Mulberry Love

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    Introducing Mulberry Love, a revolutionary superfruit drink. Rich in antioxidants and natural ingredients shown to help boost immunity, ignite brain power, and hydrate your body; this refreshing blend of mulberry juice and coconut water tastes delicious too.

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AMAZING HISTORY

Since about the moment that the existence of the deciduous tree was first noted—more than five thousand years ago—the mulberry tree has been regarded as special. Pliny the Elder called it “the wisest of trees,” as only the mulberry never shoots leaves until the last frost has passed, and writers from ancient China to ancient Rome praised it for its many health-boosting properties.

“A man will pass his summers in health, who will finish his luncheon with black mulberries,” extolled the Roman poet Horace in the 1st century BC.

Rising up to fifty feet, and with roots that shoot down nearly as far, the solid mulberry tree also has the ability to tap more nutrients than most other plants. As the ancients knew well, the mulberry tree is the most nutritious tree around, from its fruit.

EAST MEETS WEST

Call it the eternal dance of yin/yang or a harmonious meeting of cultures. The mulberry is now a symbol of the fruitful overlap of Eastern and Western approaches to good health.

For thousands of years, mulberries have played an integral role in traditional Chinese medicine, being used for rejuvenation and to treat many health conditions.

Now, Western science is being applied to explore these ancient practices. Ancient Asian healers were indeed onto many helpful health care practices by prescribing tonics, tinctures, and teas made from mulberries as well as prescribing the fruit itself as part of the diet.

Mulberries contain abundant natural compounds and antioxidants that bodies love--from amino acids to anthocyanins to resveratrol. Western science shows that these potent powerful nutrients have multiple beneficial effects—boosting immunity, protecting heart and liver, strengthening blood vessels, aiding vision as well as helping to preserve memory.

Numerous scientific studies are yielding promising results that illustrate that the cutting-edge West has good reason to embrace the ancient wisdom of the East, including the respect given to the luscious fruits of the revered mulberry tree.

A HEALTHIER CHOICE

The American approach to good health is changing, and functional foods and drinks, including mulberries and coconut water, are playing a big part

For much of the 20th century, the view of American health practitioners towards traditional medicine was tempered with skepticism.

And for thousands of years, the Chinese have viewed mulberries as health-enhancing functional foods, using them in teas and tonics and including the berries themselves in “food therapy.”

In recent years integrative healthcare formed an “information bridge” that brought the two cultures closer and this “integrative healthcare” is now flourishing in the US. We’ve witnessed the birth of traditional medicine here, and we’ve seen the rise of alternative and complementary schools of medicine including the key role that nutrition plays in health maintenance.

And, today we’ve seen doctors, such as Dr. Oz,—stress that certain foods are our friends that keep us healthy and even helps us heal. And anthocyanin-packed purple vegetables and fruit, such as mulberries, top the list.

MULTIPLE BENEFITS

“Anthocyanins in purple foods [such as mulberries] do double duty,” notes Dr. Oz in his Antioxidant Diet. “They go in and prevent damage and help heal the damage that is already done. The deeper the hue the better.”

Berries, once simply delicious, are now “superfoods” thanks to the discovery of the many antioxidants and nutrients they contain. And Americans are eating and drinking more of them as they are growing more health-conscious. In the US, consumption of soft drinks is down, and more and more consumer are demanding—and buying—functional beverages, rich in antioxidants. Demand is surging, too, for coconut water, with recent research showing that the electrolyte-packed beverage is also an excellent sports drinkbox-s