Okinawa – The Land of Longevity
Located in Japan’s most southernmost area, the beautiful island of Okinawa is known for its blue waters, vibrant coral reefs, and healthy cuisine. It is also the home of the largest population of centenarians. The Okinawans credit their longevity to their daily diet of indigenous fruits and vegetables such as goya (bitter melon) and green papaya, rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients.
Okinawa 28 Greens
Okinawa 28 Greens is your go-to-choice to help maintain a healthy, nutritious, and balanced diet. Made from a delicious and unique blend of 28 traditional Okinawan vegetables, young Japanese barley grass and Okinawan black sugar, start your day with Okinawa 28 Greens!
- Contains 28 traditional Okinawan vegetables
- Naturally sweetened with Okinawan black sugar
- Dissolves easily in hot or cold liquid
- Contain no artificial flavors or colours
- Soy / dairy / gluten free
- Vegan friendly
- 28 kinds of traditional Okinawan vegetables
- Young Japanese barley grass
- Okinawan black sugar
28 kinds of traditional Okinawan vegetables
Japanese young barley grass, indigestible dextrin, vegetable blend (botanboufuu, orange daylily, bitter cucumber, water spinach, leaf mustard, green papaya, Okinawan pumpkin, sweet potato, Okinawan carrot, Okinawan spinach, cucumber, hosobawadan, fennel, winged bean, asparagus lettuce, wild rocambole, greater yam, silverbeet, Okinawan radish, Asian mugwort, sponge cucumber, yardlong bean, wax gourd, Okinawan shallot, garlic leaf, bird’s-nest fern, taro), sweet potato leaf, Okinawan brown sugar
Size: 30 individual sachets, 3 g each
Net weight: 90 g / box
Made in Japan by a world-class GMP and ISO certified manufacturer
MITSUWA OKINAWA 28 GREENS is produced by a leading pharmaceutical and health food manufacturer in Japan with quality management system (ISO 9001) certification and Good Manufacturing Practice (Japan Health and Nutrition Food Association GMP) certification. All MITSUWA products are thoroughly checked and approved by health food regulatory agencies in North America.
Mix one sachet in a 100 ml drink (hot or cold) such as water or milk*. You can also add to your favourite smoothie, ice cream, soup or yogurt!
**To dissolve the powder in a drink more easily, first mix well with half of the drink and then add the remaining liquid.
*Adjust the amount of liquid according to your preference in taste.
Note: Once Okinawa 28 Greens are mixed and set aside, fibrous particles will appear. This is considered to be normal, please feel safe to consume.
Why were Okinawa fruits and vegetables chosen?
Mitsuwa specifically chose Okinawa’s local fruits and vegetables for the ingredients of Okinawa 28 Greens because Japan’s Okinawa is blessed with a subtropical climate and terrain of coral reefs. With bright sunlight and adequate water supply, a rich variety of fruits and vegetables high in minerals are grown. These crops are carefully grown to reduce any traces of contamination.
What is Barley Grass?
Barley Grass is the seedling of barley. It is a highly alkaline food and is known as a “SuperFoods”. It has very high nutritional value, hence the reason for choosing in making Okinawa 28 Greens.
What are the benefits of Barley Grass?
The SOD enzyme (Superoxide Dismutase) contained in barley grass is a powerful antioxidant. It can protect the cells from gene mutation. Barley grass is also rich in dietary fibres, chlorophyll and vegetable protein that help to detox the body and to maintain a balanced diet.
What are the benefits of Okinawa Brown Sugar?
Brown sugar made from Okinawa’s sugar cane is rich in minerals, calcium and potassium. Especially favoured by women because women tend to lose calcium and iron much easier. Okinawa brown sugar is the best tonic for anaemia, and can be used as a seasoning for desserts.
When is the best time to consume it?
It can be consumed anytime during the day according to each individual’s preference.
Okinawa 28 Greens is very similar to matcha tea. What is the difference?
Okinawa 28 Greens is made from barley grass, 28 kinds of Okinawa fruits and vegetables and brown sugar. It has a slight taste of barley, but matcha is completely derived from green tea leaves. Both have similar colours, yet the taste and benefits are completely different.