron, vitamins C,E & K and vitamin B2. These substances are important for the development of blood cells and maintain our mucus membrane.
Cranberries have also proven themselves in studies and with health practitioners and nutritionists. Their selenium and polyphenols, like anthocyanins, have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is because they have such a high amount of the nutrients that they are so well known for their health benefits. Their high levels of anthocyanins and bioflavonoids, are known to fight inflammation and may help lower uric acid levels and the risk of gout.
What is in the Juice Plus Omega Blend
Omega-3 DHA + EPA fatty acids are mainly found in oily fish, but if you eat little to no fish it is difficult to take in enough Omega-3 needed by our body. To bridge this gap, Juice Plus choose oil from algae instead of fish oil because this is the original and purest sauce of omega 3. It’s what the fish eat to get their omega 3. It’s fish superfood and is a vegetable. This means that we cut out the fish and with them any heavy metal and other pollutants the fish may have ingested.
The Micro-Algae Schizchytrium are rich in Omega-3 and contains high amounts of DHA, which accounts for 97 percent of the omega-3 fats in the brain. It is an environmentally friendly alternative for fish or fish oil capsules.
The added bonus of using this oil is that we are not depleting the fish population.
Sea buckthorn has been used for thousands of years to treat all sorts of health issues and illnesses. Modern science is now uncovering the true health benefits of this super fruit.
Sea buckthorn has an impressive nutritional profile which includes vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, E, K and P; carotenoids; flavonoids; amino acids; phenols; folic acid; organic acids; and 20 mineral elements, not to mention its essential fatty acids. All this nutrition indirectly heals and fortifies the entire body It may be the only plant in the world to contain all four omegas: omega-3, omega-6, the rare omega-7 and omega-9. That’s a powerfully healing cocktail. Sea buckthorn is THE supplement to be taking. To make matters better, this is vegan friendly. It’s just a fruit with powerful haling properties.
Orange oil provides quick and effective relief from inflammation, whether internal or external. regardless of the reason, whether it is excessive intake of spices, fever, infections, side effects of antibiotics, gas or ingestion of toxic substances. It has been reported to be particulaly effective in reducing inflamation that causes knee pain
Orange oil is commonly used as an added flavoring to beverages and has many health giving benifites. It is said to have anti- inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressant, antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
It also has a carminative property that helps expel intestinal gas, which induces indigestion, by relaxing the stomach and anal muscles.
Pomegranate seed oil comprises about 80% of an omega-5 fatty acid called punicic acid, which has been shown in studies to fight breast cancer. It has also been shown to reduce inflammation caused by skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and acne.
Studies have shown people who ingested Pomegranate oil had an increase in their prostate-specific antigen (PSA) doubling time, which has lead to its use in the fight against prostate cancer.
It has also shown to help combat type-2 diabetes and heart disease and may also help prevent osteoarthritis by slowing the deterioration of the joints.
Tomato Seed Oil
Tomato seed oil has a bright reddish orange color, a sure sign that it is rich in carotinoid antioxidants including lycopene, lutein and zeaxanthin. It is also a rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, phytosterols and dissolved minerals. The lipid antioxidants also include different forms of vitamin E.
Studies have shown that both carotenoid and vitamin E antioxidants are vital components our body needs to protect our skin against oxidative stress.
Tomato seed oil Tomato seed oil is often used in in skin care products because of its light viscosity and superior absorption.
Raspberry Seed Oil
Raspberry seed oil is rich in EFAs (essential fatty acids), primarily linoleic and linolenic acids. It contains a very high level of tocopherols (Vitamin E) which act as antioxidants and carotenoides (vitamins A).
Because of its composition, raspberry seed oil possesses superior anti-inflammatory qualities, and has reported sunscreen qualities, according to the Oomah study (2000), which makes it a good addition to face, lip and sunscreen products. It is used by many clinics to treat eczema, itchy or scaly skin, psoriasis, blemished skin and acne. It is also used in many DIY recipes such as lotions, soaps, skin and hair care.
Safflower oil has a very high content of omega-6 fatty acids, which is a beneficial type of fatty acid that our body needs. It is otherwise known as linoleic acid.
Heart Health – Linoleic acid can help the body keep a healthy balance of good cholesterol which decreases the chances of developing atherosclerosis and other heart health conditions, such as heart attacks and strokes. It also contains a high amount of Vitamin E which reduces respiratory problems, helps blood circulation, and strengthens the immune system.
Diabetes – The omega-6 fatty acid has also been shown to manage blood sugar levels, thereby helping those people who suffer from diabetes to keep their blood sugar stable, which also helps prevent people developing diabetes.
Obesity – This has long been known as a good choice for those people who want to lose excess body fat. Omega-6 fatty acids helps the body to burn fat, rather than store it. This makes safflower oil very valuable, since vegetable oil is used in so many cooking preparations.