Athletic Greens is a green superfood powder designed to help supplement a healthy and balanced diet.
Athletic Greens is a great name for this product because it is kind of like a cocktail of superfoods. It is made up of 75 ingredients, all intended to nourish your body. When consumed with a healthy and balanced diet, the makers of Athletic Greens like to say that no other supplements are needed, since this product is like a one stop shop for nutrient supplements. Athletic Greens is free of GMOs, artificial ingredients, gluten, yeast, eggs, dairy, corn, and nuts. It is also suitable for a variety of diets, including vegan, paleo, primal, vegetarian, and slow carb.
Fruits and veggies found in Athletic Greens “Alkaline, Nutrient Dense Raw Superfood Complex” includes spirulina, wheat grass, alfalfa grass, chlorella, flaxseed, barley, cherry, broccoli, beet, pineapple, green tea extract ginger, and cocoa bean, as well as many other fruits and veggies. The complex also includes inulin, which is thought to lower triglycerides, as well as help with constipation by increasing the good bacteria found in the gut.
According to the manufacturer, the 75 ingredients found in Athletic Greens-Premium Green Superfood Cocktail work together to assist your body in the following 5 ways: 1) vitamins and minerals for immune and nervous system support, 2) digestive enzymes for optimum absorption, 3) liver formula to detoxify and assist with fat loss, 4) probiotics and prebiotics for gut health and 5) adaptogen and hormonal support.
Athletic Greens really is loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, probiotics, digestive enzymes, and herbs. To highlight some of the vitamins and minerals in this product, there is vitamins A, C, E, K2, B1, B6, and B12, folate, calcium, niacin, magnesium, biotin, copper, and magnesium, just to name a few. It also contains two non-dairy probiotics, Lactobacillus Acidophilus and Bifidobacterium Bifidum. There is also a long list of herbs in Athletic greens, including shiitake mushrooms, which is thought to support immune function and ward off chronic diseases, as well as milk thistle, which is thought to help detox the liver.
Does not taste as “grassy” as other green powders. It has a fruity taste, with the pineapple flavor really showing through.
- One serving (1 Tablespoon, or 12 g) of Athletic Greens contains 40 calories, 1.9 grams of fiber, 0.045 grams of sugar, 4 grams of protein.
- Athletic Greens is high in a number of vitamins and minerals, such as Thiamin (255% RDA), Vitamin B6 (250% RDA), Pro Vitamin A (250% RDA), Vitamin C (225% RDA), Biotin (360%) Riboflavin (143% RDA), Folate (100%) and Zinc (22.5%). It is also a good source of Magnesium (16%), Calcium (15%)
- Athletic Greens is very expensive relative to other similar green superfood powders.
- A 30-day supply of this product cost $127, which comes out to $4.23/per serving.
- You can save some money by ordering a monthly subscription service directly from the supplier for $97/30-day supply.
- Suitable for a variety of diets, including vegan, paleo, primal, vegetarian, and slow carb.
- Contains 3 grams more protein than most other green superfood supplements.
- Manufactured in a TGA- registered, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certified facility. These certifications mean that Athletic Greens uses only quality sourced ingredients and is also intended to give the consumer peace of mind that all ingredients and nutritional facts listed on the product label are accurate.
- Expensive. Athletic Greens costs anywhere from double to quadruple the amount of most other green superfood supplements.
- About $4.23/per serving.