PERFORMANCE EXPERT HIGHLIGHTS

“THE PURE GREEN LINE OF GREEN JUICES AND SHOTS WERE AVAILABLE FOR PLAYERS AS AN EASY AND TASTY WAY TO MEET MICRONUTRIENT NEEDS DURING THE DAY AND TO HELP KEEP THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEMS STRONG.”

— Bryan Snyder, RD, Director of Team Nutrition for the Denver Broncos

PURE GREENS ALG

INGREDIENTS

lemon, ginger, kale, spinach, cucumber, celery, zucchini, romaine

$48.39

INGREDIENTS

lemon, ginger, kale, spinach, cucumber, celery, zucchini, romaine

PERFORMANCE EXPERT HIGHLIGHTS

“THE PURE GREEN LINE OF GREEN JUICES AND SHOTS WERE AVAILABLE FOR PLAYERS AS AN EASY AND TASTY WAY TO MEET MICRONUTRIENT NEEDS DURING THE DAY AND TO HELP KEEP THEIR IMMUNE SYSTEMS STRONG.”

— Bryan Snyder, RD, Director of Team Nutrition for the Denver Broncos

KEY NUTRIENTS

POTASSIUM - A good source of potassium which has been linked to improved cardiovascular health, maintain a healthy BP, reducing stroke risk, and bone health (1).


VITAMIN A - for immune function, vision, and cell growth and communication (2).


VITAMIN C - for immune function, antioxidant, helps with collagen synthesis (3), also assists with Iron absorption.


VITAMIN K - for blood clotting function and bone metabolism (2). Iron (non-heme) - supports oxygen storage and delivery in RBC, muscle metabolism, healthy connective tissues, and cell function (2).


VITAMIN B6 - for protein, carbohydrate, and fat metabolism, immune function, and neurotransmitter synthesis for cognitive function and mood (4).


FOLATE - for making/repairing DNA/RNA, metabolism of amino acids, and producing RBCs (5).


Manganese - essential nutrient required for activation of enzymes in metabolism (protein/amino acid, carbohydrate, and cholesterol metabolism), ensures proper liver function, helps your body utilize a number of vitamins, and works as a cofactor in energy production, immune response, and brain function (6).

Our Pure Greens ALG, a.k.a The ALG, is one of Pure Green’s most popular cold-pressed juices.

The base formula is an energizing mix of leafy greens mixed with apple, lemon and ginger. The apple adds a touch of sweet taste while the lemon and ginger provide for a well-balanced flavor.

NUTRITION 16 OZ SERVING

Calories110
Protein1g
Total Fat0g (2% DV)
Saturated Fat0g (0% DV)
Trans Fat0g (0% DV)
Cholesterol0mg (0% DV)
Sodium85mg (4% DV)
Total Carb.1g (4% DV)
Dietary Fiber1g (4% DV)
Sugars20g
Calcium6% DV
Vitamin A70% DV
Vitamin C35% DV
Vitamin K244mcg (200% DV)
Iron6% DV

WHEN TO DRINK TO MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE BENEFITS

  • With meals/snacks (vitamins A/D/E/K need fat to be fully absorbed)

PERFORMANCE FUNCTION

  • Immunity
  • Health

REFERENCES

  1. Weaver, CM. Potassium and Health. Adv Nutr 4(3): 368S-377S, 2013.
  2. Institute of Medicine. Food and Nutrition Board. Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium, and Zinc. Washington, DC: National Academy Press; 2001.
  3.  Padayatty, SJ ,and Levine, M. Vitamin C physiology: the known and the unknown and Goldilocks. Oral Dis 22(6): 463-493, 2016.

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