For all of you that were just as shocked about the snow as me, I am happy to report sunny skies and a reported temp of almost sixty today! My oh my is weather unpredictable! Is weather where you live already well into summer? I sure hope so for your sake! =) So today’s Good for You Goodie is not necessarily a goodie you might expect. It does not fit in with the prior chips, cookies, fruit, etc. that I have been featuring; this is slightly different, but still great nonetheless!
The Good for You Goodie: Antioxidant Water Shots
The Company: Pure Inventions
The Chew(More like slurp) Review: I was really excited to feature a new type of Good for You Goodie on the blog since I haven’t really dipped into the use of vitamins as a source that is good for you other than obtaining vitamins and minerals from food(which can be almost impossible to get necessary amounts in food form), so sometimes we can all use a little help which is where Pure Inventions comes in! Pure Inventions was founded in 2003 and is known to be a lead supplier of nutritional, liquid supplements promoting a healthy lifestyle. The goal of their products is to help people achieve wellness in a way that is easy, convenient, and simple to incorporate into a hectic lifestyle. [Hey even college students can forget to take their multi’s!] The whole products line is all natural, fully standardized, no calorie, no caffeine, no artificial sweeteners, no preservatives or alcohol and are gluten-free.
I was beyond excite d to receive not one, not two, but THREE full sized bottles of Pure Inventions to try! I wish I could split em’ all up and share with everyone—because these are neat!
- Green Tea—Peach
So the only thing I can say that is a
disappointment bummer about Pure Inventions is the price! The retail price for this 2 oz bottle is $24.60. But that is for 60 servings. It really just depends on where you want to spend your money—personally I think this is a good investment. I tried each flavor in my water bottle for easy on-the-go nutrition and I loved the Peach flavor! Now these are not like powdered drink mixes with tons of flavor, but more of a subtle hint of goodness in your water. About this flavor--“Peach Green Tea Extract has over 80% polyphenols per serving. Scientific Studies show that Green tea may help to support the immune system, promote a healthy metabolism and promote increased energy. Studies show that Green tea may also promote cardiovascular health, healthy skin, healthy cholesterol and good dental health while supporting a balanced blood sugar.
Green tea has been used as a therapeutic remedy for centuries. Treat yourself to a refreshing iced tea or add to hot water for a soothing, peach-infused route to good health! 1 serving of Peach Green Tea Extract equals the benefits of 100mg of green tea - a healthy dose of prevention!”
- Fruit Extracts—Cranberry with Elderberry
This one had a really unique and berry fruity taste! It was great alone, but I plan on trying it in some berry sparkling water to jazz it up a bit!! Here’s more on this flavor--“Cranberry with Elderberry contains the whole cranberry, including the skin, natural fiber and seeds! Cranberries are known to be a powerful antioxidant.
Studies show that consuming cranberries may support urinary tract health, the digestive system, kidney health, and may help promote a healthy LDL cholesterol. Elderberries are potent sources of anthocyanins and may help boost immunity, reduce stress and promote cardiovascular health.”
- Pure Inventions’ Fit & Slender
Now, I myself do not need a fit&slender supplement—I am actually trying to add some meat on my bones =) But, it would be a great sidekick in helping people achieve a healthy weight and make it easier to maintain it. For that reason, I am saving it in case my family skinny gene ever fails me!! I did try it for reviews sake and it wasn’t my favorite flavor out of the bunch. It was kind of strong and I couldn’t really put my finger on the exact taste—but like I said, that is ok because I won’t be using it!
Here’s the scoop on the Fit&Slender formula--“It is a liquid dietary supplement, designed to help you with healthy weight management. The effective ingredients in Fit + Slender have been carefully selected to ensure maximum effect in an easy to use, tasty liquid concentrate.
Effective Ingredients in Fit + Slender : (NO ephedra, NO alcohol, NO caffeine, NO stimulants!)
o L-Carnitine: Helps burn fatty acids for energy
o Garcinia Cambogia: Helps curb appetite and inhibits fat production
o Green Coffee Extract: Maintains a healthy glucose level and aids in the breakdown of fatty acids (fat burning). Helps metabolize carbohydrates
o White Kidney Bean Extract: The first clinically studied carbohydrate blocker shown to inhibit the digestion and absorption of starch calories.
o White Tea Extract: Powerful antioxidant; increases fat burning and interferes with the absorption of fats and carbohydrates
o Lo Han: Aids in digestion with zero glycemic index
Fit + Slender can be used up to three times daily. Optimal results can be achieved when combined with healthy eating and exercise. Consult your physician before starting any diet or exercise program.”