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Bioactives?

Bioactives, also known as phytonutrients or phytochemicals, are plant compounds that can benefit your health. They also give 100% juice its unique color, taste, and smell. While bioactives aren’t as essential as vitamins and minerals, they can make your life a whole lot better!

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Juices contain many bioactive compounds – and some are still being discovered!

Among the types of bioactives found in 100% juices, some include:
Polyphenols

Polyphenols are known for their antioxidant properties. Polyphenols are thought to help regulate or maintain a number of bodily functions including brain health and body weight.

Flavonoids

Flavonoids are known for their powerful antioxidant properties and ability to support healthy cells. Studies reveal their role in supporting a healthy immune system.

Resveratrol

Research has linked resveratrol to a variety of health benefits including supporting heart health. Most people know that resveratrol can be found in wine, but this compound is also present in some fruit and fruit juices as well.

Hesperidin

The most common flavonoid found in citrus fruit, research shows that hesperidin supports heart and vascular health, healthy blood sugar, brain function and the immune system.

Quercetin

Quercetin is a plant pigment with antioxidant properties. It has also been known to support the immune system.

Anthocyanins

Anthocyanins are particularly prevalent in berries. Potential health benefits include supporting cardiovascular health and cognitive function.

Lycopene

Lycopene can support cardiovascular and prostate health.

Carotenoids

Carotenoids have antioxidant properties and help maintain eye health, brain function, and a healthy immune system. Several carotenoids can also be converted to vitamin A by the body.

Lutein

Lutein is linked with eye health.

Zeaxanthin

Zeaxanthin can support eye health.