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Emma Sutherland

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hello there,

wanted to ask about fermented power powders. i have recently purchased a product from a shopping channell (brainwashed perhaps???)by a sydney woman, Carla Oates, who has created a fermented powder named GLOW. from the description i understood it to be like a multi crossed with yakult crossed with a prebiotic tablet crossed with berocca. i was wondering do you think im an idiot for trying a product like this? and do you see any merit to this type of supplement? you dissolve 1 teaspoon of the powder to water and drink. furthermore i do also have powdered wheatgrass for adding to drinks etc after trying at a juice bar and thinking it was good. do you think these are worth the effort? i mainly purchased the wheatgrass to add a small sprinkle to my sons juice, as its near impossible to get greens into my toddler.

would really apprciate your feedback if possible.

thankyou kindly,

Kelly

Answered Sunday 14 April 2013

Hi Kelly, First of all congrats on being proactive with your health and wanting to improve it. GLOW is a pretty good product and will definitely support a healthy body. I often recommend foods such as wheatgrass, acai, spurulina and maca to clients to add into their diets as they do have amazing properties. I caution people to only take one at a time and then change to another one so your body can get a different set of nutrients instead of the same all the time. Both myself and my 17 month old take kefir (fermented yoghurt), coconut oil (antimicrobial), chlorophyll (cleansing) and raw cacao (high magnesium) regularly.

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