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Superfood coffee. What are the advantages?

Superfoods, an increasingly well-known concept in the food world, but what it actually means Superfoods are foods that contain a relatively high level of nutrients or bioactive substances, such as antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. When you consume many different superfoods every day, you will more easily get all the nutrients you need daily. Very handy and also healthy! These nutrients are therefore also in the coffee replacement of Verum, the Verum Energize..


Which superfoods are in Verum Energize?

Agaricus Blazei Mushroom

First of all, theAgaricus Blazei Mushroom. In Dutch this is also called the leaf pile mushroom. In addition, this fungus species from the Agaricaceae family is still known under the name Almond mushroom because of its almond flavor.k.

In the wild, the Agaricus Blazei Mushroom can be found in California, United States. It is also cultivated in Hawaii, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Israel, Taiwan and Brazil. In the first half of the 20e century, the mushroom was grown and sold in California. Subsequently, the fungus species was rediscovered in Brazil in the 1970s. It was mainly cultivated and traded there because of the medical properties attributed to the Agaricus Blazei Mushroom.


There aremedical properties attributed to this superfood because it works well against the immune system. At the moment, more scientific studies are being done on the immune system. What is already known is that countries such as China, Japan and Brazil use the drug for certain medical therapies. In addition, it is often used in Western Europe and the United States in the form of plant and herbal extracts to promote the immune system, also known as phytotherapy. The most active ingredients from the Agaricus Blazei Mushroom are the alpha and beta glucans, which are polysaccharides. These are complex carbohydrates and these substances have the property that they protect the liver against toxic substances. These properties make the body more receptive to the immune system.

Benefits Agaricus Blazei Mushroom: Promotes the immune system and protects the liver against toxins.

Ashwagandha Whole Plant Extract

Ashwagandha is a plant species from the genus Withania. This plant is native to the Mediterranean, all of Africa, South Asia and Mauritius and can grow up to a meter and a half tall in the shape of a shrub.

Ashwagandha restores the balance between tension and relaxation in the body. It is therefore possible that after taking this substance the accumulated fatigue rises. This is very normal and it is therefore important to listen to it. Are for restoring your bodyB Vitamins and magnesium essential. This brings the body back to the optimal energy level. Ashwagandha thus works against stress and fatigue, but studies also show that the herb works against anxiety and has an anti-inflammatory effect.

How theAshwagandha works exactly like this: Every cell in our body contains DNA. When a cell divides, it is important that the DNA remains intact. For that reason we have so-called telomeres that protect the DNA against damage. These telomeres are long in young people. Each time a cell divides, these telomeres shorten. The shorter the telomeres become, the slower a cell divides. Since Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that calms the thyroid and adrenal glands, it ensures that the telomeres remain long. As a result, premature aging is counteracted and it is important for the condition of the skin, heart, muscle mass, insulin action, bone density and hormonal balance.. 

Benefits Ashwagandha: Works against stress, fatigue and anxiety, has anti-inflammatory effect, prevents premature aging and is important for the condition of the skin, heart, muscle mass, insulin effect, bone density and hormonal balance.


Rhodiola Root Extract

Rhodiola rosea, in Dutch the Rozewortel, is a plant from the succulent family. The plant is found in the cold parts of the northern hemisphere. Roseroot can be found in the Arctic Arctic, the Rocky Mountains, the mountains of Central Asia, the mountainous parts of Europe such as the Alps, Scandinavia, Iceland, Ireland and Great Britain.. 


Rhodiola has a hugeversatile operation. This is also an adaptogen, which means that it has a stimulating effect on fatigue and a calming effect on restlessness. It is also a powerful and protective antioxidant for our body cells. It keeps the mind clear and stimulates focus. In addition, this herb has a beneficial effect on digestion. Rosavine and salidroside are the active substances that occur in Rhodiola and provide the uplifting and soothing effect.


Rhodiola also has the ability to lower the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol is secreted by the adrenal glands during the day or during stressful times. This can lead to a diminished blood sugar response, less energy, reduced memory and an increase in belly fat. Reducing Cortisol then brings more balance to the hormonal system and this in turn can lead to improved memory, more energy and increased resistance.


In a nutshell, Rhodiola has a lotpositive effects. It improves the state of mind and thereby relieves depression, it improves both physical and mental performance, it gives more mental energy, it reduces fatigue and it has a calming and relaxing effect. As said, very versatile!


Benefits Rhodiola: Improves mood, relieves depression, stimulates focus, energy boost, mind boost, improves physical and mental performance, more mental energy, reduces fatigue, reduces stress and has a calming and relaxing effect.


Alpinia Galanga

Alpinia Galanga, better known asLaos, is a plant that is common in the tropics. The Laos is related to ginger and is therefore also known as Thai ginger. Alpinia Galanga comes from Indonesia, but is mostly grown in Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia. The root of the plant is used as a spice and has a ginger-like flavor with a sharp edge that tends to pepper.


The mainoperation from the Alpinia Galanga is the natural energy boost you get from it. So this is a good alternative to caffeine. Alpinia Galanga has been used medicinally since the Middle Ages. It helps against nausea and the urge to vomit. In addition, it also helps against stomach and intestinal complaints. Furthermore, the plant is good for fighting pain, boosts your memory and improves insulin sensitivity in your body. It is also said to have a stimulating effect on increasing libido. Nowadays it is not used very much medicinally, but much in Asian cuisine.


Benefits Alpinia Galanga: Energy boost, helps against nausea, helps against stomach and intestinal complaints, helps against pain, memory boost and improves insulin sensitivity.  


Cocoa Powder

Cacao comes from the cocoa tree that grows in the countries around the equator. Cocoa beans grow on this tree and cocoa powder is made from these beans. The cocoa powder eventually ends up in your Verum coffee.

Cocoa is full of antioxidants. Antioxidants clean up free radicals in your body, stimulate fat burning and also contribute to a healthy heart and healthy blood vessels. This is pure cocoa and not the chocolate bar from the cupboard that contains a lot of added foods. In addition to antioxidants, cocoa also contains many minerals, including magnesium. Magnesium has a stress-reducing effect and helps you to relax during tension. Magnesium is important for the transfer of stimuli to your brain, so it is nice if this is done in a relaxing way. Magnesium, together with calcium, makes for stronger bones, so that cocoa has an anti-inflammatory effect.

Another importantmineral in cocoa is copper. Copper, in turn, is important for metabolism and for the transfer of oxygen to your red blood cells. Finally, cocoa contains a lot of iron. Iron is important for the production of red blood cells and, like copper, is essential for maintaining the oxygen level in your body. A shortage of copper or iron causes a weak feeling and little energy. In short, the superfood cocoa has many important effects. It works well against cardiovascular disease, helps against weight loss, has an anti-inflammatory effect and also gives a feeling of happiness and energy.

Benefits Cocoa: Clears up free radicals in the body, contributes to a healthy heart and healthy blood vessels, good for the bones, anti-inflammatory, maintains oxygen levels in your body, gives you happiness and gives energy.

You just read which onesuperfoods there are Verum's coffee alternatives and what effects these foods have on your body and mind.Time for a cup of Verum Energize!

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