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SGN Nutrition Emerald Balance

Emerald Balance was originally created by herbalist/nutritionist/cosmetologist Jan Lovejoy as an easy-to-drink nutritional supplement for her mother, who “…was suffering from fatigue, edema, pre-diabetes, and post pacemaker surgery.”  Emerald Balance became the first product for Lovejoy’s company: SGN Nutrition.  It’s a drink powder containing 40+ “superfoods,” phytonutrients, herbs and...

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SoBe Lean

The SoBe line of  beverages is manufactured by the South Beach Beverage Company* – now a subsidiary of PepsiCo.  Their teas, juices and “Lifewater” drinks are fortified with various herbal extracts, nutrients and antioxidants.  The “Lean” line is fortified with 100% DV Vitamin C + chromium, as well as other nutraceutical ingredients such as Citrimax, ginseng, L-carnitine and/or guarana.  The drinks come...

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Snapple Metabolism Juice Drink

Snapple beverages are a familiar sight on the supermarket shelves. Founded in 1972, Snapple is now part of the Dr. Pepper-Snapple Group, which formed following the breakup of Cadbury-Schweppes. Although there are 65 beverages in the line, the “Metabolism” juice drinks are two of the (comparatively few) low calorie offerings. There are two flavors in the line: Kiwi Pear and Noni Berry. Manufacturer’s Description: Help...

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VISO Sugar-Free

“Viso” is a line of energy drinks made by the Viso Beverage Company in Portland, Oregon. Each 20 oz bottle contains 100% of the RDA of vitamins, as well as varying amounts of several important minerals. There are 6 types in all, divided between “organically sweet” (sweetened with organic cane juice) and sugar-free (sweetened with sucralose). There are two “regular” flavors in each type, as well as...

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Kombucha Wonder Drink

Kombucha Wonder Drink is a lightly carbonated “infusion” of water, organic kombucha concentrate, green tea and fruit juice – sold in energy-drink style cans.  The company was founded by Steve Lee, who became entranced with kombucha during a visit to Russia.  Kombucha, also known as the “Manchurian Mushroom,” is a symbiotic culture of yeasts and bacteria, that’s used to ferment tea. The fermented tea...

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Zico Pure Coconut Water

Zico is the brainchild of founder Mark Rampolla, who was turned on to coconut water as a Peace Corps volunteer in Central America. In 2004, he left his corporate career to “pursue his dream of bringing the healthy, natural benefits of coconut water to consumers across the world.” Zico is being marketed as a “better sports drink” that can also “can become an important alternative agricultural product for...

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