Wheatgrass is a complete food grown from sprouted wheatberries—the seed or kernel of the common wheat plant.
SOURCE OF: Iron, Vitamin C and Vitamin K which is important in blood clotting and bone health.
FUN FACT: The nutrients found in wheatgrass juice are many times more concentrated than those found in the raw wheatgrass plants; to be properly utilized and receive the many benefits of wheatgrass, you must consume the wheatgrass juice.
FOUND IN: Wheatgrass Shot
Belonging to the same family as chard and spinach, both the leaves and root can be eaten - the leaves have a bitter taste whereas the round root is sweet.
SOURCE OF: Potassium, magnesium, fiber, phosphorus, iron; vitamins A, B & C; beta-carotene, beta-cyanine; folic acid.
FUN FACT: Seriously. One of the first known uses of beets was by the ancient Romans, who used them medicinally as an aphrodisiac.
FOUND IN: VitaBeet
A long curved fruit that grows in clusters and has soft pulpy flesh and yellow skin when ripe.
SOURCE OF: Potassium, Vitamin C & Vitamin B6.
FUN FACT: Bananas float in water, as do apples and watermelons.
FOUND IN: Banana Boost, Protein Charge, Tropical Paradise, Mango Five, Strawberry Swirl, Liquid Lunch, Breakfast to Go, Hangover Boost, Berry Nice, Berry Recovery