Four Powerful Super Fruits backed by science for years!                 

Super fruits available on earth are plentiful and rich in vitamins. Several fruits offer specific health benefits much more than others and can be vital part of an integrated health plan.  Scientists explored and paid attention to few of these Super Fruits that give health protection such as Gac (fruit from heaven) Chinese lycium (herb of

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longevity), Siberian pineapple (the skin’s secret) and Cili (king of vitamin C). These fruits are nutritious fruits that research has shown can enhance your diet and promote your health.

Gac fruit: (Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng) also called spiny gourd, crow cucumber or elephant bitter gourd is a wild vfruit native to east and south east Asia comprising India, Myanmar Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, China Indonesia and New Guinea. Called ‘Fruit from heaven’ and valued for its ability to promote longevity, vitality and health. Ripe fruits are bright red in color, rich in B carotene and lycopene.

Beta-carotene is useful for our health due to the high content of dissolvable fatty acids. Lycopene is bright-organic compound carotenoids that imparts a red color to vegetables and fruits.  Gac by tradition used for injury healing, to improve eye health and to promote normal growth in children.

Gac has antioxidant components in the fruit extract. In cancer research such of the liver, the colon and in breast cancer, the bioactive components of the fruits’ antioxidant is recommended. Bioavailability refers to the maximum quantity absorbed by the body and can differ greatly in the regions grown and harvesting. Gac fruits are nourishing and therapeutic.

Therapeutic value of the fruits is credited also a mild purgative properties for ulcers and piles. Gac holds high quantities of calcium and phosphorous. The USDA published a paper in 2004 reporting gac has between 40-70 times more Lycopene of tomatoes and 10 times more the beta carotene of carrots.

Chinese Lycium (Lycium Barbarum L):  is a thick deciduous plant with ruddy orange berry fruit, originated from Southeast Asia. The fruits nourish liver and kidneys; stimulate blood circulation and cell absorption. They have being used in China for centuries to sustain health and energy levels, in particular to correct poor eyesight. One of the most celebrated doctors and herbalogist in Chinese history, Li Shizhen, referred to lycium in his Materia Medica.

He stated that residents of Nanqu village in China have the custom of eating Chinese Lycium fruits and achieving longevity.  It’s research has shown to reduce hearing troubles, reduces high temperature and blood pressure. Chinese Lycium is exceptional in detoxification of liver and kidneys. Besides Lycium is an astonishing antioxidant, 60-100 times stronger than vitamin E and C, as it has special flavonoids, carotenoids, and lycopins. With its neutralization of free radicals, lycium is superb in anti-aging and the emergence of wrinkles; it also prevents damages to tissue. It is nick-named as wolfberry fruit. Lycium is rich in Zeaxanthin, 40 times higher than Corn. Zeaxanthin is a carotenoid nutrients.

Siberian Pineapple (Hippophae Rhamnoides): also called sea buckthorn is a small bush originated from Europe and Asia. These berries have been used since days of ancient Greece initially as a medicine for horses. In Russia sea buckthorn has been used in creams to protect cosmonauts from radiation harm. Several US cosmetics companies add Siberian pineapple to their skin creams as an both an injury healer and skin caring. China officially added Siberian Pineapple in 1977 to the “Pharmacopoeia of China”.

Biochemical investigation of the fruit discloses them as a rich resource of vitamin C and E, carotenoids, and flavonoids. The Siberian pineapple contains over 190 active antioxidants, vitamins, minerals including ACE (Appetite Control & Energy) support & B-vitamins  In animal studies, sea buckthorn has been showed to strengthen cardiac drive activity and myocardial contractility (heart muscle tissue contracting capability) in dogs with heart failure.

There have been subjective reports on using Siberian pineapple extracts to reduce cancer growth and high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Cili (Rosa Roxburghii Tratt):  known as sweet chestnut rose is a wild plant of southwest China and has been used for prolonged existence, tumor, and immunity. Cili is rich in victims chiefly C and E. Studies with Cili are helpful in antioxidant, cardio-vascular, and mental. Prickly pear with improved cellular resistance moderates the load of heavy metals in the body as well as anti-cancer.

G3 Imagine the exponential benefits when ALL four of these powerful super fruits are unified into one delicious product with all the benefits! G3 derived it’s name because it has blended Gac, the key super fruit with a delicate blend other three super fruits. These super fruits are used throughout the world for their healing properties. We have added G3 to many of our smoothie and juicing recipes  as well you can also see our favorite products we chose here.

gac (+)  Chinese Lycium  (+) Siberian Pineapple   (+)  Cili(=)Super fruits

  Gac         +            Chinese Lycium  +  Siberian Pineapple  +          Cili              =                G3TM

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As with medications of any type, if you have or even feel you have a medical condition consult with your health care professional with any questions as certain foods may interfere with your prescriptions, need modifying or even aggravate your medical conditions. You should always consult with your health care professional before starting any diet no matter what it may be.

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References, papers  & Studies:

Bharathi, L. K Naik, G and vishal Nath 2006, An exquisite vegetable variety, ICAR News, 12(4) 14-15.

De Wilde, W.J.J.O and Duyfjes, B.E.E 2002, Synopsis of Momordica (Cucurbitaceae) in South East Asia and Malaysia, Bot. Zluru, 57(3): 132-148

Ianev E.Radav S. Valustsov M. Klouchek E.Popov A. The effect of an extract of sea buckthorn on healing of experimental skin wounds in rats, Khirurgiia (Sofiia) 1995(3) 30-3

Lu FM, LiZX Shi.S. Effects of total flavones of Hippophae rhamnoides L on cultured rat heart cells and on camp level and Aden late cyclase in myocardium. Chung Kuo Yao Li Hsuch Pao.1988 Nov 9(6) 539-42

D. S. Burke, C.R. Smidt And L.T. Vuong. Momordica Cochinchinensis, Rosa Roxburghii, Wolfberry,And Sea Buckthorn – Highly Nutritional Fruits Supported By Tradition And Science. Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 259-266, 2005

Aoki H, Kieu NT, Kuze N, Tomisaka K, Van Chuyen N. Carotenoid pigments in Gac fruit (Momordica cochinchinensis SPRENG). Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2002; 66:2479-82.

De Pee S, West CE, Permaesih D, Martuti S, Muhilal, Hautvast JGAF. Orange fruit is more effective than are dark-green, leafy vegetables in increasing serum concentration of retinol and ß-carotene in schoolchildren in Indonesia. Am J Clin Nutr. 1998; 68:1058-67.

Vuong LT, Dueker SR, Murphy SP. Plasma beta-carotene and retinol concentrations of children increase after a 30-d supplementation with the fruit Momordica cochinchinensis (gac). Am J Clin Nutr. 2002; 75:872-9.

Carsten R. Smidt, Ph. D., FACN, Angela Mastaloudis, PhD.Pharmanex Research Institute, Provo, UT. Clinical Study:

Zhang C, Liu X, Qiang H, Li K, Wang J, Chen D, Zhuang Y.Department of Biochemistry, Jinling Hospital, Clinical School of Medical College, Nanjing University, 305# East Zhong Shan Road, 210002, Nanjing, PR China. 

Cheng CY, Chung WY, SzetoYT, Benzie IF. Antioxidant Research Group, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China

Goel HC, Gupta D, Gupta S, Garg AP, Bala M. Radiation Biology Division, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Brig. S. K. Mazumdar Road, Delhi-110 054, India.

 

We have about 3 dozen other key studies and published papers as well, so if you need further research, just let us know.

 

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