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Functional drinks are to inject healthy functions into the beverage, more nutrition, more diversity has become the inevitable trend of beverage development, which plant extracts are the most popular functional drink ingredients?
Guarana is also known as Brazilian cocoa, its seeds contain 2.5%-7.0% Guaranine, which is a central nervous system stimulant, enhances heart rate and contractiles, inhibits platelet aggregation, promotes gastric acid secretion, causes polyuria, relaxes extracerebral blood vessels and bronchial smooth muscle, promotes catecholamine release, and indirectly inhibits histamine release. Unlike traditional caffeine functional health products, the natural caffeine contained in Guarana can gradually and slowly stimulate the nerves, the stimulation is maintained for a long period of time, and the stimulation is relatively mild, and there is no harm to the human body. Long-term consumption has the effects of refreshing the brain, nourishing Yin and strengthening Yang, controlling appetite, relieving abdominal pain, restoring physical strength, supplementing energy and strengthening health.
Kola fruit extract
Kola fruit is native to tropical Africa. Local indigenous people have long chewed and eaten kola fruit as a stimulant and fatigue recovery agent, and its main components are theobromine, essential oil, glycoside, and clonine. In addition, kola nuts can also accelerate the body's metabolism, to achieve the effect of burning fat.
Maca contains alkaloids, glucosides, vitamins, proteins, amino acids, polysaccharides, minerals and a variety of natural plant active ingredients. Maca's various alkaloids can regulate the functions of adrenal gland, pancreas, ovary, etc., and balance the hormone level in the body; Rich taurine, protein, etc., can regulate and repair physiological functions, improve qi and blood and relieve menopausal symptoms; Iron, protein, amino acids, minerals such as zinc can help strengthen the immune system, improve the body's resistance to disease, anti-fatigue, and improve anemia symptoms.
Cistanche deserticola extract
Modern research shows that cistanche has many functions such as improving renal function, enhancing memory, alleviating senility, delaying senility, resisting fatigue and regulating immune function. It mainly improves memory through four ways: 1. Protects nerve cells and inhibits apoptosis of nerve cells; 2. Promote the growth and repair of nerve cells; 3. Increase the release of neurotransmitters in the brain; 4. Improving brain circulation is very effective for brain workers to improve work efficiency.
Acai berries, America's favorite healthy weight loss food, are native to Brazil. It is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, and has a very obvious effect on the human body, mainly reflected in antioxidant, anti-free radical, enhance skin immunity, anti-aging, maintain the oil-water balance of oily skin, reduce cholesterol and so on.
Acai berries are A weight loss and anti-aging food, they are rich in dietary fiber and high-value oils, and they are also rich in many essential nutrients: potassium, calcium, iron, vitamin E and vitamin A.
Bilberry is a small purple blue or purplish-red berry from Northern Europe. The main active ingredient is anthocyanins. The appearance of blueberries and blueberries is very similar, but compared with blueberries, the content of anthocyanins in blueberries is 4-5 times higher, and the health effect is better.
Cranberries are increasingly recognized and loved for their benefits to vision and the prevention of hardening of blood vessels. Regular consumption of bilberry, can reduce free radical damage to the eye lens and retina, prevent retinopathy; It can also enhance the flexibility of capillaries and promote microcirculation in the eye, thereby improving vision. In addition, lingonberry can prevent cancer and improve chronic hepatitis B.
Wolfberry is a commonly used health food in China, but it is a very popular emerging ingredient in Western countries. Wolfberry has been used as a medicinal material for nourishing the liver and kidney, and has an immunomodulatory effect, promoting hematopoietic function, as well as anti-aging, anti-mutation, anti-tumor, regulating blood lipids, protecting the liver and anti-fatty liver, regulating blood sugar, regulating blood pressure.
It can be predicted that "functional ingredients derived from nature" will lead the future development direction of functional drinks. For example, the use of ginseng extract, green tea extract, honeysuckle extract, chrysanthemum extract, walnut extract, hemp seed extract, sea buckthorn extract, bitter melon extract, maca extract and other natural extract raw materials familiar to domestic consumers to develop functional drinks with Chinese characteristics; Through blueberry powder, cherry powder, Acai fruit powder, pineapple powder, mango powder, coconut powder, acerola cherry powder, mulberry powder and other foreign markets love, develop exotic natural functional drinks
With the further expansion of the energy drink market, more natural plant extracts will be used as ingredients in energy drinks, bringing new vitality to the plant extract industry.