Greens taste test | Precision Nutrition

Greens taste test
Greens supplements go head to head in the battle for best tasting.

By Ryan Andrews, M.S., RD

Share

Move over, Pepsi Challenge. Time for a real taste test — and a drink that’s actually good for us.

We know that greens supplements can be a healthy addition to your daily food intake, especially if you aren’t eating whole veggies and fruits.

But how do some of these products taste?

Test #1

SuperEarth Green Utopia by Bluebonnet

Cost per serving: $0.94

Nutrition pros Nutrition cons
No sweeteners added
Lots of dark leafy greens and berries
Unique sprout blendVaried algae
Contains soy and gluten (only a con if you are intolerant)
Not organic

Test #2

Green Superfood by Amazing Grass

Cost per serving: $0.77

Nutrition pros Nutrition cons
Gluten free
Dairy free probiotics
Green tea powder
Flax powder
No added sweeteners
Unique fruit powders (e.g., acai)
Soy free
Not all organic

Test #3

Green Defense by Jarrow Formulas

Cost per serving: $0.60

Nutrition pros Nutrition cons
Source of resveratrol
Contains ginger
Added lecithin, natural flavoring, silicon dioxide
Contains soy and wheat (only a con if you are intolerant)
Contains Metabolin (I just want greens in a greens powder)
Not all organic

Test #4

Greens First by Doctors For Nutrition

Cost per serving: $1.40

Nutrition pros Nutrition cons
Green tea extract
Dairy free probiotics
Source of resveratrol
Cinnamon
Added stevia (only a con if you’re avoiding it)
Added natural flavors and citric acid
Not all organic

Test #5

Green Vibrance by Vibrant Health

Cost per serving: $1.00

Nutrition pros Nutrition cons
Dairy free probiotic blend
Contains ginger and cayenne
Contains flax, green tea and pomegranate
LOTS of concentrated ingredients
Added synthetic vitamins and minerals
Not all organic

Test #6

Kidz Superfood by Amazing Grass

Cost per serving: $0.55

Nutrition pros Nutrition cons
Simple variety of veggies and fruits Contains soy (only a con if you are intolerant)
Contains carrageenan, salt, and silicon dioxide
Added cane juice
Not all organic

Eat, move, and live… better.©

Yep, we know… the health and fitness world can sometimes be a confusing place. But it doesn’t have to be.

Let us help you make sense of it all with this free special report.

In it you’ll learn the best eating, exercise, and lifestyle strategies — unique and personal — for you.

Click here to download the special report, for free.