Athletic Greens can be used both as a multivitamin/mineral and as a greens supplement. One serving of this product provides you with a daily value of zink, vitamin A, vitamins C and E, biotin and B vitamins. It includes vitamin B6, which is a very important factor when it comes to production of several neurotransmitters. It also contains a good source of B12, which is an excellent choice for vegan athletes and very important for brain health.
Athletic Greens divides the ingredients into four major categories: superfoods, herbs and antioxidants, digestive enzymes and mushrooms and probiotics. Superfoods group includes the herbs and greens responsible for nutrients and alkalinity. Alkalinity is important for maintaining the ph of athletes’ bodies. This group is the most abundant in the powder.
Herbs and antioxidants group in Athletic Greens provides you with high levels of antioxidants including pea protein, citrus bioflavonoids and coQ-10.
Digestive enzymes and mushrooms section contains several herbs in digestive enzymes and reishi and shiitake mushrooms.
Athletic Greens includes 3.6 billion count of lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium bifidum, which are very important for intestinal microflora. Acidophilus may also be of great help for lactose intolerant people. This product also includes fructooligosaccharide, a type of probiotic that serves as a help to the natural development of microflora.
Athletic Greens also contains green tea extract, cocoa extract, papaya, broccoli, cherry powder, pineapple, carob and natural vanilla.