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ACV reduces acid reflux/heartburn & increases healthy bacteria in the gut/microbiome and contains acetic acid which improves the digestion of carbohydrates.
Lemon stimulates the digestive process to assist with digestion. Ginger helps to increase transit time of food through the digestive tract improving digestive issues.
ACV contains probiotics and honey contains prebiotics that will help the healthy gut bacteria proliferate and ultimately enhance overall immune response.
Lemon has Vitamin C which helps to boost the immune system. Ginger contains gingerol that has medicinal and anti-inflammatory effects. Cayenne can relieve congestion during cold/flu and has high levels of Vitamin A which boosts immunity and also contains capsaicin a powerful antioxidant.
Honey and ACV are antimicrobial and improve symptoms of colds and allergies such as cough, stuffy nose.
BLOOD SUGAR REGULATION
ACV improves insulin sensitivity during high carbohydrate meals by lowering blood sugar levels and insulin response.
Cinnamon is a natural spice that has beneficial effects on blood markers, helping to maintain sugar levels & insulin sensitivity.
SUPPORTS HEART HEALTH
ACV decreases levels of triglycerides & cholesterol, leading to fewer incidences of heart disease.
Lemons are high in Vitamin C which can reduce risk of heart disease and contains compounds that lower cholesterol. Ginger reduces the amount of lipoproteins/cholesterol in the blood reducing heart disease risk. Cayenne can promote heart health.
ACV Improves feelings of satiety/fullness, leading to the consumption of fewer calories at meals. Cayenne suppresses appetite and increases thermogenesis leading to increased caloric burn and possible weight loss.
HOW DOES AMY RECOMMEND IT?
“I often start my day with ACV & lemon juice. This gets my digestion going and boosts my immunity thanks to the healthy bacteria and vitamin C boost.”
IMMUNE SYSTEM BOOST
“When I feel like I am coming down with a cold the first thing I turn to is ACV with ginger and cayenne. It boosts my immune system and clears my airways like nothing else I’ve found.”
Matcha provide a clean, consistent energy, without jitters. Maca can even out mood and elevate energy. Siberian Ginseng (Eleuthero Root) is a stimulant and can help to improve energy levels, enhance alertness and boost cognition.
ALERTNESS & FOCUS
Matcha can improve memory & alertness and contains a compound called L-theanine which helps to prevent the caffeine crash often associated with coffee.
Matcha is rich in antioxidants that help prevent disease and over 130x that found in regular green tea. Maca provides immune system support with the recommended amount of vitamin C. Siberian Ginseng has been shown to be an immune booster and can reduce the duration of respiratory infections such as influenza and pneumonia.
Ginger is anti-inflammatory and Lemon is high in vitamin C providing a boost of immune protection.
HOW DOES AMY RECOMMEND IT?
ENERGY WITHOUT JITTERS
"I've made the switch from coffee to matcha as did many of my clients to allow for an immunity boost and a more even boost of energy. I prefer saying goodbye to jitters and hello to antioxidants!"
"Many of my clients are looking for ways to boost energy these days without feeling anxious. Adaptogens such as Maca and Ginseng naturally improve energy levels and mood along with supporting immunity!"