Chocolate Cacao RAW Protein and Greens by Garden of Life is a Certified USDA Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified combination of clean organic plant protein and organic veggies.
Garden of Life has formulated protein with greens for an incredibly convenient, nutritious snack that incorporates both high protein and veggies. RAW Protein & greens provides adequate servings of lean, high quality protein plus dark leafy greens and brightly colored phytonutrients (from orange and purple veg) while on the go. Garden of Life delivers the cleanest protein and greens which is better for your body, the earth and ultimately…clean tastes better! Boost your energy with RAW Protein & greens in a convenient snack with no artificial ingredients and taste fillers. Also available in: Real RAW Vanilla and RAW Lightly Sweet. *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. Individual results may vary.
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- Storage: Store in a cool, dry place. Keep out of reach of children.
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- Contains No: Gluten, Soy, dairy, tree nuts, added sugars, filler ingredients, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, or preservatives
Frequently Asked Questions
How much protein do I need each day? The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for adults is 0.80g of good quality protein/kg body weight/day (which is 0.4 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day). The Daily Value for Protein is 50 grams/day and for many people working out this is not sufficient. How much protein is in a serving of RAW Protein & greens? RAW Protein & greens is an excellent source of protein delivering 20g per serving, 40% of the Daily Value. RAW Protein & greens is a source of complete protein, derived from plant-based ingredients, including all essential amino acids. What is the protein source in RAW Protein & greens? Providing 20g of delicious, smooth protein per serving, the RAW, organic plant protein used in RAW Protein & greens is derived from organic pea, organic sprouted brown rice, organic chia, organic navy bean (sprout), organic lentil bean (sprout) and organic garbanzo bean (sprout). What is the source of greens in RAW Protein & greens? The blend of six nutrient-rich, organic greens and veggies in RAW Protein & greens includes organic alfalfa grass juice which has six times the nutrient density of whole leaf grass, plus organic spinach, organic kale, organic broccoli, organic carrot and organic beet. Nutritionists recommend that we consume 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables daily including a variety of different greens and a mix of brightly colored fruits and vegetables with yellow/ orange and red pigments to provide us with an array of health protective antioxidants. What are the nutritional benefits of the greens, juices and veggies in RAW Proteins & greens? Alfalfa is often called "the father of all foods" as it has played an important role in feeding livestock and humans for centuries. It is packed with vitamins including A, C, E, K, B-Complex vitamins. Alfalfa is a source of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron. Our Alfalfa juice powder has 6x the nutrient density of whole leaf alfalfa grass. Kale is another superfood known to provide over 45 health protective flavonoids. Kale is loaded with vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, A, C, B6, manganese, copper, fiber, calcium, and potassium to name a few. Spinach is high in vitamin K, A and C as well as flavonoids, carotenoids and iron. Most of the flavonoid and carotenoid nutrients found in spinach provide antioxidant support. Broccoli - Among commonly consumed cruciferous vegetables; broccoli stands out. Broccoli is very high in vitamin K and vitamin C - a premiere antioxidant nutrient. Broccoli contains many important health protective compounds including sulforanes. Beets have a unique blend of antioxidants. They get their deep red color from pigments called "betalains" which have many health protective benefits. Beets are a great source of folate, manganese, potassium, copper and they also provide fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin C, iron and vitamin B6. Carrots are a great source of many antioxidants including carotenoids such a beta- carotene (vitamin A) and lutein which supports eye health. What is the benefit of the RAW Probiotic and Enzyme blend? The RAW probiotic and enzyme blend includes 1.5 billion live probiotics and 13 Non- GMO enzymes to help support healthy digestion. Are the RAW Proteins & greens flavors organic? Yes. The flavors in RAW Proteins & greens are all organic. Garden of Life does not use any artificial ingredients, i.e. no artificial flavorings, colorings, sweeteners or preservatives. (Buyer Beware of flavors described as natural as they are not organic and they are allowed to include GMO ingredients and a number of chemical including MSG!).