Nutrients of our Ingredients

Why we choose the fruits & veggies?

The choice of our ingredients and their quality means a lot to us. We are commited to preparing the best quality food to our customers at Earth Shake. We make it our mission to create organic, nutritent rich food and drinks that amplify health and mind with the participation of local farmers, like minded merchants, community partners and our customers. We hope to educate people in a way that allows them to make informed choices that nourish and revitalize the body and spirit.

Nutrients of our Ingredients

Apple
Fresh apples help cleanse the system (eliminates toxins), lower blood cholesterol levels, keep blood sugar level up and aid digestion. Apples are good sources of vitamin A. They also contain some vitamins B and C and riboflavin and are high in two important phytochemicals: pectin and boron.
Tonic, digestive, diuretic, detoxifying, laxative, antiseptic, lower blood cholesterol, antirheumatic, liver stimulant.
Nutrients: One medium apple with skin contains 0.47 grams of protein, 95 calories, and 4.4 grams of dietary fiber.
Potassium – 195 mg, Calcium – 11 mg, Phosphorus – 20 mg, Magnesium – 9 mg, Manganese – 0.064 mg, Iron – 0.22 mg, Sodium – 2 mg, Copper – 0.049 mg, Zinc – 0.07 mg
Also contains a trace amount of other minerals.
Vitamin A – 98 IU, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.031 mg, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.047 mg, Niacin – 0.166 mg, Folate – 5 mcg, Pantothenic Acid – 0.111 mg, Vitamin B6 – 0.075 mg, Vitamin C – 8.4 mg, Vitamin E – 0.33 mg, Vitamin K – 4 mcg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

Avocado
Avocados (which are technically fruits) contain more potassium then many other fruits and vegetables (bananas are slightly higher). High in essential fatty acids, avocados also contain 17 vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A, C and E, all of the B vitamins, except B12, and including riboflavin, iron, calcium, copper, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, and magnesium.
They also have the largest amount of protein of any fruit.
Antioxidant.
Nutrients: One medium avocado contains 4.02 grams of protein, 322 calories and 13.5 grams of fiber.
Potassium – 975 mg, Phosphorus – 105 mg, Magnesium – 58 mg, Calcium – 24 mg, Sodium – 14 mg, Iron – 1.11 mg, Selenium 0.8 mcg, Manganese – 0.285 mg, Copper – 0.382 mg, Zinc – 1.29 mg
Also contains small amounts of other minerals.
Vitamin A – 293 IU, Vitamin C – 20.1 mg, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.135 mg, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.261 mg, Niacin – 3.493 mg, Folate – 163 mcg, Pantothenic Acid – 2.792 mg, Vitamin B6 – .517 mg, Vitamin E – 4.16 mg, Vitamin K – 42.2 mcg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

Banana
Due to their ability to strengthen the surface cells of the stomach lining and protect them against acids, bananas are recommended when ulcers or the risk of ulcers is present. High in potassium and vitamin B6, bananas help prevent heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular problems.
Antiulcer, antibacterial, boost immunity, lower blood cholesterol levels.
Nutrients: One medium banana contains 1.29 grams of protein, 105 calories and 3.1 grams of dietary fiber.
Potassium – 422 mg, Phosphorus – 26 mg, Magnesium – 32 mg, Calcium – 6 mg, Sodium – 1 mg, Iron – 0.31 mg, Selenium 1.2 mcg, Manganese – 0.319 mg, Copper – 0.092 mg, Zinc – 0.18 mg
Also contains small amounts of other minerals.
Vitamin A – 76 IU, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.037 mg, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.086 mg, Niacin – 0.785 mg, Folate – 24 mcg, Pantothenic Acid – 0.394 mg, Vitamin B6 – 0.433 mg, Vitamin C – 10.3 mg, Vitamin E – 0.12 mg, Vitamin K – 0.6 mcg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

Basil
Indigestion, nervous tension, stress, tension headaches.
Antispasmodic, soothing digestive, antibacterial, antidepressant, adrenal gland stimulant.

Beans
Green beans and peas are the same botanically as dry beans because they are all leguminous plants, meaning that they produce their seeds in pods. However, fresh beans have lower nutrient levels than dried legumes. A good source of choline, which improves mental function, beans contain vitamin A and potassium, as well as some protein, iron, calcium and vitamin B and C. The amino acids in beans and peas make them a valuable food for vegetarians.
Improves memory, antioxidant.

Beets
Beets (the root of the beet plant) are high in vitamin A and the enzyme betaine, which nourishes and strengthens the liver and gallbladder. Beets are also an excellent source of potassium and are cleansing for the liver, kidneys and gallbladder.
Antibacterial, antioxidant, tonic, cleansing, laxative.

Blueberry
High concentrations of tannins are found in blueberries. They kill bacteria and viruses and help prevent (or relieve) bladder infections. Anthocyanins protect blood vessels against cholesterol buildup. High in pectin, vitamin C, potassium and natural acetylsalicylic acid. Blueberries add extra fiber to smoothies.
Antidiarrheal, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral.
Nutrients: One cup of blueberries contains 1.1 grams of protein, 84 calories and 3.6 grams of dietary fiber.
Potassium – 114 mg, Phosphorus – 18 mg, Magnesium – 9 mg, Calcium – 9 mg, Sodium – 1 mg, Iron – 0.41 mg, Selenium 0.1 mcg, Manganese – 0.497 mg, Zinc – 0.24 mg
Also contains small amounts of other minerals.
Vitamin A – 217 IU, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.055 mg, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.061 mg, Niacin – 0.08 mg, Folate – 9 mcg, Pantothenic Acid – 0.184 mg, Vitamin B6 – 0.077 mg, Vitamin C – 14.4 mg, Vitamin E – 2.29 mg, Vitamin K – 28.6 mcg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

Carrots
Carrots are extremely nutritious and rich in vitamins A, B and C, iron, calcium, potassium and sodium. They have a cleansing effect on the liver and digestive system, help prevent the formation of kidney stones and relieve arthritis and gout. Their antioxidant properties come from carotenoids (including beta-carotene), which have been shown to cut cancer risk, protect against arterial and cardiac disease, and lower blood cholesterol. Carrots enhance mental function and decrease the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration.
Antioxidant, anticancer, protect arteries, expectorant, antiseptic, diuretic, boost immunity, antibacterial, lower blood cholesterol levels, prevent constipation.

Celery
Sometimes used as a treatment for high blood pressure, celery also helps detoxify carcinogens.
Mild diuretic, anticancer.

Chili Pepper
Chiles are hot peppers that contain the active element capsaicin. they are high in vitamin A and contain some vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. chile peppers help people with bronchitis and related problems by irritating the bronchial tubes and sinuses, causing the secretion of fluid that thins the constricting mucus and helps move it out of the body. Capsaicin  also blocks pain messages from the brain, making an effective pain reliever. In addition, it also helps prevent heart attacks (if taken on a consistent basis), as it has clot dissolving properties.
Stimulant, tonic, diaphoretic, rubefacient, carminative, antiseptic, antibacterial, expectorant, anti-bronchitis, anti-emphysema, decongestant, blood thinner.

Cucumber
Moderate sources of vitamin A, iron and potassium. Cucumbers contain sterols, which may help the heart by reducing cholesterol.
Diuretic.

Garlic
Research has shown that garlic inhibits cancer-cell formation and proliferation. It lowers total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in humans and reduces blood clotting, thereby reducing the risk of blocked arteries and heart disease. Garlic is also an antioxidant and stimulates the immune system. It has strong antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a good topical medicine. Garlic protects organs from damage inflicted by synthetic drugs, chemical pollutants and radiation.
Antimicrobial, antibiotic, cardioprotective, hypotensive, anticancer, diaphoretic, anticoagulant, lowers blood cholesterol levels, lowers blood sugar levels, expectorant, digestive stimulant, diuretic, antihistamine, antiparasitic.

Ginger
Is a cleansing, warming herb. Ginger stimulates blood flow to the digestive system and increases nutrient absorption. It increases the action of the gallbladder while protecting the liver against toxins and preventing the formation of ulcers. Studies show that ginger gives some relief from the pain and swelling of arthritis without side effects. Ginger is also used to control flatulence, circulation problems and impotence, and to prevent nausea after chemotherapy.
Antinausea, relieves headaches and arthritis, anti-inflammatory, circulatory stimulant, expectorant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, diaphoretic, anticoagulant, peripheral, vasodilator, antiemetic, carminative, antioxidant.

Kale
Is an excellent sources of vitamin C, with some calcium, iron, folic acid and potassium, as well.
Antioxidant, anticancer.

Lettuce
Is an excellent sources of vitamin C, with some calcium, iron, folic acid and potassium, as well.
Antioxidant, anticancer.

Lemon
All citrus fruits are high in vitamin C and limonene, which is thought to inhabit breast cancer.
Antioxidant, anticancer.
Nutrients: One lemon without peel contains 0.92 grams protein, 24 calories and 2.4 grams of dietary fiber.
Potassium – 116 mg, Phosphorus – 13 mg, Magnesium – 7 mg, Calcium – 22 mg, Sodium – 2 mg, Iron – 0.5 mg, Selenium 0.3 mcg, Manganese – 0.025 mg, Copper – 0.031 mg, Zinc – 0.05 mg
Also contains small amounts of other minerals.
Vitamin A – 18 IU, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.034 mg, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.017 mg, Niacin – 0.084 mg, Folate – 9 mcg, Pantothenic Acid – 0.16 mg, Vitamin B6 – 0.067 mg, Vitamin C – 44.5 mg, Vitamin E – 0.13 mg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

Mango
High in vitamin A (there are 8,000 IU of beta carotene in one mango), vitamin C, potassium, niacin and fiber, mangoes help protect against cancer and arteriosclerosis. they also help the body fight infection and maintain bowel regularity.
Antioxidant, anticancer.
Nutrients: One mango without peel contains 1.06 grams of protein, 135 calories and 3.7 grams of dietary fiber.
Potassium – 323 mg, Phosphorus – 23 mg, Magnesium – 19 mg, Calcium – 21 mg, Sodium – 4 mg, Iron – 0.27 mg, Selenium 1.2 mcg, Manganese – 0.056 mg, Copper – 0.228 mg, Zinc – 0.08 mg
also contains small amounts of other minerals.
Vitamin A – 1584 IU, Vitamin B1 (thiamine) – 0.12 mg, Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) – 0.118 mg, Niacin – 1.209 mg, Folate – 29 mcg, Pantothenic Acid – 0.331 mg, Vitamin B6 – 0.227 mg, Vitamin C – 57.3 mg, Vitamin E – 2.32 mg, Vitamin K – 8.7 mcg
Contains some other vitamins in small amounts.

Onion
Onions help prevent thrombosis, reduce high blood sugar, prevent inflammatory responses and prohibit the growth of cancer cells. Shallots and yellow or red onions are the richest dietary source of quercetin, a potent antioxidant and cancer-inhibiting phytochemical.
Antibacterial, anticancer, antioxidant, circulatory and digestive stimulant, antiseptic, detoxifying, lower blood cholesterol levels, hypotensive, lower blood sugar levels, diuretic, cardioprotective.

Parsley
As a diuretic, parsley helps the body expel excess water and flush the kidneys. Always look for and treat underlying causes of water retention. Parsley is one of the richest food sources of vitamin C.
Antioxidant, tonic, digestive, diuretic.

Peach
Rich in vitamin A and potassium, peaches contain boron, niacin, some iron and vitamin C. They help protect against cancer, osteoporosis and heart disease, and their sugar content is low (about 9%)
Antioxidant, anticancer.

Pineapple
Pineapples are a good source of potassium and contains some vitamin C and iron.
Aids digestion.

Raspberry
Raspberries are rich in potassium and niactin and also contains iron and some vitamin C. Enhances immunity.

Red, Green and Yellow Peppers
Peppers are high in vitamin A and C and contain some potassium.

Spinach
A good source of choline, which improves mental function, and folic acid, a heart protector, spinach is one of only four vegetables that are high in vitamin E. It is also high in cancer-fighting lutein, chlorophyll and vitamins A and C, and is a good source of calcium, iron, protein and potassium.
Anticancer, improves memory, antioxidant, promotes healing, anti-cataracts, antianemia.

Strawberry
Effective against kidney stones, gout, rheumatism, and arthritis, strawberries are also used in cleansing juices and as a mild tonic for the liver. Strawberries are high in cancer-fighting ellagic acid and vitamin C. They are also a good source of vitamin C and potassium, and contain some iron. Both the leaves and the fruit are used medicinally. Strawberry leaf tea can be used to treat diarrhea and dysentery.
Antioxidant, antiviral, anticancer.

Tomatoes
High in lycopene and glutathione, two powerful antioxidants, tomatoes are thought to reduce the risk of many cancers. Lycopene is also thought to help maintain mental and physical functions and is  absorbed by the body more efficiently when tomatoes are juiced (or cooked). Tomatoes also contain glutamic acid which is converted in the body to gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a calming agent known to be effective in reducing kidney hypertension. Drink tomato juice or smoothies made with tomatoes to relax after a stressful day.
Antioxidant, anticancer.


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

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