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Whats the deal with green powders? The 7 best options to try for yourself

Want to know the hype around green powders and if they're worth it?
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Out of the millions of beauty and wellness trends we have seen come and go across social media and the news – the one that seems to be coming back time and time again is the famous green powder. 

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Ensuring we have enough leafy greens and vegetables in our body is integral to our overall wellness and health. Containing high levels of calcium, fibre, antioxidants and vitamins they help to promote healthy heart function, assist digestion, maintain eye health and leave your skin glowing and refreshed. 

Enter the famous green powder. This wellness hack was created to assist people in adding more greens to their daily diet in an easy way by being added to water or smoothies. 

“Despite our best intentions, sometimes, when we’re busy, it can be difficult to pack enough fruit and veggies into our daily diet”, said founder of cult ingestible beauty brand The Beauty Chef, Carla Oates. “If this sounds familiar, a greens powder is a really easy way to increase your daily greens intake”. 

While green powders are not a easy fix to healthy living and were made to supplement a healthy diet, they can be a helpful tool for anyone who wants to add even more greens to their day and benefit from the rich nutrients they include. 

What are green powders

So what exactly are green powders? 

They are usually a combination of dried, powdered vegetables in order to boost the greens we should be ingesting in our day to day. Some powders have added seeds and probiotics to give that extra boost or target specific aesthetic concerns. 

“Fibre is also really important to help feed your gut microbiome and get things moving again. Fibre and gut microbes are inextricably linked—consuming fibre feeds the good bacteria in our gut and helps create the conditions for this good bacteria to thrive”, said Carla. 

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If you’re curious about green powders and aren’t sure where to start, we’re taking a look at some of the best options on the market so you can dip your toes into the wellness trend sweeping social media. 

Green powders to try out in 2023

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Greens + Collagen Formula, $59.99, JSHealth Vitamins

JSHealth’s formula of green superfoods including wheat grass, barlet grass, brocolli, kale and spinach is enhanced with marine collaged to promote increased collaged for skin, teeth and connective tissue. It also has a tropical flavour of pineapple, passionfruit and mint so it’s super enjoyable to start your mornings with. 

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The Beauty Chef Cleanse Inner Beauty Powder, $65, Adore Beauty

The Beauty Chef blend of greens like artichoke, kale, collard greens, spinach was designed to support the body’s cleansing process as well as promote a clear complexion. Not to mention it’s Australian made, organic and cruelty free. 

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The Healthy Chef Every Day Greens, $68.95, Healthy Life

A great powder for a daily dose of probiotics and greens, this option from The Healthy Chef focuses on nourishing the gut and digestive support. 

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WelleCo SUPER ELIXIR Greens refillable caddy, $145, Adore Beauty

This green powder includes 45 whole food ingredients carefully formulated by leading nutritional doctors to improve energy-levels, repair inflammation and leave skin glowing. Not to mention the container is refillable and you can purchase packs to replenish your stocks and reduce plastic waste!

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Kissed Earth Balance Alkalising Greens Supplement, $59.95, David Jones

With seven organic greens, organic hemp protein and cherry extract this daily ingestible works to boost energy and promote gut digestion. 

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Amazonia Raw Nutrients Greens, $34.95, Nourished Life 

Including herbs, leafy greens, sprouts, grasses and sea minerals this easy to use green powder was designed to increase energy, balancy body pH and aid in the detoxification process. 

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