Thursday, March 18, 2010

I heart New Zealand!

So I am little biased about this post but what can I say, I married a Kiwi (aka New Zealander). I love New Zealand. I love the fresh organic foods, the people, the beautiful moutains, lakes, and ocean, etc.

A view from the top in Queenstown, New Zealand

More of South Island

James' hometown Christchurch, New Zealand

Anyway, yesterday I found a new love.....100% New Zealand Pure Vanilla Whey. Hello, DELISH! I made a protein shake last night with my pecan milk and GOODNESS, it was heavenly! Here's the scoop on my new favorite protein powder.




Harmonized Protein ™ features a synergistic blend of five high quality, New Zealand sourced proteins. Individually, each of the five proteins provide unique benefits: Whey Protein Concentrate has perfectly balanced protein micro fractions and offers exceptional immune support, Whey Protein Isolate has an unsurpassed biological value, Milk Protein Isolate offers prolonged availability of the naturally occurring amino acid cysteine which enhances the production of glutathione, Colostrum is an excellent source of immunoglobulins and supports the production of growth hormones, and Lactoferrin combats free radical damage.

Imported from New Zealand
New Zealand has an outstanding international reputation for sustainable agricultural practices. The cattle that produce the milk used to create these unique proteins graze in open pastures and are raised without the use of hormones, including rBGH. New Zealand proteins are considered to be the cleanest and purest in the world. They do not contain antibiotics and are routinely screened for over 250 agricultural and chemical contaminants including pesticides, fertilizers and PCB's.

Complementary Co-Factors
While the beneficial properties of the protein are obvious, we are limited by our body's ability to digest, absorb and make use of the protein that we consume. Supplying our bodies with the right nutrients is of little benefit if we are unable to effectively extract and utilize them.
Harmonized Protein™ is fortified with a blend of co-factors specifically designed to assist and improve the entire absorption process. It's a multi-stage strategy that begins with a group of proteolytic enzymes that improve the breakdown of protein during the early stages of digestion. This is followed by the addition of K-R-Alpha Lipoic Acid (the most stable and effective form) which mimics the effects of insulin and assists the transport of protein from the bloodstream into human cells.
In Harmony
Harmonized Protein™ also contains Betula Pubescens and Zea Mays, two botanical extracts that have historically been used to support liver and kidney function, the two primary organs responsible for the processing and utilization of protein. The goal by enhancing liver and kidney function is to maximize protein absorption, minimize digestive loss, and ensure overall compatibility. Organic Mineralized Sea Vegetables as well as Organic Flax Seed Oil have also been included for their added nutritional value.
•From cattle raised without the use of hormones, including rBGH
•Fortified with a complete array of complementary support nutrients
•Contains no artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners
 
Now thats some good stats! If you are interested in trying it out, you can go HERE. I HIGHLY recommend some Kiwi Protein...haha!
 
LC

8 comments:

ONEHOURIRONMAN said...

We honeymooned there 18 years ago.
Bungy jumping off the original bridge....
Jet boating down the Shotover River...
Doesn't get any better..
People are the nicest in the World.
Guess you know that, you married one.

whey protein isolate said...

Nice knowledge you have but whey protein isolate is a great product for building muscle and for preventing damage and pain.

april said...

That sounds neat!! Is New Zealand cold?

Janetha said...

i have so many kiwi friends and i really want to get over there! fun post!

Lindsay Cotter said...

Janetha, YOU GOT TO GO!! ITs so awesome!! We hope to go back and live there for a couple years. SCORE!
April,
New Zealand has opposite seasons so its cold during our summer. those pictures were taken in July. haha! The summer there (december) is beautiful and warm!

ktbwood said...

oh my gahh how FUN!! my dad has always wanted to go to new zealand! it looks AMAZING! i bet it is beautiful!

Jamie (BeautyandtheBeef) said...

I'm pretty sure I *just* saw that protein powder in the health food store, now I want to go back and see if it was.

That first picture looks like you are standing in front of one of those fake backgrounds...it's beautiful!

ONEHOURIRONMAN said...

We honeymooned there 18 years ago.
Bungy jumping off the original bridge....
Jet boating down the Shotover River...
Doesn't get any better..
People are the nicest in the World.
Guess you know that, you married one.