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
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
Chia seeds are the seeds of the chia plant, which is an herb.
SOURCE OF: Omega 3 & Fiber.
FUN FACT: Despite their tiny size, chia seeds are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. They are loaded with fiber, protein, Omega-3 fatty acids and various micronutrients.
FOUND IN: Green Alkaline, Power Balls