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Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea 100% Fermented Organic Protein & Greens Tropical -- 660 g


Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea 100% Fermented Organic Protein & Greens Tropical
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Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea 100% Fermented Organic Protein & Greens Tropical -- 660 g

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Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea 100% Fermented Organic Protein & Greens Tropical Description

  • 21 g Vegan Protein Per Serving
  • 35 Fermented Grasses, Fruits, Vegetables & a Comprehensive Mushroom Complex
  • Gluten Free • Non-Dairy | Non-GMO • USDA Organic
  • Suitable For Vegetarians/Vegans
  • Isura Seal

We’ve taken organic superfoods, many harvested from our own farms, and fermented for easy digestion (no bloat!) and improved absorption. Whole Earth & Sea Fermented Organic Protein & Greens Tropical is certified organic, vegan-friendly, and absolutely delicious. Also available in Chocolate, Vanilla Chai, and Unflavored.

Each antioxidant-rich scoop provides:
• 21 grams of pure, plant-based protein
• 29 phytonutrient-rich fruits, vegetables, grasses, and herbs – many grown
on Natural Factors’ organic farms
• A comprehensive mushroom blend of cordyceps, reishi, himematsutake,
shiitake, maitake, and turkey tail for immune support
• Support for natural energy while optimizing overall health

 


Directions

Suggested Usage: Add 1 scoop (approx.33 g) to 8-12 fl oz of water, or your preferred beverage, and shake or blend until smooth, or use as directed by a physician.

Free Of
Artificial colors, preservatives, or sweeteners, dairy, starch, gluten, yeast, sesame, egg, fish, shellfish, animal products, or GMOs.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 1 Scoop (33 g)
Servings per Container: 20
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories130
Total Fat2 g3%
   Saturated Fat0.5 g3%
Total Carbohydrates8 g2%
   Dietary Fiber2 g7%
   Total Sugars1 g
Protein21 g29%
Vitamin C50 mg56%
Calcium100 mg8%
Iron7 mg38%
Sodium240 mg10%
Potassium120 mg3%
Fermented Organic Protein Blend
Pea protein (Pisum sativum), sprouted brown rice protein (Oryza sativa), amaranth (Amaranthus spp.), hemp protein (Cannabis sativa) (seed),quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa),
23 g*
Fermented Organic Fruit, Vegetable & Grass Blend
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa), (leaf), barley grass (Hordeum vulgare) (aerial), wheat grass (Triticum aestivum) (aerial), carrot (Daucus carota) (root), cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) (aerial), parsley (Petroselinum crispum) (aerial), artichoke (cynara cardunculus) (aerial), black radish (rapharius sativus) (aerial), dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) (aerial), kale (brassica oleracea) (aerial), celery (Apium graveolens) (aerial), beet (Beta vulgaris) (aerial and root), tomato powder (solanum lycopersicum) (fruit), broccoli (Brassica oleracea) (flower head), red radish (Raphanus sativus) (aerial and root), cabbage (Brassica oleracea) (leaf), upland cress (Barbarea verna) (aerial), cauliflower (Brassica oleracea) (flower head), arugula (Eruca sativa) (aerial), watercress (Nasturtium officinale) (leaf), basil (Ocimum basilicum) (aerial), peppers (Capsicum annuum) (aerial), Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) (aerial), spearmint (Mentha spicata) (aerial), apple (Malus domestica) (fruit), blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosom), cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), spinach (Spinacia oleracea) (aerial)
5 g*
Fermented Organic Mushroom Immunity Blend325 mg*
Acerola cherry extract (Malpighia emarginata) (fruit)305 mg*
Mushroom blend (cordyceps [Cordyceps militaris] [whole], reishi ]Ganoderma lucidum] [fruit body], himematsutake [Agaricus blazei] [fruit body], shiitake [Lentinula edodes] [whole], maitake [Grifola frondosa] [whole], turkey tail [Trametes versicolor)] [fruit body])20 mg*
Amino Acid Profile
per 33 g Serving
Alanine473 mg
Arginine951 mg
Aspartic Acid1289 mg
Cysteine80 mg
Glutamic Acid1910 mg
Glycine430 mg
Histidine258 mg
Isoleucine520 mg
Leucine926 mg
Lysine805 mg
Methionine110 mg
Phenylalanine607 mg
Proline464 mg
Serine566 mg
Threonine400 mg
Tryptophan105 mg
Tyrosine412 mg
Valine556 mg
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Organic natural flavors, organic stevia rebaudiana leaf.
Warnings

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There’s some good news, though, in the prevention realm: A new study suggests that a non-medical approach — reducing the consumption of red meat or processed meat — might help curb the risk of type 2 diabetes. This form of diabetes affects roughly 9 in 10 Americans who have diabetes.

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This study adds to a growing body of evidence that cutting back on red meat or processed meat in your diet might lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Consumption of red and processed meats has been associated with a greater risk for type 2 diabetes.

A study in Finland found that slicing the amount of red meat by 100 grams per week or processed meat by 50 grams per week and substituting a similar amount of fruit led to a slight decrease (1% to 2%) in the risk of type 2 diabetes among men. Furthermore, substituting red or processed meats with cereals caused a drop in risk of up to 3% in men.

The news isn’t so promising for women, however.

“Findings were similar in women,” the study says, “but after adjusting for BMI and other relevant socio-economic and lifestyle factors, these associations no longer reached statistical significance.”

It’s worth noting that men made up nearly 80% of the participants in the study, which was published in April 2023 by the journal Scientific Reports.

Meat and diabetes: What does other research reveal?

The Finnish study supports previous research regarding the connection between red and processed meats and type 2 diabetes:

  • A U.S. study found that swapping red meat (100 grams per day) or processed meat (50 grams per day) for whole grains (32 grams per day of bread or 200 grams per day of cooked brown rice or cereals) slashed the risk of type 2 diabetes. The risk fell 24% for those in the red meat category and 35% in the processed meat category.
  • A European study determined that replacing red and processed meats (50 grams per day) with cereals (refined and whole grain, 30 grams per day) resulted in an 8% lower risk for type 2 diabetes.

However, a Danish study showed no decline in the risk of type 2 diabetes for people who substituted red and processed meats (100 grams per day) with whole grains or refined grains (30 grams per day).

Should you cut back on red or processed meat to fight diabetes?

So, should you ease up on consumption of red and processed meats to give yourself a better shot at combating type 2 diabetes? Experts lean toward “yes.”

A study published in 2014 in the journal Nutrients concluded that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes goes up in tandem the frequency of meat consumption. Therefore, trimming the amount of meat you consume might put you in a better position to keep type 2 diabetes at bay.

The Mayo Clinic lends credence to the findings of the 2014 study. A vegetarian diet might promote weight control, reduce the risk of some complications linked to diabetes and make your body more responsive to insulin, the clinic says.

“A vegetarian diet probably won’t cure your diabetes. But it may offer some benefits over a nonvegetarian diet,” says the Mayo Clinic.

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Overall, the American Diabetes Association and other organizations recommend that in order to prevent or manage diabetes, people should emphasize eating minimally processed fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, and de-emphasize consuming red and processed meats, refined carbs, saturated fats and sugar-sweetened beverages.

The diabetes association suggests that if you’d like to keep red or processed meats in your diet, you should pick the leanest options:

  • Beef — Select or choice cuts that are trimmed of fat, including chuck, rib, rump roast, round, sirloin, cubed, flank, porterhouse, T-bone steak and tenderloin.
  • Lamb — Chops, lamb legs and lamb roast.
  • Veal — Loin chop and roast.
  • Ham — Canadian bacon, center loin chop, ham and tenderloin.

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