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  1. What is an Antioxidant?
    • According to the National Cancer Institute "antioxidants are
    • substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable
    • molecules known as free radicals. Examples of antioxidants include
    • beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins C and E, and other substances. Many of
    • these antioxidant substances come from fruits and vegetables."Fruits
    • and vegetables contain a powerful array of antioxidants that offer
    • protection for our bodies. Beta-carotene is found in many fruits and
    • vegetables that are orange in color, including carrots, Some green leafy
    • vegetables such as spinach and kale are also rich in beta-carotene.Lutein, best known for its association with healthy eyes, is abundant in green, leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale. Lycopene is a potent antioxidant found in abundance in tomatoes. Vitamin
    • C is found in many fruits and vegetables such as apples, oranges, pineapple, acerola cherries, papaya, carrots, parsley, kale, broccoli,
    • cabbage, spinach, and tomatoes. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant found in green leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli.
  2. Juice Plus+® delivers key phytonutrients that are absorbed by the body.
    • nvestigators at the Tokyo Women's Medical University and the Medical University of Vienna
    • studied the bioavailability (absorption by the body) of select
    • nutrients found in Juice Plus+ and concluded that Juice Plus+
    • effectively increases antioxidant nutrients and folate. Other published
    • studies have also shown various phytonutrients in Juice Plus+ are
    • bioavailable. These studies were conducted by independent researchers at
    • the Georgetown/UCLA, University of Sydney in Australia, King's College in London, Brigham Young University, the University of Arizona, the University of Florida and the University of Texas Health Science Center.
  3. Juice Plus+® reduces oxidative stress.
    • Several of these bioavailability studies also reported improved
    • antioxidant capacity and reduced lipid peroxides, a key indicator of
    • oxidative stress. In addition, researchers at the Medical University of Graz, Austria and the University of North Carolina, Greensboro
    • found that Juice Plus+ Orchard, Garden and Vineyard Blends together
    • were effective in reducing a marker for oxidative stress associated with
    • aerobic exercise.
  4. Juice Plus+® positively impacts markers of systemic inflammation.
    • Chronic systemic inflammation is invisible, and can contribute to an
    • increased risk for developing chronic conditions such as cardiovascular
    • disease, diabetes, and cancer. Investigators at the University of South Carolina found Juice Plus+ significantly decreased levels of three key biomarkers of inflammation in both groups.
  5. Juice Plus+® helps support a healthy immune system
    • A healthy immune system protects the body, and good nutrition is
    • important for a healthy immune system. Published clinical research
    • indicated that Juice Plus+ supports several measures of immune function -
    • in law school students at the University of Florida, in elderly people in a study conducted at the University of Arizona, and in healthcare professionals with direct patient contact at Charité University Hospital in Berlin, Germany.
  6. Juice Plus+® helps protect DNA
    • A diet rich in nutrition from fruits and vegetables is also important to
    • protect DNA from oxidative damage, which can weaken the structural
    • integrity of DNA. DNA becomes damaged and fragile when exposed to
    • oxidative stress; antioxidants from fruits and vegetables can help
    • protect DNA from this damage. Studies conducted have shown a reduction
    • in DNA damage after taking Juice Plus+ in young adults at the University of Florida and in an elderly population at Brigham Young University.
  7. Juice Plus+® positively impacts several key indicators of cardiovascular wellness
    • Homocysteine is an amino
    • acid that is found in the blood. Maintaining healthy homocysteine levels
    • is important for the heart and cardiovascular system. A clinical study
    • at the University of Sydney in Australia
    • reported a reduction in homocysteine levels - even though the levels of
    • the Australian subjects were already within an acceptable range.
    • Researchers in Foggia, Italy also found a reduction of homocysteine levels in subjects with elevated levels of homocysteine. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine
    • found that subjects who consumed Juice Plus+ were better able to
    • maintain the elasticity of arteries, even after a high-fat meal. Investigators at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    • monitored several measures of vascular health in a low risk population
    • who took Juice Plus+ for two years and noted various improvements with
    • no adverse side effects.
  8. Juice Plus+®... The Next Best Thing
    • Juice Plus+® is a simple,
    • convenient, and inexpensive way to add more nutrition from fruits and
    • vegetables to your diet, every day. Taking Juice Plus+ is the next best
    • thing to eating fruits and vegetables. Of course, there is no substitute
    • for eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. But because most
    • people simply can't, don't, or won't, Juice Plus+ helps fill that gap. Juice
    • Plus+ provides nutrition from 17 different fruits, vegetables, and
    • grains. Each ingredient is specially selected to provide you with a wide
    • range of nutritional benefits. Juice Plus+ contains not only a much
    • wider variety of naturally occurring vitamins than vitamin supplements,
    • but it also contains other phytonutrients, antioxidants, and nutrients —
    • even some of the fiber — found in the fruits and vegetables it's made
    • from. These nutrients work together in combination to provide you more
    • of the nutritional benefits of eating healthful whole foods.
  9. Supported by clinical research
    Sixteen studies, published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, by leading researchers around the world, show that Juice Plus+:

    Delivers key phytonutrients that are absorbed by the body.

    Reduces markers of oxidative stress.

    Positively impacts markers of systemic inflammation.

    Helps support a healthy immune system.

    Helps protect DNA.

    Positively impacts several key indicators of cardiovascular wellness.
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