Make Any Latte a Superfood Latte! Hello, Adaptogens.

Make Any Latte a Superfood Latte! Hello, Adaptogens.

Mar 27, 2018Glory Community

These 6 foods will help to boost your immune system, decrease inflammation and give you the energy you need without caffeine or sugar!

1. Maca

Maca is a South American root used for libido, fertility, and strength. It’s adaptogenic, meaning it helps the body deal with stress. It also provides an energy boost without overstimulating the body.

Find it at Glory: In our blueberry maca, mango maca, superfood acai & chocolate nutter smoothies and our hot chocolate.

2. Cacao

Raw cacao contains an impressive list of vitamins and minerals including magnesium, iron, chromium, manganese, zinc, copper, vitamin C, phosphorus and calcium. In addition, it also provides 14 times more antioxidants then red wine, 21 times more than green tea and helps raise levels of serotonin in the brain- acting as an anti-depressant.

Find it at Glory: In our chocolate smoothies and hot chocolate.


3. Turmeric

Turmeric is a natural anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant. Among it’s many health benefits it has been found to inhibit the growth of cancer, is a natural liver detoxifier and helps to reduce the severity of bacterial and viral infections.

Find it at Glory: In our mango maca smoothie, turmeric ginger shot, golden turmeric mylk and turmeric latte.

4. Coconut Oil

The health benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism. These benefits can be attributed to the presence of lauric acid and it's respective properties, such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-fungal, antibacterial and soothing qualities.

Find it at Glory: In our green ginger and mango maca smoothies and in our turmeric latte.

5. Spirulina

A high quality protein that contains all the essential amino acids and will provide you with a rich source of essential Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B9, D, E and K. Spirulina also contains high concentrations of calcium, chromium, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, selenium, sodium, zinc and bioavalible iron. Spirulina is also extremely high in chlorophyll, which helps remove toxins from the blood and boost the immune system, making it excellent for detoxification. 

Find it at Glory: In our green ginger and nutty green smoothies.

6. Lucuma

Lucuma is a South American fruit that tastes like caramel/maple and is packed with vitamins, minerals, and fibre. It’s especially high in iron and beta carotene. 1 tablespoon of lucuma provides 2 percent of the recommended daily value for iron, which may help stimulate the immune system and improve physical endurance.

Find it at Glory: In our chocolate, beet berry acai and superfood acai smoothies.

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